ALPHABETICAL INDEX.

A.

  • Agriculture: in Hayti; celebration of the fete in honor of; addresses; the military display 642
    • proposed establishment of a department of, and commerce in Japan 727
  • Alexander II: Emperor of Russia; assassinated March 13, 1881 242, 1008
  • Alexander III, Emperor of Russia: succeeds to the throne on the death of Alexander II; proclamation 1009
  • Aliens in Roumania: passage of an act providing for their expulsion if suspected of being in intrigue against the new government 985
  • Alsace-Lorraine: applicability of the treaties of 1868 with Germany on naturalization, asserted by the United States; general discussion; cases of naturalized American citizens in 445, 453, 463 471
  • American pork (See Hog Products.)
  • “American University of Pennsylvania”: sale of spurious diplomas by 451
  • Anglo-Hawaiian treaty: claims under, by British subjects 622
  • Annexation: President of France opposes, of part of Peru by Chili 431
  • Arbitration: proposed general congress of South American States on; Colombia takes the initiative; proposal that President of the United States act as arbitrator 3, 114, 122
    • proposal to submit the Patagonian boundary question to; the good offices of the United States accepted by Chili and the Argentine Republic 6, 130
    • proposal to submit the question of boundary between Costa Rica and Colombia to King of Belgium 70, 74
    • probable declination of the King 75, 99
    • failure of peace conference at Arica 77, 79, 154 159
    • application to South American question 350
    • on the Colombian and Costa Rica boundary question; amicable settlement 354
  • Argentine Republic: cessation of hostilities between the government of, and the province of Buenos Ayres; congratulations of the United States upon the establishment of peace 1
    • reply of minister of foreign affairs of, to the letter of congratulation of the United States Government; comments of the press 2
    • reply of minister of foreign affairs to invitation of Colombia, declining arbitration; the history, limitations, and force of arbitration in South American disputes set forth 3
    • United States of Colombia invites, to join in an arbitration congress; announces the acceptance of Chili 3
    • question of boundary line between, and Chili settled 6, 130, 134
    • invited to send delegates to the congress of American States at Washington 13
    • war power of 96
  • Arica: conference at; failure 77, 118, 120, 126, 154 159
  • Arinos: Baron de; appointment to the American-French Claims Commission 95
  • Armistice: between the Chilian and Peruvian forces before Lima; conflicting statements as to the breaking of; the Peruvians tire the first gun, but the Chilians violate the truce by advancing their troops 858, 871, 905
  • Army: reduction of Colombian; present condition of 342, 344
    • the question of allowing United States troops to cross the Mexican border in pursuit of Indians 742
    • American citizens impressed in Mexican; release demanded; Mexican Government claims the courts should decide; United States Government insist on executive settlement, which is granted: the question of damages 747 749, 753, 757, 771, 791
  • Art: proposal to exchange duplicates of the Cipriote and Pompeiian collections; failure of the negotiation; laws touching art in Italy 649
  • Aspee Bay: injuries to American fishermen at, included in the Fortune Bay claims 586
  • Assassination: of Alexander II, Emperor of Russia 242, 1008
  • Austria-Hungary: law passed by Hungarian Diet relating to citizenship; its application to naturalized American citizens 18 23, 26, 29, 32, 34 36, 41
    • Marcus Cohn renounces his American citizenship acquired by naturalization, and again becomes a subject of 18, 32
    • views of, on the Eastern question 23 26
    • festival in commemoration of Joseph II 27
    • naturalization cases in 30, 34, 52
    • proposed decree of, prohibiting importation of American pork; protest of United States Government 37
    • expulsion of Jacob Erasmus, a naturalized American citizen from 38
    • prohibition of American pork; text of ordinance; protest of Minister Kasson 44, 45
    • reply of Austrian minister for foreign affairs to protest 53
    • “Oriental Academy,” of; its history, object, and workings; recommendation that its plan be adopted in the United States for the improvement of the consular and diplomatic service 45
    • civil service in 49
    • negotiates a loan of 50,000,000 florins 54
    • interview with the minister of foreign affairs of, on the Panama Canal question 60
    • treaty of commerce with Russia 1026

B.

  • Balmaceda, Señor: Chilian minister of foreign affairs; letter to Gen Kilpatrick on the Hurlbut-Lynch memorandum 944
  • Banking in Hayti: negotiations for the establisment of a national bank at Port-au-Prince 641
    • in Mexico; establishment of the “Banco Nacional Mexicano” 798
  • Bartholdi, M.: statue of “Liberty Enlightening the World”; ceremony in Paris in connection with 432
    • appreciation of services of, by the United States 436
  • Batzell, Paul T.: naturalization case of, in Russia 1028
  • Bee, F. A.: Chinese consul at San Francisco; report of, on the anti-Chinese riot at Denver, Colorado 323
  • Belgium: excitement in, caused by the new secular-school law; opposition of the priesthood; statement of the controversy 62
    • debate in the House of Deputies on the importation of American pork; no prohibition 67
    • King of, chosen arbitrator between Costa Rica and Colombia on question of boundaries; probable declination 70, 75, 99
  • Berlin: report of Chapman Coleman on the administration of the city; its finances; police regulations; rental of dwellings; charitable institutions 478
  • Blaine, Walker: Third Assistant Secretary of State; mission of, to Peru, Chili, and Bolivia; instructions 143
    • to act as chargé d’affairs at Santiago 151
  • Bloch, Solomon: naturalization case of, in Alsace–Lorraine 475
  • Bolivia: state of affairs in; laws passed by the National Assembly; duties on goods; fears of invasion by Chili; resignation of the cabinet 76
    • report of peace commissioners 77, 79
    • circulars issued, stating position of Bolivia in the war, and protesting against the demands of Chili 81, 83, 85, 89
    • new Cabinet formed representing the extreme war party; rumor that the Argentine Republic will oppose Chili’s annexation of territory 83
    • demoralization caused by the fall of Lima 84
    • war tax levied 86 88
    • situation of affairs; preparations to repel expected invasion by Chili; President Piérola’s visit to La Paz; Calderon not recognized 88
    • correspondence with special envoy to. (See under Chili.)
    • importing arms to continue the war after the fall of Lima 876
  • Bonds: Peruvian; to be recognized as lien on Tarapaca 114
    • decision reversed: not to be recognized by Chili 121
  • Boundaries: between Chili and the Argentine Republic; particulars 8
  • Bowie, Joseph: master of the American schooner Victor; deposition on Newfoundland fishery disturbances 498
  • Boy ton, Michael P.: alleged American citizen, arrested in Ireland; question as to passport; the law of naturalization; claim of citizenship unfounded 511, 517
  • Brandt, Mr. Von: German Minister to China 203, 207, 226
  • Brazil: session of the parliament of; important legislation, removing disabilities of naturalized Brazilians and non-Catholics; condition of finances unsatisfactory; relations between Brazil and the Argentine Republic; war power of the latter 95, 97
    • Emperor of; appoints Baron de Arinos to the American-French Claims Commission; satisfaction of the Government of the United States 95

C.

