File No. 838.51/382.


By a decree dated January 22 the Haitian Government, declaring that in view of the insufficiency of receipts to meet current public expenses and also expenses which it is indispensable to incur for the suppression of the revolution, authorizes the immediate issue of two million gourdes in Treasury notes of one, two and five gourde denomination to be reimbursed out of the new issue of eight million gourdes paper currency previously authorized.

These notes are now being printed at the government printing office.