611.3831/59a: Telegram

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

64. Reference Department’s instruction No. 142 of February 20, 1934. The Department desires to begin at an early date exploratory conversations with the Haitian Government looking toward the conclusion of a commercial agreement. Before taking up the matter with the Haitian Government, the Department desires you to consult with De la Rue31 and cable your views regarding the desirability of conducting the exploratory conversations in Haiti or whether it would be desirable to have De la Rue proceed to the United States to assist the Haitian Minister here in such conversations. It is desired that no publicity be given matter for time being.

  1. Sidney de la Rue, Fiscal Representative of the Republic of Haiti.