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HAITI -- World War II

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Place Published: Port-au-Prince
Date Published: 1940

Description: 2 pages on "Legation of the United States of America" blind-stamped stationery, 12.5 x 8 inches (stamped and marked by recipient), Port-au-Prince, Haiti, March 6, 1940. This document informs the Haitian Secretary of State of details of US Marines' use of Haitian airspace, in part: "With reference to Your Excellency's note of June 20, 1939, granting blanket permission for United States Service aircraft to fly over and, when necessary, to land in Haitian territory, I have the honor to inform Your Excellency that twenty-four planes of the First Marine Group...plan to arrive in Port-au-Prince on or about March 8..." Accompanied by an unsigned carbon on onion skin, and an additional unsigned two-page carbon on onion skin regarding "belligerent submarines." Edges of onionskin documents folded from long storage; main document in very good(+) condition.

Signed: Y
Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 141933

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