Chargé Sleeper to the Secretary of State.
Habana, August 30, 1906.
Sir: I have the honor to report to the department that complaint has been made to this legation, through the Cienfuegos consulate, by the following American companies, seeking protection for their rights and property:
The Colonial Sugars Company, (Constancia), Mr. R. B. Childs. The Hormiguero Central Company, of Hormiguero. The Trinidad Plantation, Mr. S. M. Patterson. The Cuba Cattle and Land Company, Trinidad, Mr. H. S. Ismon.
Immediately upon receipt of this complaint, I addressed a note to the foreign office, copy herewith inclosed, requesting the necessary protection.
I have, etc.,
Chargé d’Affaires ad interim.