The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister in Haiti (Munro)
16. Your 38, March 30, 11 a.m. The Department sent you by air mail March 28 its instruction No. 175 enclosing a reply to Leger’s note of March 15. As you will note the Department drafted this reply on the assumption that the long and detailed reply to the Haitian Government’s note of December 22, enclosed with the Department’s instruction No. 171, March 22, had already been transmitted to the Haitian Government. Unless you perceive some objection to such a course, the Department therefore desires you to answer first the note of the Haitian Government dated December 22 by transmitting to that Government the reply enclosed with the Department’s instruction No. 171 of March 22. After the lapse of a short period of time you may then present the reply to the Haitian Government’s note dated March 15, transmitted with the Department’s instruction No. 175, of March 28.