611.3831/25: Telegram

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

48. Department’s 649, August 10, 1925, addressed to Merrell.6 The Haitian Government agrees to modus vivendi but desires to except [Page 403] Dominican Republic. Haitian Government has notified the custom house authorities that the Franco-Haitian commercial convention of 1917 [1907?] will not be in effect after July 26.

Request authority to except the Dominican Republic and to fix the date when the modus vivendi becomes operative as July 27, 1926.

  1. Ante, p. 401.