The Minister in Haiti (Bailly-Blanchard) to the Acting Secretary of State
[Received March 12.]
Sir: Referring to the Department’s confidential cable instruction of July 3, 5 p.m.,10 I have the honor to report that the Brigade Commander and the Treaty Officials, except the Financial Adviser, met under my presidency at the Legation on Wednesday February 5th at 2:30 p.m.
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The Brigade Commander presented at the meeting a copy of a document which he had obtained, and stated that it was the instructions issued by the Haitian Government to their Delegate to the Peace Conference, their Minister in Paris. This document was read at the Conference and, at the suggestion of the Brigade Commander, a copy is herewith attached to this report.
The Conference adjourned at 5:50 p.m.
I have [etc.]
- Ante, p. 305.↩
- Substituted for file translation.↩
- See Foreign Relations, 1916, pp. 322 ff.↩
- Rapport de M. Louis Borno, Secrétaire d’Etat des Relations Extérieures à S. E. Monsieur le Président de la République d’Haiti … 1916 (Port au Prince, Imprimerie Nationale, 1918).↩
- Foreign Relations, 1915, p. 454.↩
- The treaty was signed on Jan. 7, 1909; Mar. 22 is the date of the Haitian ratification.↩