  • Calderon, F. Garcia: President of Peru; government of, recognized by several provinces 126, 874
    • doubts of Chili as to power of; Chili urged to extend greater freedom to 129
    • United States favor 131, 885
  • Camastral: case of; a Swiss inebriate and idiot, prevented from coming to the United States 1150
  • Canada: report of the privy council, on wrecking on the great lakes 572
    • authorities asked to break up a trading establishment within their border where hostile Indians are furnished arms 573
    • report of the privy council relative to customs 578
  • Canal, interoceanic: little interest felt in, by Austria-Hungary 60
    • French Government adheres to policy of non-interference towards 337, 440
    • message of the President of Colombia; anticipates no misunderstanding with the United States concerning 352
    • views of M. de Lesseps 359
    • circular issued by the United States; joint guarantee of the Isthmus of Panama by European powers opposed; rights and duties of the United States 537
    • position of Great Britain towards, determined by the Clayton-Bulwer treaty 549
    • involved in the proposed modification of the Clayton-Bulwer treaty 554
    • no interest felt in Russia in regard to the United States circular on the Panama Canal 1027
  • Canales, General Servando: of the Mexican army; his death 772, 781
  • Cattle, American; condemnation of, for alleged foot-and-mouth disease, in England; denial of its existence 536, 585
  • Cattle-stealing: (See Mexico) 831
  • Central America: new constitution of Honduras 97
    • boundary dispute between Costa Rica and Colombia; copy of convention between the two countries on the subject; arbitration 99, 354
    • reasons for forming a strong confederation; desires of the United States respecting; obstacles to union 102, 105, 600
    • boundary dispute between Guatemala and Mexico 104, 108, 110, 598
    • Costa Rica; boundary dispute with Colombia; Panama Canal question involved 105, 111, 354
    • disturbances in Nicaragua; the expulsion of the Jesuits 106, 109
  • Charles Antoine, Prince: of Roumania; to be provisionally declared heir to the crown; proclaimed King 979
  • Chili: enters into compact with Colombia to arbitrate existing disputes 3, 114
    • question of boundary line between, and the Argentine Republic settled 6, 130, 134
    • issues circular on the war; its demands; rejects arbitration; rights of conquest; territory of Peru and Bolivia as war indemnity; agrees to recognize mortgages and incumbrances created in favor of foreign creditors (?) 114 121
    • doubts of, regarding the strength of the Calderon government 128
    • representatives of Great Britain, France, and Italy in, tender mediation; declined 128
    • President Pinto opens Congress 130
  • Chili: instructions to General Kilpatrick on the attitude of the United States towards; the Calderon government; the question of peace and annexation of territory 131
    • state of popular feeling touching territorial indemnity; the new government of President Santa Maria; effect produced by the opposition of the United States to annexation of Tarapaca; General Hurlbut’s letter to Admiral Lynch 135
    • General Kilpatrick assures minister of foreign affairs that General Hurlbut has misinterpreted the position of the United States; no intention of interfering arbitrarily in the conflict 138
    • action of General Kilpatrick disapproved; the Chilian Government should have complained of General Hurlbut at Washington; regrets of the President of the United States at the arrest of Calderon; a special envoy to be sent 139, 141
    • résumé of affairs in Peru; the growth of the Calderon government; its recognition by the United States; change of the Chilian policy; the arrest of Calderon; painful impression caused by this act in the United States; special envoy instructed to ask explanation; if an intentional offense against the United States, it requires the immediate suspension of diplomatic intercourse; the practical prohibition by Chili of stable native government in Peru; indemnity and annexation 143
    • reasons for arrest of Calderon; change of policy due to Calderon’s acts in issuing money, collecting arms, organizing secret forces; Peru emboldened by attitude of United States; the Peruvian Company 149
    • special envoy in, to counteract the rumors of the support of the United States to the Landreau and Cochet claims in Peru 151
    • views on the Arica conference 154 159
    • minister of, at Washington, denies that a protectorate over Peru is contemplated 160
    • inclosed copy of General Hurlbut’s letter to Don Aurelio Garcia y Garcia 161
    • complaint of General Hurlbut’s course in Peru as prejudicial to the interests of peace 162
    • formal thanks of, for the services rendered by the United States in the Argentine-Chili boundary question 163
    • statement by, of Admiral Lynch’s course in reference to Calderon government 164, 166
    • rule of, in Peru; reason for martial law; denial of Chilian atrocities; Chilians saving Peru from anarchy 165
    • correspondence between Señor Balmaceda and General Kilpatrick on the Hurlbut-Lynch memorandum 944
    • China: Prince Kung announces the appointment of Pao Chun and Li Hung Tsao as Chinese commissioners to treat with the United States commissioners 168
    • pilotage regulations; defects in 170
    • meeting of the American-Chinese commission; memorandum; discussion of Chinese labor in America; modification of the Burlingame treaty desired 171 178
    • embarrassment of commerce by the Woosung bar at the mouth of Shanghai River; efforts to have it removed opposed by the Chinese 179, 270
    • negotiations of the commission 182
    • new treaty with, signed; modifying the Burlingame treaty, and recognizing the right of the United States “to regulate, limit, or suspend” Chinese immigration 189
    • report on the alleged discrimination against American shipping in tonnage dues and entries on imports; no ground for complaint 190, 198
    • the commission sign a second treaty on customs dues and judicial procedure 198
    • United States commissioners return home 210
    • opium trade; its immense extent and ruinous effects on the Chinese 216, 314
    • discussion of inland taxation on foreign imports 202, 210
    • American ship James Bailey, of Portland, Me., wrecked on the coast of Hainan; natives plunder the vessel; vigorous action of British consul 204, 495
    • memorandum on official etiquette from the Yamên to the diplomatic corps 205 207, 219
    • reports of United States consuls on tonnage dues, and duties on imports and exports 211
    • cruel judicial proceedings of mixed court in Shanghai 213
    • suggestion that an attempt be made to secure protection to American patents 222
  • Chili: erection of a hospital at Tien-Tsin through the contributions of Chinese officials 223
    • telegraph to be built from Shanghai to Tien-Tsin and Peking; railroad projected; opposed by conservatives 224
    • correspondence in relation to lekin dues and outward transit passes 226
    • the Lew Chew question; delay in signing the treaty; views of Mr. Shishido, the Japanese commissioner 229
    • death of Shen Kuei-fen, assistant grand secretary of state 233
    • list of goods admitted duty free 229, 305
    • the fraudulent chartering by foreigners of junks on the Yangtze River 234, 296
    • correspondence between Mr. Angell and the Russian chargé on the death of Emperor Alexander II 241
    • General Lin-Ming Ch’uan recommends the construction of railroads in 244
    • death of the Empress dowager 254 260, 279
    • important decision by the British supreme court as to foreigners in the service of the Chinese Government 257
    • a mob in Peking attack an American mission station; no damage done; punishment of the leaders; proclamation and vigorous action by the authorities 265 269
    • Catholic and Protestant converts exempted from taxes for Chinese religious festivals 272
    • proposed monopoly of cables and telegraph lines in, to the Northern Telegraph Company, a Danish corporation; protests of American, British, and German ministers 275, 279, 292, 317
    • action of district magistrate of Canton in refusing to stamp deeds of lots bought by the Southern Baptist Mission; reactionary policy in treatment of foreigners 282
    • depredations committed upon the property of American missionaries at Teng Chow-Foo; at Tsi-nan-fu 284, 286
    • new customs regulation as to crimes committed by foreigners in Chinese service 286
    • decree of the United States minister relative to serving summons on absent defendants 297
    • interference with missionary work by subordinate local officials 308
    • minister of, to the United States discusses the outrages on the Chinese, Denver, Colo.; reply, denying the responsibility of the general government for damages 318 337
  • Chinese: in Hawaii; their number constantly increasing; a majority of the adult population laborers; objections to 618, 620
    • murdered and robbed by rioters in Lima 859
  • Circulars: issued by Bolivia, stating her position in the war, and protesting against the demands of Chili 81, 83, 85, 89
    • issued by Chili, on the war; indemnity; history of the Arica conference 114
    • issued by Peru by her diplomatic representative on the war 961
    • on pilotage regulations in China 170
    • replies to, on import duties in China 210
    • of Colombia, on the proposed congress of Spanish-American states 341
    • issued by the Government of the United States on the guarantee of neutrality of the Isthmus of Panama; joint European guarantee opposed 537
  • Cities: Berlin; administration of; rents; gas; poor; finances; citizenship; police regulations 478
  • Citizenship: in Liberia; doubtful expediency of admitting white aliens 739
  • Civil service: in Austria-Hungary 49
  • Claims: American-French Commission; appointment of Baron de Arinos as third commissioner 95
    • important article in the new constitution of Honduras, respecting 97
    • of John C. Landreau against Peru: action of United States House of Representatives on 152
    • of British subjects against Hawaii under the Anglo-Hawaii treaty of 1851; referred to the courts; British Government insists on settling diplomatically 622
    • against Venezuela. (See Venezuela)
    • against Great Britain for outrages on American fishermen. (See Fortune Bay)
    • large numbers likely to be presented against Chili for destruction of neutral property in Peru 863
  • Clayton-Bulwer treaty. (See Treaties.)
  • Clipperton, Mr.: British consul at Philadelphia; report of, on mortality among American swine 582
  • Codes: new penal and procedure, in Japan 658, 692
  • Coercion bill: passage of, by House of Commons 504
  • comments upon 530, 546
  • Cohn, Marcus: renounces his American citizenship 18, 32
  • Cohen, Levi A.: of New York, appointed to represent the interests of the Jews in Morocco 1043
  • Coleman, Chapman: second secretary of the United States legation in Germany; report on the administration of the city of Berlin 478
  • Colombia: policy of non-interference of the French Government towards the interoceanic canal across 337, 440
    • new law upon public order; States’ rights and executive power 338
    • proposed congress of Spanish-American States at Panama; support of the United States solicited 340
    • satisfactory state of public affairs; reforms 342
    • correspondence on arbitration; the Chili-Colombian question 350
    • increase of the anti-administration party in congress of 352
    • acknowledgment of the government of, for the protection to its citizens in Peru by the United States 353
    • position of the United States as to the arbitration between, and Costa Rica 356
    • neutrality of Isthmus of Panama; rumors of joint guarantee of European powers; protest of the United States 357
    • protocols and counter-protocols on the part of, and the United States, relative to the neutrality of the Isthmus of Panama 361, 376
  • Colsky, Louis: naturalization case of, in Russia 1028
  • Commerce: in China; (see Pilotage Regulations) 170
    • embarrassments of, by the Woosung bar 179, 270
      • taxes levied on American 212
      • regulations of, on Yangtse River; junks chartered by foreigners for trading; proclamation 234, 255, 296
    • between the United States and France 421
    • proposed establishment of a department of, and agriculture in Japan 727
    • with Liberia: projected line of steamers between New York and Liberia; the restrictions of the port of entry law 737
    • treaty between Russia and Great Britain 1025
    • treaty between Russia and Austria 1026
  • Commission: American-French Claims; appointment of Baron de Arinos by the Emperor of Brazil as third commissioner 95
  • Congress of American States: invitation to all the independent countries of North and South America to participate in a general congress, to be held in the city of Washington, to promote peace 13 15
  • Congress of Spanish-American States: at Panama 340
  • Constitution: new, of Honduras 97
    • of the United States; in relation to rights of foreigners under treaties 319
    • Roumania erected into a kingdom 979
  • Costa Rica: (see Central America) 105
  • Courts: mixed, in China; cruel punishment ordered by (see Exterritoriality) 213, 257
  • Crawford, Joseph U.: an American engineer in Japan; successful completion of a new railroad; order of the “Rising Sun” conferred on him by Emperor of Japan 691
  • Criminal emigration: Switzerland’s proposed law to forbid 1074, 1143
  • Cruisers, joint: in connection with the fishery disturbances at Newfoundland 510, 514
  • Crump, Mr.: acting British consul at Philadelphia; exaggerated report of, on mortality among American swine from cholera; denial by the United States Government 515, 534, 579
  • Customs: report of the privy council of Canada 578
  • Customs officers: objectionable practice of, on the coast of Africa, of detaining ships’ papers 547

