File No. 838.105/45
Chargé Mayer to the Secretary of State
Port au Prince , November 6, 1917, 10 a.m.
At the request of General Butler Legation respectfully solicits Department to use good offices to expedite modification of gendarmerie agreement, substituting two lieutenants for one inspector Coast [Page 812] Guard as per correspondence contained in letter dated November third from chief gendarmerie to brigade commander Haiti forwarded to headquarters Marine Corps.