File No. 838.105/37
The Haitian Minister to the Secretary of State
Washington, July 5, 1917.
Mr. Secretary of State: I have the honor to inform your excellency that my Government, on the recommendation of General J. D. Butler, commander in chief of the Haitian gendarmerie, is disposed to subscribe to the modification of the Gendarmerie Agreement signed at Washington on August 24, 1916, in such a way as to have a new inspector and a second lieutenant (machine gun section) take the place of one of the line directors.
It gives me pleasure to add that it has vested me with full powers to that end.
Be pleased to accept [etc.]