D.

  • D’Alton, Joseph: arrest of, in Ireland under the coercion act 531, 537, 540
  • Dago, John: master of the American schooner “Concord;” deposition on Newfoundland fishery disturbances 498
  • Debt: of Austria-Hungary; new loans 54, 55
    • of Peru: whether in part a Hen on Tarapacá to be recognized by Chili 114, 121
    • of Venezuela 1216
  • De Lesseps, Mr.: views on the neutrality of the Isthmus of Panama
  • Denmark: publication of an important work on North America; the hostility of the European press to the United States explained 388
  • Denver, Colorado: outrages on the Chinese 318
  • Diplomas: spurious, issued by the American University of Philadelphia; case of, in Germany 452
  • Dominis, Governor: an American; husband of Princess Lilinokolani, of Hawaii 619
  • Dunkel, Carl Benjamin: case of; views of the United States on the Swiss system of pauper and criminal emigration 1172

E.

  • Eastern question: views of Australia; speech of Baron Haymerle, minister of foreign affairs 23 26
  • Eberhard, Benedict: a Swiss pauper and ex-convict, assisted to come to United States 1143
  • Education: question of secular, in Belgium 62
  • Eggers, Carl: naturalization case of, in Germany 476
  • Elections: in France; success of the Republican party 424
  • Emigration: causes of, in Germanic countries 388
    • from Russia; discouraged by the government 1029
    • to the United States from Switzerland; set tied practice of sending criminals, prostitutes, vagabonds, idiots, and paupers at the expense of the commune; protests of the American legation and consulates; correspondence; statistics; condition of emigrants in different countries 1076 1167
  • Erasmus, Jacob: expulsion from Austria; correspondence in relation to 38 41
  • Englehardt, Jacob: naturalization case of, in Germany 476
  • Essmuller, William: naturalization case of, in Germany 473
  • “Ethel Merritt:” American schooner, fired at by a Spanish cruiser; explanation of the act 1050
  • “Eunice P. Newcomb:” American schooner fired at by Spanish cruisers; explanation of the act 1050
  • Exterritoriality: question arising under, in China; query as to status of foreigners in employ of the Chinese Government 257, 278

F.

  • Ferguson, Charles G.: seaman of the American schooner “Victor;” deposition on Newfoundland fishery disturbances 498
  • Fischer, Alois: naturalization case of, in Alsace-Lorraine 473
  • Fisheries: complaints of citizens of the United States that they are not permitted to exercise the right of, guaranteed by the treaty of Washington; acts of violence by Newfoundland fishermen 496
  • Finance: Brazil; unsatisfactory condition of 96
    • Hayti; unsatisfactory condition of 641
    • Italy: increase in the revenue; large naval expenditures 651
  • Flag of the United States: interesting historical investigations as to the first salute to, by a foreign nation, by the United States minister in the Netherlands 847 851
  • Fortune Bay: review of the occurrences at; claim for indemnity against Great Britain urged 499
    • irritation produced by delay in payment and new outrages 502
    • negotiations on the offer of £15,000 damages; accepted by the United States 504 510, 514
    • injuries to American fishermen at Aspee Bay to be included in indemnity; question of damages referred to Secretary of State and the British minister at Washington 586
    • £15,000 indemnity paid by Great Britain in full satisfaction for fishing disturbances at 590
  • France: change of ministry; no modification of general direction of public affairs 390
    • attitude towards Greece 393
  • France: promulgation of decree prohibiting importation of American pork; protest of the United States minister 395 401
    • invitation of the President of the United States to the people and government to participate in the centennial celebration of the surrender of Lord Corn wallis at Yorktown 401
    • acceptance by President Grévy 405
    • circular on interoceanic canal transmitted to foreign office 416
    • commerce between, and the United States; proposed changes in commercial restrictions 421
    • elections in; success of the Republican party 424
    • lists of French representatives to the Yorktown centenary 425, 428
    • views of the President on the war in South America; proposes joint intervention of European powers and the United States 420, 426
    • laboratories to be established for inspecting pork with the microscope 430
    • President of, objects to annexation of territory as a war indemnity; does not recognize the Calderon government; willing to join United States in intervention or have the United States proceed alone 431
    • ceremony of fixing the first rivet in the Bartholdi statue of “Liberty Enlightening the World;” speeches of M. Laboulaye and United States Minister Morton 432
    • opening of the legislative chambers; election of M. Gambetta as temporary president of the Chamber of Deputies 433
    • re-establishment of diplomatic relations between, and Mexico; thanks of, for the good offices of the United States in connection therewith 440
    • attitude of, towards the Panama Canal 440
    • determination to maintain the absolutely private and international character of the Panama Canal 440
    • the financial difficulties with Venezuela. (See Venezuela.)
  • Fruich, Wendolm: naturalization case of, in Germany 474

G.

  • Gambetta, M.: elected temporary president of the Chamber of Deputies 433
  • Garcia, Aurelia G.: letter of, to Señor Pinto on the breaking of the armistice before Lima, denying it to have been the act of the Peruvians 873
  • Gehres, Alois: naturalization case of, in Alsace-Lorraine; release of 448, 474
  • “George Washington,” American ship: fired at by Spanish cruisers; explanation of the act 1050
  • Germany: United States minister in, instructed urge government to aid in the suppression of the liquor trade in the Rank Islands 446, 614
  • Gillett, James: a Texan constable, crosses the border into Mexico and arrests an American charged with murder, without an extradition warrant; protest of the Mexican minister 827, 829
  • Gillis, captain of the “Lackawanna:” explains failure to salute the Princess Regent of Hawaii; no discourtesy intended; correspondence 627, 630
  • Godoy, Señor: Chilian commissioner to Peru 925
  • Goldner, Isaac: naturalization case of, in Russia 1028
  • Grant, General U. S.: connection of, with the Lew Chew negotiations 229, 343
    • concession granted to, on behalf of the Oceania Telegraphic Company 780
  • Great Britain: Queen’s speech; state of foreign affairs favorable; wars in Asia and South Africa; lawlessness in Ireland; proposed legislation 494
    • passage of the coercion bill 504
    • negotiations with the United States on the fishery disturbances (see Fortune Bay) 504
  • Great Britain: condemnation of many cargoes of American cattle at Liverpool for foot-and-mouth disease; existence of the disease denied by the United States Government 536
    • transmission of the circular of the United States on the Panama Canal to the foreign office 537
    • complaint against the custom-officers on the coast of Africa for annoyances to American shipping 547
    • position with reference to the Panama Canal determined by the Clayton-Bulwer treaty 549
    • installation of the Lord Mayor of London; honors paid to the American flag 550
    • the treaty between, and the United States (Clayton-Bulwer) discussed 554
    • gratification at the salute of the British flag at Yorktown 562
    • purposes of, to acquire controlling influence in Hawaiian commerce and to encourage coolie emigration from British India 570
    • American pork in: (see Hog Products, Statistics, Crump, Warrack, Clipperton)
    • treaty of commerce with Russia 1025
  • Gréyy, Jules, President of France: autograph letter to President of the United States accepting the invitation to the Yorktown centenary in the name of the French nation 441
  • Guano and nitrate: plan to utilize the deposits of, for the payment of the war indemnity to Chili; detailed statement of, by the Bolivian Minister to the United States 90
    • Bolivian minister asks that the United States guarantee the capital invested in the deposits by citizens of the United States 93
  • Guatemala: boundary question with Mexico; complaints against alleged Mexican encroachments; appeals to the United States as the “natural protector of the integrity of Central American territory” 104, 598
    • attitude of the United States towards, and Mexico on the boundary question 599, 766
  • Guerold, Auguste: naturalization case of, in Germany 476

H.

