File No. 838.001 Or 3.

The Secretary of State to the Minister of Haiti.

No. 18.]

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of the 3d instant in which you inclose, with office copy, a letter addressed to the President by His Excellency the President of Haiti announcing his election to the Presidency of that Republic.

The letter has been placed in the hands of the President and his reply will shortly be forwarded through the American Minister at Port au Prince.

Accept [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
J. B. Moore.