File No. 837.156/26.

The American Minister to the Secretary of State.

No. 683.]

Sir: Referring to my despatch No. 529 of December 23, 1910,1 I have the honor to report that by Executive Decree No. 180, dated the 10th instant, published in the Official Gazette (No. 62) of March 15th, a concession has now been granted to one Arturo Dworzak to construct a steel bridge across the entrance to the port of Habana from the “Capitanía del Puerto” to the extreme south part of the fortress “La Cabaña.” Work on the bridge is to begin within six months and must be terminated in fifty-four months without obstructing the channel in the meantime.

I have [etc.]

John B. Jackson.
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