  • Hagedorn, John C.: naturalization case of, in Germany 476
  • “Hattie Haskell,” American schooner: fired at by Spanish cruisers; explanation of the act 1050
  • Hauser, Theresa: a notorious Swiss prostitute, shipped to the United States at the expense of the commune of Böttstein; sent back from New York 1120 1140
  • Hawaii: tour of King Kalakaua around the world 616
    • decrease of the native population; need of immigration; objections to the Chinese; proposed introduction of British Indian laborers 618
    • regency of Princess Lilinokolani in the absence of King Kalakaua 619
    • a majority of the adult population of Hawaii Chinese; small-pox among; spread of the disease; quarantine regulations 621
    • American and British influence; the question of British cooly immigration; false rumors of annexation by the United States; failure of the United States Steamer “Lackawanna” to salute the Princess Regent 627, 630
    • policy of the United States towards; objections to the introduction of British cooly labor, and the increase of British influence 633
    • history of its relations with the United States; the reciprocity treaty of 1875; its independence to be respected and fostered 630
  • Hayti: popularity of President Salomon; clemency to political prisoners; financial condition unsatisfactory; government expenses 639
    • negotiations for the establishment of a national bank at Port-au-Prince 641
    • celebration of the fete of agriculture 642
    • addresses by the President; his policy of peace and advancement of the national credit 643
    • proposed repeal of the law fixing a tax of 1 per cent, for consular vise’s and the levy and collection of light dues; passage of the act 644, 645, 646
  • Herrera, Señor, Guatemala minister to Mexico: interviews with the United States minister on the boundary question 802, 813
  • Hesse-Wartegg, Ernest: publishes an important work on North America, in German; translation in Swedish 388
  • Hog products: protests by the board of trade of Cincinnati and Saint Louis against the prohibition of American pork by European countries 581
    • report by the Department of State, showing falsity of the rumors of trichinosis in exported American pork; memorandum to Austrian minister for foreign affairs 56 60
    • Austria; protest against proposed decree prohibiting; memoranda of Minister Kasson on, to minister for foreign affairs 37, 42, 58
    • reply of Austrian minister for foreign affairs 53
    • Belgium; no prohibition 68, 69, 72, 73
    • France; prohibition; correspondence on; protest of United States minister against decree; reports; text of decree 395 401, 407, 409 415, 417, 420
    • microscopic examination; progress of the negotiations, for a repeal of the prohibition decree 430, 435 438
    • denial of reports on mortality in American swine; rise in price of French pork; trichinæ 403 405
    • review of legislation against report on the breeding and raising of American swine; statistics 442
    • Great Britain; importance of the trade; false rumors in circulation as to hog cholera 511
    • Mr Crump’s report on, refuted 515, 525, 534, 579
    • Italy; prohibition 653
    • Portugal; protest against the prohibition 976
    • Roumania; prohibition; little importation 989
    • Spain; conditions of importation; order of prohibition annulled 1059
    • Sweden and Norway; action of other European governments in prohibiting, causes alarm in Sweden and Norway and greatly injures the trade 1070
    • Switzerland; no decisive action taken by the Federal Council to prohibit; prohibition looked upon as too harsh a measure 1118, 1163
    • Turkey; prohibition 1180, 1183, 1186
  • Honduras: (See Central America) 97
  • Hospital: erected in China, through the influence of the American Missionary Society, by Chinese contributions 223
  • Huber, Henry and Frederick: naturalization cases of, in Austria 30, 52
  • Hungarian Diet: law to refund the debt of Hungary; success of the new loan 55
    • new law on citizenship; copy of the text 18 23, 26
  • Hurlbut, Stephen A: appointed minister to Peru to succeed Mr. Christiancy; instructions 914

I.

  • Immigration: Chinese; new treaty limiting; general discussion 171, 195
    • (See China.)
    • need of, in Hawaii; decrease of natives; objections to the Chinese; proposed introduction of British Indian laborers 618
  • Impressment: of American citizens in the Mexican army 757, 791
  • Indians: the Gros Ventres and Mandin, from United States, attack the Stony, of Canada 570, 574
    • cause of outbreak, in retaliation for death of “Walking Wolf” 576
    • trading establishment on Canadian border where hostiles are furnished with arms 573
    • erratic movements of hostiles on the borders; co-operation of the British Government asked to prevent Sitting Bull from escaping into Canada 577
    • Canadian Blackfeet and Cree, crossing the border into the United States; the British Government requested to restrain them 587, 588
    • efforts to be made by the British and United States Governments to prevent Canadian and American Indians from crossing the border 591 596
    • Victoria and his band escape into Mexico; permission granted to the United States troops to pursue them over the border; Indians dispersed by Mexican troops 742, 751
    • hostiles driven north by the Mexican troops; the United States troops ordered to act in co-operation to intercept them 759
    • Mescalero Apaches leave their reservation and commit outrages in the State of Chihuahua 829, 834, 838, 844
  • Insurance: proposed legislation on, in Germany, for the benefit of workingmen 456
  • Intervention: United States declines to join European powers in joint, in South American affairs 456
  • Italy: proposal to exchange duplicates of the di Cesnola Cipriote collection in New York for duplicates of the Pompeiian collection at Naples; failure of the negotiation 649
    • death of Baron Bettino Ricasoli; his eminent public services 652
    • formal possession of the Bey of Assab taken by the Italian Government 653
    • prohibition of American pork; correspondence 654
    • disorders at the interment of the remains of Pope Pius IX, in Rome; political use made of the occurrences by the clericals 656
    • reception by the foreign office of the circular on the Panama Canal 656
  • Ireland: state of affairs in; Mr. Parnell and the agitation; the Queen’s speech on 492

J.

  • James Bailey: American ship, of Portland, Me., wrecked on the coast of Hainan 204, 495
  • Japan: adoption of a new penal code and code of procedure 658, 692
    • case of O’Neil, convicted of manslaughter in, by United States consular court; promulgation of amendment to the Regulations on the punishment of murder 687
    • foreign consuls in Nagasaki wish to make regulations for public houses, &c.; United States consul refuses to aid the movement; reasons 688
    • construction of a railroad by Mr. Joseph U. Crawford, an American engineer 691
    • arrival of King Kalakaua, of Hawaii; reception and ceremonies in his honor 724
    • proposed establishment of a department of agriculture and commerce 727
    • imperial decree announcing the establishment of a parliament in 1890; gradual changes toward a constitutional and representative government 728
    • changes in the organization and personnel of the government 730
  • Jaurequi, Gilberto: a Mexican alleged to have been killed by Texan cattle-thieves 832
  • Jesuits: decree of expulsion from Nicaragua 106, 109
  • Jews: agitation against, in Germany; history and causes; its political and social aspects 465
    • in Russia; views of the foreign offices; no general treaty relieves naturalized Jews from the legal liabilities of native Jews 1037
    • expulsion of Marx Wilczynski and Henry Pinkos, American citizens 990, 996
    • the laws governing them harsh and unjust; report 996, 1002, 1012
    • earnest desire that American Jews be treated the same as all other American citizens in Russia 1007
    • spread of the anti-Jewish outrages in Southern Russia; riots, massacres, and immense destruction of property 1019
    • further report by Minister Foster on their legal status 1022
    • more consideration shown to American Jews than to Jews of other nationalities 1027
    • views of the United States 1030
    • in Morocco; persecution of; Levi A. Cohen appointed by the Union of Hebrew Congregations of New York as agent to represent their interests and investigate 1043, 1047
    • liberal offer of the Spanish Government inviting the persecuted Jews of Russia and Germany to emigrate to Spain 1056, 1059
  • Jons, Peter: naturalization case of, in Alsace-Lorraine, Germany 473
  • Joseph II: festival in commemoration of, in Austria 27
  • Judicial proceedings: China; decree of United States minister realative to serving summons on absent defendants 297
  • Jurisdiction: over foreigners in Chinese service 257, 278

K.

  • Kalakaua, King: tour around the world; route; accompanied by a commissioner of immigration 616
    • arrival in Japan 724
  • Krenast, Friedrich: a notorious Swiss vagrant, sent to the United States from Switzerland 1156
  • Kummeran, Lieut. Col.: protest of the diplomatic corps in Turkey against the delay in executing his murderer 1175
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L.

