836.48 1930 Hurricane/15: Telegram

The Minister in the Dominican Republic (Curtis) to the Secretary of State

98. Department’s 42, September 5, 6 p.m. Following is local committee: Morgan of City Bank, chairman, Davidson of Electric Company, British Chargé, Haitian Minister, French Chargé, Spanish Chargé, Lopez Aneiro of Porto Rican Colony, self, and Clark ex officio.

Three relief boats off port, another due, and two or more coming Monday. Porto Rican medical unit has landed. River rapidly falling and should be available for landing cargo within twenty-four hours if launches can be obtained. Squadron of planes has just flown over, presumably with medical supplies from Port-au-Prince. Road to Boano opened and roads to Macoris and Azua reported practicable.