738.3915/206: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Chargé des Affaires in the Dominican Republic ( Brewer )

9. Department informed that Haitian Government has advised its Minister Santo Domingo to inform Dominican Government that it is prepared to enter into pourparlers relative to boundary question. Confer with Military Government and report at once whether Haitian Minister is empowered to discuss this matter on the lines of note from Dominican Foreign Office of December 22 to him proposing arbitration of whole question by the Pope or whether Haitian Minister has been instructed to discuss direct settlement of the boundary dispute.