  • Laboulaye, M.: speech of, at the Bartholdi statue ceremony in Paris 432
  • Landreau, John C.: claim against Peru 152
  • La Fayette, General: representatives of, in France invited to the Yorktown Centenary 401
  • La Fayette, Oscar: his death 406, 408
  • La Fayette, Edmond de: senator from Upper Loraine, France: letter acknowledging the invitation to Yorktown Centenary 416
  • Law: of citizenship, in Hungary 18 23, 28, 29, 32, 34 36, 41
    • new secular school, in Belgium 62
    • new Brazilian, removing disabilities from aliens and Protestants 95, 97
    • adoption by Japan of a new penal code and code of procedure; translation of, at length 658, 692
    • promulgation in Japan, by the United States minister, of an amendment to the Regulations for the Consular Courts on the punishment of murder 687, 691
    • imperial decree in Japan announcing the establishment of a parliament in 1890 728
    • erecting Roumania into a kingdom; heir to the throne to bear the title of Prince Royal; text of the law 984
    • providing for the expulsion of aliens from Roumania, suspected of intriguing against the new government 985
    • governing Jews in Russia 1022
    • real estate laws, and the statute of limitations in regard to claims for real property 1071
  • Lebon, Chief: attempts to suppress liquor trade in the Ralik group; opposed by the German consul 446, 614, 626
  • Legislation: Colombia; to preserve public order; conflict between state and national governments 338
    • Germany; on insurance for workingmen 456
    • council of experts appointed to examine legislative bills on commerce, agriculture, and manufacture 461
    • Great Britain; passage of the coercion bill 504
    • Hayti; repeal of laws on consular visas and light dues 646
    • Liberia; extension of the Presidential term; greater privileges granted to native African representatives; customs exemptions in favor of missionaries repealed 733
    • in Mexico; authorizing the President to grant concessions for the construction of railroads 780
    • special, against the Jews in Russia 1022
  • Lemly, Lieut. Henry R., U. S. A.: organizes the school of civil and military engineering in Colombia; President of the Republic expresses his satisfaction with the work of 344
  • made a colonel in the Colombian army, in recognition of his services 357
  • Lekin duties: China 202, 224, 310
  • Lester, Alphonse: naturalization case of, in Alsace-Lorraine, Germany 473
  • Lew Chew Islands: dispute touching, between China and Japan 229
  • Lewison, Leon: an English Jew; case of, in Russia 1026
  • Liberia: death of the late Vice-President, Daniel B. Warner 732
    • important legislation; extension of the Presidential term; native African representatives allowed greater privileges; customs exemptions in favor of missionaries repealed 733
    • outrages by the Kronbah tribe on the crew of the German steamer Carlos wrecked on the coast The German man-of-war Victoria in connection with the Liberian Government punishes the robbers 734, 737
    • reported incorporation of an American line of steamers between, and New York; the law on ports of entry regarded as restrictive of commerce 737
    • failure of the missionary efforts heretofore due to the neglect of the material wants of the negro 738
    • memorandum by the United States minister on ports of entry, agriculture, and the relations of foreigners as affected by legislation 740
  • Liliuokolani, Princess: regency of, in Hawaii during the absence of King Kalakaua 619
  • Li Hung Chang: Chinese viceroy 216, 224
  • Li Hung Tsao: Chinese cominisioner 168
  • Lin-Ming Ch’uan, General: recommends the Chinese Government to construct railroads; memorials on the subject 244
  • Loeb, Jacques: naturalization case of, in Alsace-Lorraine; non-applicability of the treaties of 1886 to, denied 445, 458, 465
  • Lorraine: (See Alsace-Lorraine) 445
  • Lynch, Admiral: commander of the Chilian forces in Peru; memorandum to; disarms the Peruvian guard 926, 935

M.

  • Martin, Robert E.: an American outlaw raids the Mexican border 750, 756, 817, 821
  • McEnery, John: arrested in Ireland under the coercion act 545
  • McSweeney, Daniel: arrested in Ireland under the coercion act 542
  • Mediation: report of the Bolivian commissioners on the failure of the peace conference at Arica 77, 79
    • of United States tendered in the Guatemalan-Mexican boundary question 104
    • position of the United States in regard to, at Arica 120, 124, 154 159
    • favorable opportunity for, by the United States after the fall of Lima 124
    • Great Britain, France, and Italy tender, but declined by Chili 128
  • Mexico: attitude of the United States towards, and Guatemala on the boundary question 104, 108, 110, 598 614, 766, 775, 784, 795, 801, 806, 811, 813
    • re-establishment of diplomatic relations between, and France 438
    • permission granted to the United States troops to cross the boundary in pursuit of Victorio and his band; opposition by the Senate and press 742
    • release of American citizens impressed into the Mexican army demanded; Mexican Government claim the courts should decide; United States Government insist on executive settlement, which is granted; the question of damages 747 749, 753, 757, 771, 791
    • raids of an American outlaw, Robert E. Martin, into; request of the government that Mexican troops be allowed to cross the border in pursuit 750
    • customs abuses; complaints of American ship-owners 752, 754, 763, 811
    • permission granted the Mexican National Construction Company to build a railroad bridge across the Rio Grande 771
    • Guatemala boundary question and the proffered mediation of the United States causes great excitement 775
    • the relations between, and the United States; the introduction of American capital in developing the resources 761
    • Congress authorizes the President to grant concessions for the construction of railroads 780
    • historical review of the boundary question with Guatemala; refusal of the government to submit it to arbitration 784
    • establishment of the “Banco Nacional Mexicano” 798
    • the press on the introduction of American capital; hopes that European capital will offset and counterbalance American influence 805, 807
    • massing of Mexican troops near the Guatemalan boundary in anticipation of war 813
    • shots fired across the Rio Grande from Laredo, Texas, at prisoners escaping from the jail; Mexican authorities regard it an aggressive and discourteous act 819, 824
    • terminates the treaty of navigation and commerce with the United States of the 5th of April, 1831, and the treaty of naturalization and citizenship of the 10th of July, 1868 820, 825
    • the border districts raided by cattle-thieves and outlaws from the American side; United States Government urged to employ decisive measures to suppress lawlessness 826, 829, 831, 841
    • arrest of an American on Mexican territory by a Texan constable without an extradition warrant; protest of the Mexican minister 827, 829
    • permits granted to the Mescalero Apaches to leave their reservation; commit outrages in the State of Chihuahua 829, 834, 838, 844
    • a sheriff and three men from Tombstone, Arizona, cross the line and arrest a fugitive criminal without extradition warrant 837, 842, 846
    • Mexican minister at Washington protests against the illegal hanging of Mexicans in Arizona 840, 845
    • “cow boys” attack and rob a party of Mexicans in Sonora 841
  • Mission: special, to South America 142
  • Missionaries: in China 223, 272, 284, 286, 308, 317
    • in Liberia; new revenue law requiring them to pay duties on imports 734
    • reasons for the failure of the work heretofore 738
    • American, in Persia; no truth in the charge that they were in complicity with the Turks in the Kurdish troubles 1016
  • Miraflores: the battle, during an armistice; conflicting accounts of the firing of the first shot; Peruvians and Chilians accuse each other of treachery 858, 871
  • Mixed courts: China; inhuman proceedings of, in Shanghai 213
  • Mobs: damages caused by; responsibility for 319
  • Monroe doctrine: views of Colombia upon 382, 387
  • Montero, Admiral Lizardo; sent to the north of Peru to act in the interest of Piérola 896
    • announces his adhesion to the Calderon government; elected first Vice-President of Peru by Congress; to act as President, owing to the arrest of Calderon 954
  • Montufar, Lorenzo: special envoy from Guatemala to the United States on the Guatemalan-Mexican boundary question 603
  • Mormons: proselyting Sweden and Norway, to encourage emigration to Utah; arrest of two Morman agents 1067
  • Morocco: religious liberty in, claimed to be protected by the government 1041
  • Morton L. P.: United States minister to France; speech of, at the Bartholdi ceremony in Paris 432
  • Muller, C. R.: naturalization case of, in Germany 476
  • Murillo, Dr. Manuel: Colombian statesman; his death 348

N.

