The Secretary of State to Minister Powell.

No. 722.]

Sir: I inclose herewith a copy of a lettera from Mr. A. Lagojannis, of Port au Prince, transmitting to the Department a copy of a letter which is addressed to your legation on the 10th ultimo, in regard to the Haitian Government’s refusal to permit foreigners to engage in retail business in Haiti.

You are requested to report to the Department whether Mr. Lagojannis is an American citizen.

I am, etc.,

Elihu Root.
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