File No. 839.00/414.

The American Chargé d’Affaires to the Secretary of State.


Throughout all the Dominican Republic quiet continues. Members of congress are now gathering to meet on November 30, in order to elect a provisional President. It is expected that disturbances or something worse will take place then. The prospect of the Horatio Vásquez expedition from St. Thomas is alarming the Dominican Government, which is drafting all possible recruits.