The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Haiti (Jordan)
73. Inform Haitian Government that Haitian Minister has communicated to it [the Department] contents of cable recently received by him indicating that Haitian Government considers loan indispensable. Extremely important that authorization to Financial Adviser to accept one of loan offers be cabled at once prior to January 1st because of maturity of Banque Nationale note and desirability of avoiding protest of note.
You will endeavor to obtain an immediate definite favorable answer and briefly cable result without delay. Your naval wireless messages usually 4 days in transmission.