File No. 13116.

The Secretary of State to Minister Furniss.

No. 117.]

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your No. 355 of the 9th instant, inclosing copies of correspondence between your legation and the Haitian ministry of foreign affairs, regarding the recent disposition of the Haitian authorities to prevent the landing of American travelers at Haitian ports.

Your course is approved.

The department is pleased to note Mr. Borno’s positive assurance that the instructions given will prevent any further interference with the peaceful visits of American business men and tourists to Haitian ports.

I am, etc.,

Elihu Root.