File No. 763.72/4084
The Secretary of State to the Minister in Haiti ( Bailly-Blanchard )
Washington , April 27, 1917, 6 p.m.
Your April 26, 3 p.m. Haitian Minister was informed that in eventuality mentioned the United States would give “all proper assistance.” It is obvious that the form this might take would depend upon circumstances and such necessities as might arise, but generally speaking this Government would use every effort to prevent Haiti from suffering injury as a result of her action.