File No. 2126/49.

The Haitian Minister to the Secretary of State.

No. 1711.]

Mr. Secretary of State: Pursuant to instructions just received from my Government, I hasten to advise you that the ports of Gonaives and St. Marc have been declared to be in a state of blockade.

I gladly embrace this opportunity to renew to you, etc.,

J. V. Leger.