  • Naturalization: renunciation of his American, by Marcus Cohn 18, 32
    • cases of Schwetzer, Wurglets, Huber, and Klein, in Austria 30, 34, 52
    • in Honduras and Guatemala 97
    • cases of Americans in Germany; application of the treaties of 1868 to Alsace-Lorraine: more liberal action of authorities toward “military cases” 445 453, 465, 471
    • construction of section 2066 Revised Statutes as to, by enlistment in “the armies of the United States” 523
    • cases of Americans in Russia; expatriation not recognized 1028
  • Navy: of Italy; large expenditures on account of; criticisms on the new ship Italia 651
  • Neutrals: property of, in Peru to be protected; Chili urged to agree to the measures determined on by the diplomatic conference in Lima 119, 855 863
  • Neutrality: of Isthmus of Panama 357, 359
  • Netherlands: interesting historical investigations into the early diplomatic relations of the United States and; the Dutch Republic first salutes the United States flag and accredited the first minister to the United States 847, 851
    • the United States circular on the neutrality of the Isthmus of Panama, transmitted to the Government of; no action to be taken prejudicial to the interests of the United States 855
  • Newfoundland. (See Fortune Bay.)
  • New York: extends to the French guests the courtesies of the State 427
  • Nicaragua: (see Central America) 106
  • Nihilists: trial of sixteen, for treason in St. Petersburg; convicted 993
  • Norway. (See Sweden and Norway.)
  • Nuñez, President: of Columbia; proclamation; satisfactory condition of affairs; reduction of the army; retrenchment of expenses 342

O.

  • Official intercourse: China; changes suggested in; distinction in rank; official language and titles 205 210, 219
  • Olivier family: case of assisted pauper emigration to the United States from Switzerland 1154
    • offer of citizens of West Virginia to provide for them 1166 1167
  • O’Mahoney, Henry: arrested in Ireland under the coercion act 546
  • O’Neil, James: convicted of manslaughter in Japan 687
  • Opium: trade in China; statistics of extent; its effects, commercial, physical, and moral, on the Chinese 316, 314
  • Oriental, question: views of Austria upon 23 26
  • “Oriental Academy a school for teaching the languages, laws, and history of the East, to advance the political and commercial interests of Austria-Hungary 45
  • Osborn, Thomas A.: United States minister in Chili; thanked for services in the Argentine-Chili boundary question 135
  • Osborn, Thomas O.: United States minister in the Argentine Republic; complimentary notice of, by the Argentine press 2
    • formal thanks of the Republic for services in the arbitration of boundary question 17

P.

  • Panama Canal: question of, involved in the boundary dispute between Costa Rica and Columbia 70
  • Panama; proposed Congress of Spanish-American States at 340
  • Pao Chün: Chinese commissioner 168
  • Parry, Francis: of England, complains of inhuman proceedings in the mixed court of Shanhai 213
  • Parsons, Dr.: his murder in Turkey; probability that the murderers will not be executed 1174, 1178, 1184, 1188
  • Patagonia: boundary line of 6, 130
  • Patents: suggestion that protection to American, be secured by treaty with China 222
  • Persia: proposal that official intercourse be opened between, and the United States; American missionaries in Persia 1016
  • Peru: correspondence with special envoy to. (See, under Chili.)
    • surrender of Lima; battle of Miraflores; flight of the diplomatic corps; refugees at the American legation; alleged outrages by the Chilians 856, 858
    • reports that the Peruvians set adrift boats containing explosive material on the chance of blowing up the Chilian squadron; danger to neutral vessels 857, 876
    • Lima after the surrender; the night of terror; riots and conflagrations; the Urban Guard restore order; the attack on the Chinese; the neutrals save the city from total destruction; details of the battle of Miraflores 858
    • United States minister instructed to urge an honorable peace 863
    • correspondence between Chilian officials and the diplomatic corps on the protection of neutral property 863
    • the demands of Chili; unwilling to treat with Piérola; failure of the “notables” to form a government; war tax levies; Chili exhausted by the war 869
    • election of Calderon, as constitutional President; with the approval of the Chilian authorities, Chili will accept no treaty as final unless ratified by the Peruvian Congress 874
    • Piréola’s circular, maintaining his right to be recognized as supreme chief; a war tax of $1,000,000 a mouth levied on the Peruvians 878
    • acts of vandalism by the Chilians; public libraries and schools of Lima sacked; books, pictures, and school apparatus shipped to Chili; protest of the diplomatic corps 884, 886, 888
    • the Chilian authorities in, notified of the earnest desire of the United States for an early and honorable peace 885
    • the United States minister informs Señor Galvez, the secretary of foreign relations of the Calderon government, that the position of the United States is that of strict neutrality 887
    • weak condition of the Calderon government in March, 1881; a strong Piérola party in Lima and the interior 890
    • visionary scheme of forming a confederation of Chili, Bolivia, and a part of Peru; used for temporary political purposes 893
    • the United States minister advises Americans, if forced to pay war contribution, to do so under protest 894
    • guerrilla warfare by Piérola’s forces 895
    • Calderon government would be more popular if it had not the support of the Chilians 895
    • statement of its deplorable condition by the “Actualidad,” the Chilian newspaper organ in Lima 898
  • Peru: its products; exports and imports; reasons for English ascendency in trade; the people would welcome a protectorate of the United States; no regular and permanent government possible under existing conditions; habits of the people; the mixed nationalities; soldiers; political corruption 899
    • war contributions; Peruvian authorities at Pascamaya have ceased to levy on United States citizens 906
    • Chili declares her intention to annex all the western part; foreign intervention the only means to prevent it 907
    • Calderon government recognized by the United States 909
    • Chilian press demands an indefinite occupation; the Calderon government gaining strength 910
    • movements of the Chilian troops 911
    • recognition of the Calderon government; position of the United States explained 912
    • the peace question; the policy and position of the United States stated; instructions to Minister Hurlbut; desirability of peace without loss of territory 914
    • the recognition of the Calderon government; discussion as to its influence and weight; difficulty of determining its validity as against Piérola; not a government de facto; recognition premature 915 919
    • Peruvian Congress confirms Calderon as President 921
    • preparations for peace negotiations with Chili; Minister Hurlbut urges that the United States intervene to prevent disintegration of Peru; letter to Gen. Kilpatrick on the situation 921
    • peace question; Chili becoming more moderate in her demands 925
    • sudden departure of Señor Godoy, the Chilian commissioner; negotiations interrupted; supposed intentions of the Chilians to evacuate Lima and abandon it to be plundered by the mob 925
    • memorandum of Minister Hurlbut to Admiral Lynch, the commander of the Chilian forces in Peru, on the danger and injustice of insisting on territorial indemnity 926
    • reconciliation; negotiations between Calderon and Piérola’s generals; inhuman proclamations of Piérola; correspondence with Piérola’s secretary by Minister Hurlbut, refusing to recognize Piérola’s government 928
    • report on by J. M. Quimper on the political situation 931
    • European intervention prevented; possibility of war between Chili and the Argentine Republic; intention of Chili to maintain a large army and navy during the coining year 933
    • suppression of Calderon government by military orders; seizure of the treasury; review of the establishment and recognition of the Calderon government; evident designs of Chili 935
    • concession granting a naval and coaling station at Chimbote to the United States 938
    • peace conference; two Chilian commissioners on their way to Lima; will insist on the original claim for territorial cession; report that Montero has declared for Calderon 941
    • publication and misinterpretation in Chili of the Hurlbut-Lynch memorandum; its success in Peru in uniting factions in support of Calderon; letter of Señor Balmaceda to General Kilpatrick on 942
    • all the Peruvian forces united on Calderon; action of Chili in suppressing the Calderon government, alleged to have been caused by Calderon’s failure to comply with Chili’s demand for territorial indemnity 945
    • Minister Hurlbut instructed to continue recognition of Calderon government 945
    • arrest of President Calderon, a rebuke to the United States 947
    • the Hurlbut-Lynch memorandum disapproved, as indicating a policy of intervention beyond the scope of instructions; the Chimbote coaling-station asked for at an inopportune time; special envoy to be sent from the United States 948
    • indefinite military occupation of Peru said to be the policy of Chili; Montero announces his adhesion to the Calderon government 951
    • announcement of the departure of United States special envoy to 953
    • Montero elected as first Vice-President, to act as President, on account of the arrest of Calderon 954
    • Minister Hurlbut’s action in obtaining the Chimbote coaling-station and a railroad grant strongly disapproved 955
    • letters of Señor Pedro José Calderon to the Government of the United States on historical and political questions of the South American war 958 963
  • Peru: Mr. Elmore, the representative of Peru in Washington, requests the recognition of the Calderon government, and the intervention of the United States 963
    • Mr. Elmore recognized as Peruvian minister to the United States 966
    • suppression of the Calderon government denounced by the Peruvian minister to the United States; formally applies for the intervention of the United States 968
    • Mr. Elmore deems resolute intervention of the United States necessary for the settlement of the war; requests audience with the President 975
    • suppression of the Calderon government denounced by Mr. Elmore; formal application for the intervention of the United States; President Calderon’s reply to letter of Admiral Lynch, communicating his order suspending the exercise of all civil authorities not appointed by the Chilian authorities 968 975
  • Piérola: Nicholas de; dictator of Peru; visit of, to La Paz, strengthens the Bolivian-Peruvian alliance 89
    • Chilian government refused to negotiate with; retires with his army to the interior 127
    • after the surrender of Lima retires to the interior to continue the war 857, 881
  • Pilotage regulations: of China; defects in 170
  • Pinkos, Henry: an American Jew, expelled from St. Petersburg; modification of the strictness of the order against him; giving time to settle his business affairs before leaving Russia 1002
  • Pius IX, Pope: disorders at the interment of his remains in Rome 656
  • Pork: American: (see Hog products.)
  • Portugal: correspondence on the prohibition of American pork 976
  • Press, European: hostility of, to the United States, explained 388
  • Protocol: project of, between United States and Colombia; to the treaty of 1846; counter-protocol 361, 364
    • negotiations on 372
  • Pugh, Thomas K: captured by the Apache Indians 836

Q.

