United States Consul at Havana Fitzhugh Lee to Assistant Secretary of State William R. Day
Havana [Cuba], Feb 22
Copper cases ammunition found intact in ten inch forward magazine starboard side this morning. Seems to show that magazine not exploded. Evidence beginning to prove explosion forward on port side by torpedo.
Source Note: Cy, DLC-MSS, William R. Day Papers. Addressed immediately below place-date line, “Asst. Sec. of State.” Written at top of page: “Copy” and “rec’d at WASHINGTON, D.C., 3:08 p.m., Feb 22.” The portion in capitals was part of the printed stationery that this copy was written on. The stationery is headed “United States Senate, Abridgment of Message and Documents, W.H. Michael, Editor,” all of which is crossed through. Lee and Day corresponded regularly.