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(Unless otherwise specified, the correspondence is from or to officials in the Department of State.)

DENMARK

REFUSAL BY THE UNITED STATES TO RECOGNIZE IN A THIRD GOVERNMENT THE

RIGHT OP PREEMPTION OF DANISH INTERESTS IN GREENLAND

Date and number

Subject

Page

1920 May 20

(826)

1

From the Ambassador in Great Britain (tel.)

Foreign Office note stating that British recognition of
Danish sovereignty over Greenland is subject to condition
that Denmark grant to British Government the right of pre-
emption of Danish interests in Greenland.

(Footnote: British modification of position, Sept. 6, 1920,
reserving right to be consulted should Denmark contemplate
alienation of Greenland.)
To the Ambassador in Great Britain (tel.)

Instructions to inform Foreign Office that United States is
not disposed to recognize in a third government the right of
preemption of Danish interests in Greenland.

(Instructions to repeat to Copenhagen.) From the Chargé in Denmark

Transmission of copy of his memorandum to the Foreign Office containing U. S. refusal to recognize in a third government the right of preemption of Danish interests in Greenland.

June 5

(590)

1

2

June 8

(491)

1921 Aug. 3

2

To the Danish Minister

Acknowledgment of notification that entire country of
Greenland had been brought under Danish administration;
and statement that United States would not be disposed to
recognize existence in a third government of right of preemp-
tion to acquire Danish interests in Greenland.
From the Danish Minister

Information that Denmark has no desire to transfer interests
in Greenland and has not given to any government the right
of preemption in Greenland.

3

Sept. 29

(330)

1922 Apr. 27

3

Memorandum by the Third Assistant Secretary of State

Interview with the Norwegian Minister concerning U. S. refusal to give to the Norwegian Government an interpretation of phrase "extending their political and economic interests,” used in U. S. declaration of Aug. 4, 1916, relative to extension of Danish authority in Greenland.

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

ADOPTION OF A PLAN FOR THE WITHDRAWAL OF THE MILITARY

GOVERNMENT

Date and number

Subject

Page

1922 Jan. 3

(1)

5

Jan. 30

5

Feb. 10

10

Mar. 5

(742)

13

From the Chargé in the Dominican Republic (tel.)

Departure of Military Governor for Washington after futile
attempt to obtain agreement with leaders of political parties
for withdrawal of Military Government and establishment of
Guardia Nacional.
From the Secretary of the Navy

Recommendation that Dominicans be presented with
alternative of calling elections or having proclamation of June
14, 1921, withdrawn and Military Government continued
until public works are completed and adequate national gov-
ernment is functioning; also that permanent debt financing be
established by adoption of 10-million-dollar loan plan, which
would extend life of Receivership General of Customs. State-
ment, dated January 21, by Military Governor of Dominican
finances and proposed method of stabilization (text printed).
To the Minister in the Dominican Republic, temporarily in the

United States
Instructions to cooperate with Military Governor in seeking
agreement with Dominican political leaders for holding elec-
tions with view to withdrawal of Military Government and for
stabilizing finances by floating loan for redemption of 1918
and 1921 loans; otherwise Military Government must be
continued.
From the Minister in the Dominican Republic

Statement of Department's policy presented to political
leaders in conference on February 23 (text printed). Reply
of political leaders, February 23 (text printed) refusing to con-
sider statement.
Proclamation by the Military Governor of Santo Domingo

Annulling proclamation of June 14, 1921, and continuing
Military Government.
From the Minister in the Dominican Republic (tel.)

Information that political leaders will make proposition for
holding of elections when finances are in order as result of loan
and when national police have been recruited.
From the Assistant Secretary of the Navy

Draft of proposed instructions to Military Governor (text
printed) providing for the development of the national police
and for the gradual transference to it of civil duties performed
by U. S. military forces.
To the Acting Secretary of the Navy

Approval of instructions for Military Governor; advisability
of relieving U. S. military forces from police duties in interior
of Dominican Republic at earliest practicable date.
From the Minister in the Dominican Republic

Mar. 6

18

Mar. 27

(13)

19

May 24

19

June 2

21

June 7

Notes on conference of Military Governor and U.S. Minister with Federico Velasquez and Jacinto de Castro, June 3, regarding their projected visit to Washington to reach agreement as to withdrawal of U. S. forces of occupation, holding of elections, organization of native government, etc.

(768)

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