  • Quimper, J. M: report of, on the political situation in Peru 931

R.

  • Railroads, China: proposed line from Chinkiang to Peking; opposition of conservatives 224
    • strong pressure brought upon the Chinese Government to build; memorials in favor of 244
    • success of Mr. Joseph U. Crawford, an American engineer, in constructing, in Japan 691
    • important legislation in Mexico, granting concession to 780
    • railroad grant obtained by Minister Hurlbut in Peru 938, 955
  • Reinsch, Franz: naturalization case of, in Germany 457
  • Religion: liberty of, protected by the government in Morocco 1041
  • Chinese converts to, Protestantism placed on equality with Catholic converts, in exemption from taxes for Chinese religious festivals 272
  • Reugger, Heinrich: a specimen case of the manner in which the United States is supplied with Swiss paupers, vagrants, and criminals 1108, 1113
  • Rhode Island: invitation to the representatives of France to visit 418
  • Ricasoli, Baron Bettino, of Italy: his death; his eminent public services 652
  • Rochambeau, Marquis de: invited to attend the Yorktown celebration 415
  • Rosenwald, Lazard: naturalization case, in Alsace-Lorraine, Germany 473
  • Roumania: Prince Charles proclaimed King; report of the council of ministers; speech of the King 979
    • proposal that Prince Charles Antoine be provisionally declared heir to the crown 979
    • recognition by the Belgian government; official announcement of the constitutional change to the United States; the text of the law 983
      • recognition by Monaco, Greece, Turkey, Italy, England, and Servia; letter of the King to the President of the United States 984
      • passage of an act on the expulsion of aliens suspected of intrigues against the new government 985
  • Roumania: the coronation ceremonies; speech of the King; congratulations of the President of the United States 987
    • prohibition of American pork 989
  • Russia: enforcement of the order prohibiting foreign Jews from residing in St. Petersburg; case of Marx Wilczynski, an American citizen 990
    • trial of sixteen nihilists for treason; the indictment: conviction of all 993
    • the prosperity of the United States as attested by the reduction of the national debt, causing surprise in Europe; increased interest felt in American affairs 996
    • extended report by Minister Foster on the status of Jews, foreign and native, in Russia; difficulty in making a distinction in favor of American Jews; disposition of the government to treat all American citiizens with favor; correspondence in the cases of Pinkos and Wilczynski modifying the order against them 996
    • earnest desire of the United States Government that American Jews be treated as other American citizens 1007
    • sorrow of the Government and people of the United States expressed at the death of the Emperor; resolution of the Senate of the United States 1008
    • the assassination of the Emperor, Alexander II; proclamation of the Emperor Alexander III 1008
    • funeral ceremonies of the assassinated Emperor 1013
    • formal expression of the sympathy of the United States with Russia 1014
    • political condition; Grand Duke Vladimir and the military party in favor of further repression and coercion; a more liberal policy advocated by General Melikoff; the peasant proprietors 1015
    • the new Emperor favors a repressive policy; resignation of General Melikoff and his liberal associates; strict economy in government expenditures; unfavorable impression caused by the appointment of General Ignatief as chief of the imperial ministery; prospect of crops 1018
    • outrages on the Jews; riots, massacres, and pillage of property; spread of the disturbances 1019
    • further report by Minister Foster on the laws discriminating against Jews 1022
    • treaties of commerce with Great Britain and Austria 1025
    • more consideration shown to American Jews than to Jews of other nationalities 1027
    • no interest felt in regard to the United States circular on the Panama Canal 1027
    • naturalization cases of American citizens in Russia of Goldner, Batzell, and Colsky 1028
    • elaborate instructions to Minister Foster, stating the views of the United States on the treatment of Jews in Russia 1030
    • views, on treaties with the United States and Great Britain, as exempting naturalized Russian Jews from the legal liabilities of native Jews 1036, 1037
    • Czar’s letters to the President on the death of Alexander II 1038, 1040
    • circular stating policy of Alexander III 1039
    • transmission of the Senate resolutions on the assassination of Alexander III to the Russian legation at Washington 1038, 1040

S.

  • Salomon: President of Hayti; popularity of 639, 641, 643
  • Sanchez, José: a Mexican, alleged to have been killed by Texan cattle-thieves 832
  • Sandwich Islands: (see Hawaii) 614
  • Schang, Jean Pierre Quirin: naturalization case of, in Alsace-Lorraine 473
  • Schmidt, Frederick R.: naturalization case of, in Germany 474
  • Schwetzer, Gustav: naturalization case of, in Austria 30, 52
  • Scott, James: acting British consul at Kiungchow, thanked by the United States Government for his services in connection with the American ship James Bailey 204, 495
  • Servia: equality of rights granted the Hebrew and other races in, by the treaty of Berlin 31
    • correspondence in relation to the appointment of a representative at 36, 37
  • Shen Kuei-fen: assistant grand secretary of state of China; death of 233
  • Shipping: annoyances to, by British customs officers on coast of Africa, by detaining ships’ papers 547
    • report by the privy council of Canada on wrecking on the great lakes 572
  • Shishido, Mr.: Japanese commissioner in the Lew-Chew question, withdraws from China; his views 229, 348
  • “Sitting Bull”: attempts to escape into Canada 573
  • Socialism: in Germany 453
  • Soffia, Señor José Antonio: Chilian envoy to Colombia 355
  • Solar, General: at the head of 6, 000 Peruvian troops in the interest of Pierola 896
  • Springer heirs: in the United States claiming estates left by ancestors in Sweden and Norway; no such property; best mode of procedure to secure estates abroad 1068
  • Sweden and Norway: claims of the Springer heirs in the United States to vast estates in, baseless 1068
    • action of other European governments in prohibiting American pork causes alarm, and greatly injures the trade 1070
    • efforts of the United States to discourage Mormon emigrants seconded by the government; arrest of two Mormon preachers 1067
    • real-estate laws, and the statute of limitations in regard to claims for real property 1071
    • reception of the Panama Canal circular 1073
  • Spain: subjects of, ask protection of United States minister at La Paz 86 88
    • (See War-tax.)
    • correspondence on religious liberty in Morocco 1041
    • complaints of the United States in regard to the interference by Spanish cruisers with American vessels producing no results 1044
    • explanation of the delay of an answer in the matter of the Spanish cruisers tiring on American vessels, and a detailed report of the occurrences; the cases of the schooners “Ethel P. Merritt,” “Eunice P. Newcomb,” “George Washington” and “Hattie Haskell” 1049
    • views of the United States on the acts of the Spanish cruisers; the question of jurisdictional limits 1052
    • views of Spain 1054
    • the Spanish Government offers an asylum to the persecuted Jews of Germany and Russia, by inviting them to reside in Spain 1056
    • conditions upon which American pork can be admitted; order prohibiting importation annulled 1059
    • complaints of American ship-owners of the Spanish consulate charges on shipping 1064
    • the proposed arbitration between Costa Rica and Colombia, and the probable appointment of the King of Spain as arbitrator; United States Government not having been consulted, will not feel itself bound to accept the decision if it trenches on the rights of the United States in the Panama Canal 1059, 1061, 1066
  • Statistics: of emigration from Switzerland; of criminals, beggars, and vagrants; money expended by emigration aid societies; population 1076, 1106, 1117
    • of the opium traffic in China 216
    • of mortality among American swine from cholera 528
  • Steiger A.: a Swiss pauper, assisted by the village authorities of Gossau and Altstatten to emigrate to the United States 1168
  • Stocker, Rev. Dr.: leader of the anti-Jewish agitation in Germany 465
  • Submarine Cable Company: between France and the United States; proposed fusion with an English company objected to by the United States 439
  • “Suspects,” Irish American: under the coercion act. (See Boy ton, D’Alton, Walsh, McSweeney, McEnery, O’Mahoney)
  • Swift, John F.: commissioner to China 168
  • Switzerland: law proposed to forbid the emigration of criminals to countries whose laws forbid their entry 1074
    • specimen instance of “assisted emigration”: case of Heinrich Ruegger sent to the United States and now in the poor house at Ottokee, Ohio 1108, 1113
    • further particulars of the system of forwarding emigrants to the United States and the sums paid to different classes for emigrating; town ordinances 1111
    • American pork in; no decisive action taken in regard to prohibition 1118
    • the diplomatic corps attend memorial funeral service of Alexander II at the Russian legation; letter of Chargé Fish to the Russian minister 1119
    • assisted emigration of two notorious prostitutes, Fridolina Vögelin and Theresa Hauser; protest to President Droz; efforts to have them sent back from New York successful; comments of the press 1120 1140
    • emigration societies and steamship companies powerful causes in increasing emigration of paupers and criminals to the United States 1141
  • Switzerland: new law as to emigrant agents and emigration of criminals goes into effect 1143
    • no prohibition of American pork 1163
    • the President of, inquires Whether the laws of the United States prohibit the immigration of ex-convicts; response of Consul Mason in the affirmative 1161
    • celebration of the four hundredth anniversary of the entry of Fribourg and Soleure into the confederation 1167
    • suggestion by Minister Cramer that his rank be raised to envoy; reasons therefor 1171

T.

