The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister in the Dominican Republic (Russell)

No. 294

Sir: The Department has had under consideration the request made by the Military Governor of the Dominican Republic to transfer to the Military Government the collection of the internal revenues of the Republic.

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After careful consideration of the subject, the Department has reached the conclusion that it cannot approve the proposed transfer, and you will so inform the Military Governor.

I am [etc.]

Frank L. Polk