836.48 1930 Hurricane/1: Telegram
The Minister in the Dominican Republic (Curtis) to the Secretary of State
[Received 10:55 p.m.]
95. City and environs 99 percent destroyed. President agrees with my request that Red Cross rush food, light clothing, shelter, medicines and sanitary unit. Urge sending warship with supplier immediately. No reports yet from interior. Loss of life here appears small.