838.51A/33: Telegram

The Ambassador in Peru ( Poindexter ) to the Secretary of State

60. Cumberland accepts Haiti appointment and will go from here direct to Haiti via Panama. Served notice December 20th under contract with bank. Has not yet received a definite answer to his request for release from 60 days’ notice provision of contract. President promises his influence to aid Cumberland’s early release.11

  1. Dr. Cumberland assumed the duties of Financial Adviser of Haiti on Feb. 4, 1924, and of General Receiver on Apr. 1, 1924.