File No. 838.00/719.
The Secretary of State to the American Minister.
Washington , May 12, 1913 .
The Haitian Legation in this city has not notified the Department of the death of President Auguste or of the election of his successor, President Oreste. But if the Government of Haiti has officially informed you that President Oreste has been elected in accordance with the Constitution of Haiti you may attend all functions connected with his inauguration.