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The Minister in Haiti (Bailly-Blanchard) to the Secretary of State

71. This Legation’s number 67 reads as follows:

“September 22, 2 p.m. Department’s 431 September 3 received 21st, and instructions complied with this morning in audience with the President who was very much pleased with the communication. No decree for holding legislative elections on January 10 will be issued, the Presidential election to be by Council of State.[”]