The Chargé in Haiti (McGurk) to the Secretary of State

No. 419

Sir: With reference to the Department’s telegraphic instruction number 31, June 7, 5 p.m., approving and authorizing the Legation to sign the amendment to the Garde Agreement to permit the appointment of a First Lieutenant for aviation duty, I have the honor to transmit herewith the originals in English and French40 of this Agreement signed today.

Respectfully yours,

J. F. McGurk

Agreement Signed June 9, 1932, Amending the Garde Agreement Signed August 24, 1916, and Amended on March 23, 1920, and February 28, 1925

The undersigned duly authorized by their respective governments have this day agreed that the Garde Agreement signed on August 24, 1916,41 and amended on March 23, 1920, and February 28, 1925, shall be and hereby is further amended as follows:

Article I. Upon recommendation of the Commandant of the Garde, a properly qualified person may be appointed as First Lieutenant, in addition to the number already authorized, said First Lieutenant to be assigned to aviation duty.

Signed at Port au Prince in duplicate in the English and French languages this ninth day of June, 1932.

  • A. N. Leger
  • J. F. McGurk
  1. French text not printed.
  2. Foreign Relations, 1916, p. 334.