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The Secretary of State to the Minister in Haiti (Armour)

59. Your 71, July 2, 1 p.m. The President has decided to accede to the request of the President of Haiti that complete withdrawal be effected by August 15th, but he does not desire that this decision be made public until subsequent to his conference with President Vincent on July 5th.

The Navy Department has been confidentially informed and has advised this Department that withdrawal can be completed by the date indicated.