The Acting Secretary of State to the High Commissioner in Haiti (Russell)

No. 26

Sir: The Department has received your despatch of August 5, 1922, discussing the political situation in Haiti and transmitting a copy of a proclamation issued by you to the Haitian people.

Your action in this matter is approved, but the Department would prefer that it be consulted in the future before any proclamations of general political importance are issued.

I am [etc.]

William Phillips