The Secretary of State to the Chargé des Affaires in the Dominican Republic ( Brewer )
17. Your despatch No. 574 May 14.
Department is gratified to learn that boundary protocol is about to be submitted to Haitian Minister. Department suggests if agreeable to the Dominican Government that provision be made in Article 2 that the award shall be rendered within a period of 180 days after the date fixed for the presentation of rejoinders. Department also considers Article 9 unnecessary.