The Minister in Haiti ( Bailly-Blanchard ) to the Acting Secretary of State
[Received January 31.]
Sir: I have the honor to forward herewith copy and translation of a note received from the Minister of Foreign Affairs, dated December 16, regarding the payment of six months interest on the consolidated Interior Debt of Haiti.
The Financial Adviser, ad interim, to whom I communicated the above note has informed me that he is in accord with this project in principle, provided that ways and means be found to effect such payment.
I have the honor to request to be advised of the views of the Department in the premises in order that I may reply to the note of the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
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