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Political and economic relations of the United States and Haiti1

1. For previous documentation, see Foreign Relations, 1952–1954, vol. iv, pp. 1240 ff.


337. Memorandum From the Director of the Office of Middle American Affairs (Newbegin) to the Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (Holland)

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 738.00/1–555. Confidential. Assistant Secretary Holland initialed his approval of this memorandum.


340. Memorandum of a Conversation, Port-au-Prince, March 3, 1955

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 033.1100–NI/3–855. Confidential. Drafted by Davis on March 7. Transmitted in despatch 330 from Port-au-Prince, March 8. (Ibid.) Holland and Newbegin were in Haiti accompanying Vice President Nixon on a trip through 11 countries of Central America and the Caribbean, February 6–March 5. Documentation is ibid., 033.1100–NI.


341. Memorandum of a Conversation, Port-au-Prince, March 4, 1955

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 838.2614/3–455. Confidential. Drafted by Newbegin.


342. Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (Holland) to the Acting Secretary of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 838.10/10–2655. Confidential.


343. Memorandum of a Conversation, Department of State, Washington, October 31, 1955

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 838.2614/10–3155. Confidential. Drafted by Hoyt.


344. Memorandum of a Conversation, American Embassy Residence, Panamá City, July 23, 1956

Source: Department of State, Conference Files: Lot 62 D 181, Panama Chronology. Secret. No drafting information appears on the source text, but a handwritten notation indicates that the memorandum was approved for distribution by Andrew J. Goodpaster, the President’s Staff Secretary. President Eisenhower and his party were in Panamá to attend the meeting of the Presidents of the American Republics, July 21–22. For documentation, see Documents 109 ff.


345. Memorandum of a Conversation, Department of State, Washington, December 3, 1956

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 738.11/12–356. Confidential. Drafted by Fromer.


347. Memorandum From the Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (Rubottom) to the Secretary of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 738.00/12–1756. Confidential.


348. Memorandum From the Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (Rubottom) to the Secretary of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 738.02/2–1557. Confidential.


349. Memorandum From the Acting Secretary of State to the President

Source: Eisenhower Library, Herter Papers, Chronological File. In a memorandum to Herter, May 1, Rubottom recommended that the Acting Secretary sign this memorandum to the President. (Ibid.)


350. Memorandum From the Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (Rubottom) to the Under Secretary of State (Herter)

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 838.10/5–1557. Secret.


352. Minutes of the Secretary’s Staff Meeting, Department of State, Washington, July 3, 1957

Source: Department of State, Secretary’s Staff Meetings: Lot 63 D 75. Secret. Extract.


354. Telegram From the Secretary of State to the Embassy in Haiti

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 738.00/7–957. Confidential; Priority.


355. Letter From the Ambassador in Haiti (Drew) to the Director of the Office of Middle American Affairs (Wieland)

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 738.00/7–1857. Confidential; Official–Informal.


356. Telegram From the Secretary of State to the Embassy in Haiti

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 738.00/7–1957. Confidential; Priority.


357. Memorandum From the Secretary of State to the President

Source: Eisenhower Library, Whitman File, DullesHerter Series.


359. Despatch From the Ambassador in Haiti (Drew) to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 738.00/11–3057. Confidential.


360. Despatch From the Ambassador in Haiti (Drew) to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 738.00/11–3057. Confidential.