Government of Cuba: Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Communication from the Acting Secretary of War, Submitting a Supplemental Report

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1909 - 32 páginas

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Página 11 - That the government of Cuba consents that the United States may exercise the right to intervene for the preservation of Cuban independence, the maintenance of a government adequate for the protection of life, property, and individual liberty, and for discharging the obligations with respect to Cuba imposed by the treaty of Paris on the United States, now to be assumed and undertaken by the government of Cuba.
Página 3 - ... provisional governor of Cuba, for the period from December 1, 1908, to January 28, 1909, when the provisional government was terminated and the island again turned over to the Cubans. I recommend, in accordance with the suggestion of the Acting Secretary of War, that this report and the exhibits be printed. I think it only proper to take this opportunity to say that the administration by Governor Magoon of the government of Cuba from 1906 to 1909 involved the disposition and settlement of many...
Página 3 - ... Barry was of the utmost assistance in the preservation of the peace of the island and the maintenance of law and order, without the slightest friction with the inhabitants of the island, although the army was widely distributed through the six provinces and came into close contact with the people. The administration of Governor Magoon and the laws recommended by the advisory commission, with Colonel Crowder, of the Judge-Advocate-General's Corps at its head, and put into force by the governor,...
Página 9 - ... Republic, the power and authority for some time held and exercised by me under the provisions of the third article of the appendix to the constitution pursuant to the appointment of the President of the United States; and I hereby declare the provisional administration of the Republic of Cuba, established by the United States pursuant to the treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of Cuba, concluded May 22. 1903. and to the said third article of the appendix to the constitution...
Página 3 - ... of Cuba from 1906 to 1909 involved the disposition and settlement of many very difficult questions and required on his part the exercise of ability and tact of the highest order. It gives me much pleasure to note in this public record the credit due to Governor Magoon for his distinguished service. The army of Cuban pacification under Major-General Barry was of the utmost assistance in the preservation of the peace of the island and the maintenance of law and order, without the slightest friction...
Página 9 - CUBA, January 28, 1909. To the President and Congress of the Republic of Cuba. SIRS : Under the direction of the President of the United States, I now relinquish to you as the duly elected representatives of the people of Cuba, to be held and exercised by you under the general provisions of the constitution of the Republic, the power and authority for some time held and exercised by me under the provisions of the third article of the appendix to the constitution pursuant to the appointment of the...
Página 11 - As provisional governor I shall exercise the powers and perform the duties contemplated and provided for by the third article of the appendix to the constitution of Cuba, for the preservation of Cuban independence, and for the protection of life, property, and individual liberty. As soon as it shall prove to be consistent with the attainment of these ends I shall seek to bring about the restoration of the ordinary agencies and methods of government under the other and general provisions of the Cuban...
Página 8 - ... C," with the blank properly filled, you will publish in the " Official Gazette " on the morning of the 20th of May instant. At noon on the 20th of May the newly elected President and Congress of Cuba being assembled in one place, you will publicly read to them the declaration of transfer marked "D" and at the same time deliver to the President the original thereof signed by you. This act will be the operative act to terminate the military government. At some convenient time before the day of...
Página 9 - ... construction of other works of sanitation contemplated by said article, and the government and control of the island are transferred to you, as the duly elected representatives of the people of Cuba under the constitution, with the express understanding that said contracts and all contracts entered into by the Republic of Cuba under the provisional administration of the United States...
Página 11 - ... military government of Cuba shall be deemed to be general and continuing in its character, and to be applicable to and binding upon all officers of the Government of Cuba under whatsoever names or titles who shall succeed the officers of the military government, and to continue in force and effect under whatsoever government shall exist in Cuba until such time as it may be legally revoked or amended pursuant to the provisions of the constitution aforesaid.

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