  • Tarapaca: province of, demanded by Chili as war indemnity 117, 124
  • Tariff; China: list of articles admitted free 229, 305
    • policy of the United States not to complicate its tariff by treaty stipulations 420
  • Taxation, inland: on foreign imports in China 202, 210
    • in Germany: proposed legislation, changing from direct to indirect 454
  • Telegraph: line projected from Shanghai to Tientsin and Peking 224
    • of China: proposed monopoly of, by a Danish company 275, 279, 292, 317
    • concession granted by the Mexican Government in constructing 780
  • Terrazas, Luis: governor of Chihuahua, protests against continued outrages by Texan cattle-thieves 832
  • Tonnage dues: China; reports of consuls on 210
    • complaints of American ship-owners of exorbitant charges by Spanish consulates 1064
  • Trade: opium, in China; statistics 216
  • Trade-guilds: proposed reconstitution of, in Germany 462
  • Transit passes: China; correspondence relative to 202, 224, 262, 299, 310
  • Treaties: between Chili and the Argentine Republic on boundaries 9
    • authenticated copy of, between Chili and the Argentine Republic 10 13
    • formal thanks of the Argentine Government and Chili for the efforts of the United States Government in negotiating the, between Chili and the Argentine Republic 15, 163
    • question as to conflict between, of 1870 with Austria-Hungary and provisions of new citizenship law 19
    • (See Hungarian Diet.)
    • of Berlin, and its effect in Servia 31
    • of 1846 between Colombia and the United States as affecting boundary question of Colombia and Costa Rica 105, 111
    • Burlingame, with China 171
    • drafts of, submitted by the American-Chinese commission 186, 187
    • with China on customs dues and judicial procedure 198
    • between United States and Colombia of December 12, 1846, guaranteeing sovereignty of territory and neutrality of canal transit; project of protocol of 361
    • naturalization, between the United States and Germany of 1868, asserted to be applicable to Alsace-Lorraine, since acquired by Germany 445 453 463, 471
    • of Washington; alleged violation of, by Newfoundland fishermen 496
    • Clayton-Bulwer, between the United States and Great Britain, on the neutrality of the Isthmus of Panama; British Government relies upon observance of all the engagements of 549
    • Clayton-Bulwer; elaborate review of the history of; reasons for its modification 554
    • further historical review 563
    • Anglo-Hawaiian, of 1851; claims of British subjects under; connection of, with the Hawaii treaty with the United States in 1875 622
    • of commerce and navigation of the 5th of April, 1831, between the United States and Mexico, and the treaty of naturalization and citizenship of the 10th of July, 1868, terminated at the instance of Mexico 820 825
    • of commerce between Russia and Great Britain 1025
    • of commerce between Russia and Austria 1026
  • “Trenton,” flag-ship: placed at the disposal of the French guests 415
    • offer declined 423
  • Trescot, William Henry: special United States envoy to Chili, Peru, and Bolivia in the interest of peace in South America; accompanied by Walker Blaine, Third Assistant Secretary of State; instructions to. (See also under Chili) 142
    • mission of, to be extended to Argentine Republic and Brazil 150
  • Trescot, William Henry: commissioner to China 168
    • appointed to confer with General Santo Domingo on the interoceanic canal, and the treaty of 1846 with Colombia 371
  • Tsungli Yamên: China; views of, on exemption of foreign imports from inland taxation 202
    • on official intercourse 206 210, 219
    • discuss the lekin dues and outward transit passes 228
  • Turkey: case of the murder of Dr. Parsons; doubts as to execution of the murderers 1173, 1178
    • settlement of the Dulcigno question by the surrender of the town to Montenegro 1175
    • murder of Lieutenant-Colonel Kummeran; protest of the diplomatic corps against the delay in executing Veli Mehemet, the murderer 1175
    • complaints of American citizens against a tax in the form of a forced loan on real estate owned by foreigners 1176, 1183
    • decree prohibiting the importation of American pork 1179
    • robbers infesting the roads; case of the robbery of Rev. Dr. Pierce, Rev. Mr. Barnum, Mr. Montgomery, and Mr. Sutor 1180 1184, 1189
    • instructions to General Lew. Wallace, United States minister 1184

U.

  • Union: advantages to the Central American States of 102, 105, 600

V.

  • Venezuela: views of the United States on the proposed convention; suggestions that the creditor governments first give their consent to the arrangement 1199
    • proposal of a convention with the United States by which the latter may receive and distribate the payments made by Venezuela to credit governments on account of diplomatic reclamations 1191
    • France theatens to break off diplomatic relations with, if French claims are not settled 1201
    • desires government officers of the United States to assuage the difficulties with France 1202
    • the diplomatic representative of France leaves the country; opinion of the United States minister on the settlement of Venezuelan debts 1206
    • correspondence between Messrs. Seijas, Tallenay, and Baker on the payment of diplomatic claims 1209
    • good offices of the United States to be tendered in the financial difficulty of, with France 1207, 1211
    • the good offices of the United States favorably received by France 1212
    • fears that France may blockade her ports and seize the custom-houses 1214, 1218
    • views of the government of the United States on the Franco-Venezuelan question 1216
    • disinclination of France to put French claims on the same basis as those of other nations, as Venezuela has broken the claims treaty especially hypothecating the revenues of certain ports for their payment; response of the United States 1225 1228
  • Victoria: Indian chief, with his band, escape into Mexico; killed by Mexican troops 742, 747
  • Vila, General Santo Domingo: Colombian minister to the United States; signs protocol on neutrality of isthmus of Panama 376
    • discusses treaty of 1846 and the Monroe doctrine 381
  • Villaneuva, Rafael: Peruvian secretary of state under Montero 955
  • Vogelin, Fridelina: a notorious Swiss prostitute shipped to the United States at the expense of the commune of Bottstein: sent back from New York 1120 1140
  • Volland, P. C. E.: case of spurious diploma used by, in Germany 451

W.

  • Wade, Sir Thomas: British minister in China 169, 179, 201, 210, 313
  • “Walking Wolf”: in retaliation for death of, the Gros Ventres attack the Stony Indians of Canada 576
  • “Walsh, Joseph B: arrest of, in Ireland under the coercion act 532, 537, 540
    • released on account of health 552
  • War: armament for, of the Argentine Republic 96
  • Warner, Daniel B., late Vice-President of Liberia; death of 732
  • Warrack, Mr.: British vice-consul at Chicago; report of, on hog cholera in the United States 528, 583
  • War-tax: levied on natives and aliens in Bolivia; protest of Spanish subjects; ask protection of the United States minister; request not complied with 86 88
    • levied on the Peruvians by the Chilian commander-in-chief of $1,000,000 a month 883, 889, 891
  • Weill, Aaron: naturalization case of, in Alsace-Lorraine; release of 446, 474
  • Wilczynski, Marx: an American Jew expelled from St. Petersburgh, modification of the order, allowing him to return 990, 996, 1004
    • Woosung bar: at mouth of Shanghai River, obstructs commerce; efforts for its removal opposed by the Chinese 179, 270
  • Wurglets, Anton: naturalization case of in Austria 30, 52

Y.

  • Yorktown: centennial celebration at; invitation to the representatives of the family of General Lafayette 401 402
    • (See France.)
    • formal acceptance by the French nation of the invitation to the centenary 441
    • invitation to the representatives of Baron Steuben to attend the centennial celebration 476
    • the British flag saluted; gratification at the compliment in Great Britain 562
    • acknowledgement of the British chargé at Washington of the salute to the British flag 597

Z.

  • Zona Libre: opposition to the extension of, so as to embrace El Paso 779, 798, 803, 805
  • Zadick, Abraham: naturalization case of, in Germany 474