Alphabetical Index.

A.

  • Adams, Charles: interception of his correspondence by Farina Bravo, a Chihan official; his trial and punishment; copy of the sentence of the court 81
  • Adriana: seizure and detention of; and arrest of the master by the Mexican authorities at La Paz; release of master and restoration of schooner demanded 619 622
    • master arrested upon the charge of smuggling; arbitrary and high-handed measures of the authorities resorted to to procure a conviction 622 624, 625, 626, 629, 633 634
    • record in the judgment against the Adriana; declaration signed by Captain Caleb; sentence of the district court 644 648
    • matter to be brought before the federal supreme court 648, 652, 653
    • Captain Caleb provided with counsel 655, 656
    • Amparo proceedings to be instituted; meaning of the term 652, 657, 658
    • report of the trial and papers in the case 667 675
    • circuit court confirms sentence of district court 675
  • Alcohol: excessive tax levied by Turkey upon alcohol imported from the United States; correspondence with the foreign office 819 821
    • tax a violation of treaty provisions 832
  • Allen, Elisha H., Hawaiian minister: death of 547
  • Americans destitute abroad: case of one Kingston in France; Government desires the United States legation to assume care of him and of similar cases; reply of Mr. Morton that the United States is obliged to care for French citizens in like circumstances 262, 263
  • Anarchists. (See Socialism.)
  • Anam: treaty of peace with France 759 763
  • Apache Indians. (See Indians.)
  • Ararat, Austrian vessel: indictment and arrest of Capt. Sylvio Ferlan at Philadelphia; question of jurisdiction arising out of; right of local authorities to interfere in cases of discipline not recognized; stenographic report of trial; construction of XI Article of treaty with Austria; opinion of executive branch of Government upon points of international law raised in discussion of the case 14 31
  • Argentine Republic: opening of Congress; President’s message, showing prosperity of the country 2, 3
    • expedition against Patagonian Indians: success of troops; encounter with Chilian troops; both Governments giving and receiving explanations. 4
  • Arica: (See Peace between Chili and Peru.)
  • Azarian, Joseph: question as to right of, to dispose of his real estate in Turkey. (See Sidi, Alexander.)

B.

  • Baird, John D., complaint of, against Hale & Murchie on account of the construction of a boom in the Saint. John River: (See Saint John River, free navigation of.)
  • Beef: American. (See Meats, American.)
  • Bible: permission granted by Turkey to Bible House at Constantinople to print in Arabic provided each copy is stamped “For use of Protestants” 840, 849
  • Bible Society at Constantinople: proposition from the Turkish Government to secure immunity from interruptions to its book business and seizures by the affixing of a seal to each of its volumes; views of the managers in regard to and correspondence upon the question with the foreign office 824 827, 832
    • plan of the officials for sealing or stamping volumes 837, 838, 839
    • satisfactory arrangements made 878
  • Bolivar y Ponta, Simon: ceremonies attending the celebration at Caracas of the centennial of his birth 926, 927
  • Bolivia: war events. (See Peace between Chili and Peru.)
  • Boundaries: dispute between Costa Rica and Nicaragua; failure of attempt to settle by treaty; rival claims of each; Costa Rica desires that the canal shall form boundary 59 61
  • Boundary, southern: reciprocal crossing of. (See Indians on Southwest frontier.)
  • Bulgaria: closing of American missionary schools in. (See Missionary schools.)
  • Burmah: failure of the negotiations with India for a treaty; possibility of Burmah being incorporated into Indian Empire 754, 755

C.

