File No. 838.00/1308.
Chargé Davis to the Secretary of State.
Port au Prince, September 15, 1915—10 a.m.
Haitian Government has forwarded to this Legation copy of a formal protest addressed to it by the German Minister which states American occupation and management of customs prejudicial to German interests. Cites Admiral Caperton’s statement as to disposition to be made of customs receipts, which statement does not contain provision for payment of funds due different German interests here.