The Dominican Minister ( Despradel ) to the Secretary of State


Mr. Secretary of State: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of Your Excellency’s kind note of the 23rd of the current month, by which I am informed that this Legation’s note of the 20th instant has received your most careful and sympathetic consideration.

I have the honor to note also that Your Excellency recognizes the desires of the Dominican Government to comply promptly and in full with its financial obligations, which is shown, as Your Excellency very justly expresses it, by the efforts made by the Dominican Government during the past year of serious depression, aggravated by the disastrous hurricane which destroyed the city of Santo Domingo, on September 3, 1930.

In expressing my thanks for all the views contained in the said note, I avail myself [etc.]

Roberto Despradel