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                            HAWAIIAN   ISLANDS.	565
No --.
Hawaiian islands, Island of---, District of--, ss:
I, the undersigned, inspector of election, duly appointed and commissioned, do hereby certify that ---- --
-:, aged --, a native of ---, residing at ----, in said district, has this day taken, before me, the oath to 
support the Constitution of the Hawaiian Kingdom, promulgated and proclaimed on the 7th day of July, 1887, and 
the laws of said Kingdom.

Inspector of Election. --- --, 18-,
No. 14. 
 Mr. Blount to Mr. Gresham.
No. 11.]						Honolulu, Hawaiian islands,
June 28, 1893.
sib. : On yesterday I found amongst the unfiled papers of the legation a document, of which the inclosure sent 
herewith is a true copy.
My final report will be completed within the next ten days, probably much earlier. It will be forwarded by the 
first opportunity.
In my dispatch to the Department of April 26 I said: "Mr. Paul Neumann is generally regarded here as a bright, 
plausible, unscrupulous person." I desire now to say that so far as the expression "unscrupulous" is concerned a 
better knowledge of public opinion satisfies me that I was not justified in its use. I deem it my duty to place this on 
the records of the Department.
Three persons have been arrested for conspiracy to overthrow the Government. They are whites of the laboring 
class.
I see no reason to think that there is likely to be any movement against the Provisional Government or the peace 
of society at this time.
On the 18th of this month 1,757 Japanese contract laborers were landed here for the sugar plantations. Of this 
number 1,410 were men and 347 women.
I am, etc.,						James H. Blount,
Special Commissioner of the United States.
[Inclosure in No. 11.]
 Mr. Dole to Mr. Stevens.
government building,
Honolulu, January 17, 1893.
His Excellency John L. Stevens,
Untied States Minister Resident:
sir: I acknowledge the receipt of your valued communication of this day, recognizing the Hawaiian Provisional 
Government, and express deep appreciation of the same.
We have conferred with the ministers of the late government and have made demand upon the marshal to 
surrender the station house. We are not actually yet in possession of the station house, but as night is approaching 
and our forces maybe insufficient to maintain order, we request the immediate support of the United States forces, 
and would request that the commander of the United States forces take command of our military forces so that they 
may act together for the protection of the city.
Respectfully, etc.,
Sanford B. Dole, Chairman Executive Council,
(Note of Mr. Stevens at the end of the above communication: " The above request not complied with.-Stevens.")

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