638.5131/37: Telegram

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

9. Your No. 13 of February 20, 1 p.m. Second paragraph. Your action is approved. Is there anything in the Treaty to prevent like treatment for similar American products under terms of modus vivendi.

With reference to the question of the legality of putting into effect the tariff reductions before ratification by the legislature, mentioned in the third paragraph, this would appear to be a question for determination by the Haitian Government.