File No. 2126/43.

Minister Furniss to the Secretary of State.


I have just had interview with the President of Haiti, who insists on bombarding St. Marc, now in the possession of revolutionists, Commander of United States ship Eagle has arrived from St. Marc this morning, and reports that he protested against bombardment to Haitian war vessel at St. Marc, and he has had it postponed until now, to permit women and children to get into safety. Eagle has returned to St. Marc. There are three American citizens in business in St. Marc. Diplomatic Corps have decided to protest against bombardment.