File No. 839.00/1853

Minister Russell to the Secretary of State


Referring to the matter of financial control urged in my telegram of May 29, I had in mind Receivership for this until definite arrangement could be made.

I have sent a communication to the Council of Ministers to the effect that financial control will be established at once, and I request suitable instructions be sent to the Receivership from the War Department covering this point as well as collection of internal revenue and to act as disbursing officer Dominican Government.