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United States Department of State / Papers relating to the foreign relations of the United States, 1919
(1919)

List of papers,   pp. XI-LXXXI ff. PDF (20.0 MB)


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LIST OF PAPERS
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
FIN ANCIAL AFFAIRS
REFUSAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE TO CONSIDER THE CUSTOMS RECEIVER-
SHIP AS EXTENDED BY THE 1918 BOND ISSUE-PROVISION OF ADDITIONAL FUNDS
FOR AMORTIZATION OF THE BONDS-TRANSFER OF CONTROL OF INTERNAL
REVENUES FROM THE RECEIVERSHIP TO THE MILITARY GOVERNMENT
Subject
The Acting Military Governor of Santo Domingo to the Secretary
of the Navy (tel.)
Request for confirmation of Military Government's interpre-
tation that U.S. consent for issue of 1918 bonds extends dura-
tion of customs receivership.
To the Consul at Santo Domingo, Temporarily in Charge of the
Legation in the Dominican Republic (tel.)
Refusal to confirm Military Government's interpretation;
suggestion that Dominican Government promise bankers to
urge U.S. extension of receivership.
From the Secretary of the Navy
Military Governor's despatch (text printed) stating Depart-
ment's letter of July 19, 1918, considered as approval of issu-
ance of Executive order and bonds, and requesting authority
to publish letter.
To the Secretary of the Navy
Statement of Department's attitude toward Dominican
bond issue and authority to print letter in manner showing
such attitude.
From the Consul at Santo Domingo, Temporarily in Charge of
the Legation in the Dominican Republic
Executive Order No. 272, Mar. 13, 1919, of the Military
Government (text printed) providing additional funds for
amortization of 1918 bonds.
From the Acting Secretary of the Navy
Letter from Military Governor (text printed) requesting
revocation of instructions of June 16, 1916, vesting collection
of internal revenue in hands of customs receivership, and
requesting transfer of collection to Military Government.
To the Minister in the Dominican Republic
Refusal to transfer to Military Government the collection of
internal revenues.
From the Secretary of War
Reiteration of right of supervision and control of receiver-
ship by Bureau of Insular Affairs, request for more regular
assignment of duties to receivership, and request for informa-
tion regarding floating debt.
To the Secretary of War
Measures taken to regularize assignment of duties to re-
ceivership, and to obtain information requested.
From the Acting Secretary of the Navy
Request for approval of financial supervision by Military
Government, not as innovation as understood by Department,
but as fait accompli dating from beginning of occupation.
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Date and
number
1918
Dec. 28
1919
Jan. 15
Jan. 25
Feb. 12
Mar. 22
(438)
May 2
June 14
(294)
July 16
Aug. 6
Aug. 25
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