Mr. Dawson to the minister of foreign affairs of the Dominican Republic.

Mr. Minister: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your excellency’s note announcing the acceptance by Congress of the resignation of the Presidency of the Republic presented by his excellency Carlos F. Morales, and the fact that his excellency Ramon Caceres, vice-president, has, in accordance with the constitution, entered upon the performance of his functions as President.

Of these important facts I take due notice, and improve the opportunity, etc.,

T. C. Dawson.