The Acting Secretary of State to Minister Dawson.

No. 50.]

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your No. 119, of the 7th instant, in regard to the full powers exhibited for the negotiation of the protocol of February 7, 1905, between the United States and the Dominican Republic.

In reply, I have to say that mutual exhibition of full powers is the usual and sufficient course.

I am, etc.,

Alvey A. Adee.