Major General CalixtoGarcía, Cuban Revolutionary Forces, to Commander Washburn Maynard
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your communication of today with a copy of the Proclamation issued by the President of the United States declaring suspension of hostilities in accordance with the Protocol concluded and signed August I2, I898.1
I have already given the necessary orders towards withdrawing my troops from near neighborhood of the Spanish lines and I beg to inform you that there will be no occasion for any disturbance whatsoever.
I gratefully thank you for your offer to help us in any way and in case that we should need your valuable aid I shall readily notify you.
I , am Sir,
Yours very truly,
Sig Calixto Garcia,
Major General , Commanding
the Eastern Department
Source Note: Cy, DNA, AFNRC, M625, roll 238. Addressed below close: “W.Maynard,/Commanding, U.S.S.Nashville.” Calixto García’s full name is CalixtoRamón García e Iñiguez.
Footnote 1: See: President William McKinley’s Proclamation of 12 August 1898.