  • Cables, submarine: permission for a company of foreign merchants to lay cable between certain ports of China refused in the interest of the monopoly of the Great Northern Company; exclusive control of the telegraph in China for twenty years granted to this company; the foreign representatives protest against the granting of monopolies by the Government 142 152
    • international conference for protection of: appointment of representatives to; report of; protocol of the conference 253 258
    • memorandum of questions to be deliberated upon, presented by French minister at Washington 294 296
    • representatives authorized to conclude convention 265, 282, 304, 305
    • report of United States delegates and text of the convention 285 291
    • principal powers signify adhesion to conference 296
    • French minister desires to know if the representatives of the United States will sign convention 298
    • conference to be reconvened to conclude convention 304
    • question of amendment of 304, 305
  • Caleb, George, captain of the Adriana. (See Adriana.)
  • Canals: scheme of the De Lesseps company to cut a canal through the Malay peninsula at the isthmus of Kraw, Siam 753, 754
    • survey of the isthmus of Kraw by French engineers 755, 759
    • interoceanic: Nicaraguan route; great interest of Salvador in the project; jealousy and indifference of the States in regard to canal no longer exists; circular of Salvador to Central American States, for purpose of obtaining concerted action, requesting them to instruct their representatives at Washington to co-operate with Salvador in bringing about a completion of the work; replies of each to circular; sympathy of Costa Rica and Nicaragua in the plan expressed, but they refuse to take any further steps until their boundary dispute is settled 57 62
    • Panama route: its early history and the different contracts; question of the neutrality of, discussed; rights and duties of the United States 220 222
    • extract from report of minister of foreign affairs in regard to: Colombia’s rights and duties 234 236
    • controversy between the Panama company and Colombia over agreement, of the company to maintain a military force for protection of canal; company will pay Colombia $50,000 annually for maintaining force of 300 men along the line 239, 240
    • Clayton-Bulwer treaty in reference to: United States holds that the treaty is no longer binding on her; Great Britain has lost her right to participate in the control of the canal, the consideration for which right was conceded never having been substantiated; and Art. VIII refers only to route now proposed to be established; and Great Britain has violated the treaty by the establishment of the colony of Belize, in Honduras 418 421, 477, 478
    • British Government holds that Art. VIII does not apply to only one route, but to any that may be constructed; that establishment of the colony of Belize is not a violation of the treaty, British sovereignty over Belize having been recognized by the United States in a postal convention; the policy of Secretary of State Buchanan, that neither party should obtain exclusive control of canal, is the policy which Great Britain wishes to adhere to 484 490, 529 532
  • Canton: disturbance at, caused by foreigners killing and wounding Chinese; forbearance and prompt action of the authorities to allay excitement and preserve order and safety of the foreigners 209, 210
  • Carrying trade between China and Hawaii: discrimination made in favor of a British line of steamers which excludes Pacific Mail Steamship Company a violation of treaty of 1849; United States minister instructed to remonstrate against, and apply for as favorable treatment in behalf of Pacific Mail Steamship Company as is accorded to other lines 567 572
  • Casamicciola. (See Ischia.)
  • Cattle: debate in the House of Commons upon measures for suppression of foot-and-mouth disease and importation of cattle 442
    • disease does not exist in America 450
    • regulations of the United States governing treatment and quarantine of imported cattle: report of Cattle Commission relative to the foot-and-mouth disease, in answer to charges made in British Parliament that infected cattle were being shipped from the ports of the United States 454 459, 461, 462
    • quarantine regulations established by Greece with reference to cattle imported from various countries 536, 537
  • Central American Union: subject revived; commissioner appointed by Guatemala to visit other States and invite co-operation of their Governments; popular sentiment in all the States, except Guatemala, hostile to union; failure of the proposed convention to be held in Salvador to consider the subject of a union of the States; Costa Rica refuses to send delegates; papers on the subject by Manuel J. Morales, of Salvador, Lorenzo Montufar, and President Barrios, of Guatemala 32 56
