638.5131/196: Telegram

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

45. Your despatch no. 191 of June 10, last two paragraphs. You are correct in your understanding that Department’s attitude towards [Page 609] a proposed Franco-Haitian commercial agreement remains substantially that set forth in Department’s telegrams nos. 21 of June 30 [20], 2 p.m., 1935, and 45, September 13, 6 [7] p.m., 1937.

You are authorized to state that the Legation has no objection to the acting Fiscal Representative giving his accord to the proposed agreement, providing that as you have been given to understand by Léger, no reference is made in the proposed agreement or the accompanying exchange of notes to the 1910 loan.