File No. 738.3915/73.
The American Minister to the Secretary of State.
Santo Domingo , June 20, 1911 .
The minister for foreign affairs has requested me to inform you that a communication goes forward by to-day’s mail instructing the Dominican plenipotentiaries to endeavor by every possible effort to effect a satisfactory settlement of the boundary dispute and not to break off negotiations before consulting with the Secretary of State of the United States.