File No. 839.00/1750.

The Secretary of State to Chargé Johnson

Sir: The Department has received your No. 200 of the 26th ultimo in which you enclose the Legation’s recommendation regarding the liquidation of diversions of revenue made by the Dominican Government due to the extraordinary expenses incurred since July 7, 1915, in attempting to suppress uprisings in the Dominican Republic.

Your report has been read with much interest and its recommendations are commended.

I am [etc.]

Robert Lansing.