  • Chili: treaty with Spain; arrival of Spanish man-of-war at Valparaiso; change of policy of Spain towards former colonies 91
    • claims against: conventions signed by Chili with Great Britain, France, Germany, and Italy for settlement of; Mr. Logan suggests that the same action be taken by United States 80
    • text of French treaty: suggests alterations if a treaty should be concluded by the United States 97 99
    • opening of Chilian Congress: message of President; reviews the efforts made towards conclusion of peace; church and state; secularization of cemeteries; establishment of registry and of civil marriage; restoration of relations with Spain 103 107
    • treaty of peace with Peru 731 733
    • claim of Du Bois. (See Du Bois.)
    • interception of Mr. Adams’s correspondence. (See Adams, Charles.)
    • war events: (see Peace between Chili and Peru.)
  • China: treaty of commerce with Corea 172
  • Chinese commerce: control of, by the Chinese; organization of new steamship company 211
  • Chinese wishing to return to the United States: Chinese consuls in foreign ports may issue certificates of identification 204, 205, 206
  • Chinese laborers: right of transit of, across United States; regulations governing 180, 181, 201, 212 215
    • natives of Hong-Kong British subjects wishing to return to China via San Francisco 480, 491, 492, 493, 494
    • necessity of checking immigration of, to Hawaiian Islands: Government realizing the threatened danger; measures adopted 555, 556, 564 566
  • Citizenship: oath of allegiance required of British subjects residing in Denmark 253
    • Americans living abroad: suggests enactment of a law that after ten years’ absence they shall lose their citizenship; extracts from German laws 330 333
    • foreigners who purchase real estate in Mexico without declaring their intention to retain their nationality become ipso facto citizens of Mexico 651, 652, 653, 654
    • case of O. and G. Schmidt. (See Schmidt, O. and G.)
    • case of Eugene Verdelet. (See Verdelet, Eugene.)
  • Clearance of vessels at Colombian ports. (See Ships’ registers and papers.)
  • Coinage, Colombian: Panama Canal Company authorized to introduce into the State of Panama silver coins of the denomination of $1, to the amount of $1,000,000, bearing the stamp and arms of Colombia 222, 223
  • Cole, Rev. R. M., attack upon his house, at Erzingan, by an armed mob of Armenians: matter presented to the foreign office 828, 839
  • Colombia: physical and climatic peculiarities and natural resources of 227 230
    • provisions of the constitution as to filling the executive in case of a vacancy 232
    • report of minister of foreign affairs in regard to Panama Canal 234 236
    • treaty of arbitration with Salvador 236, 237
    • death of President Zaldua. (See Zaldua.)
  • Colombian coinage. (See Coinage.)
  • Colonization: growing agitation of the subject in Germany; homes for surplus population under German nationality and for the benefit of her trade are the arguments advanced by the advocates of; reflections on the subject 349 355
  • Congo: treaty between France and a Congo chief; cession of territory; action of the French Chamber in regard to; Mr. Stanley denies that any such convention was signed by De Brazza, the representative of France, and the African chiefs 259 261
    • account of the French occupation of 739 741
    • possible alliance between Portugal and France with reference to 743
  • Coolies. (See Chinese laborers.)
  • Corea: royal proclamation on missionaries and foreign relations 170, 171, 172
    • text of her treaty with China, and analysis of 172 179
    • arrival of Mr. Foote at the capital; description of the journey; the people and country; exchange of the treaty ratifications; addresses made upon the occasion; Mr. Foote takes up his residence at the capital 241 244
    • selection of plenipotentiaries to be sent on a special mission to the United States 245
    • report of Mr. Foote upon its history, population, government, manners, customs, physical and climatic peculiarities, natural resources, products, industries, and what may be developed 245 248
    • letters of the King and address of the embassy to President Arthur; his reply 248 250
    • the appointment of Mr. Foote gives great satisfaction to Japan, and is regarded as an act of friendship towards her 603
    • treaty with Japan 603
    • treaty limits defined 609
  • Costa Rica: foreign debt and interoceanic railway; contract with Minor C. Keith for refunding of its foreign debt at lower rate of interest and completion of interoceanic railroad 63 69
  • Costa Rican Nicaraguan boundary dispute. (See Boundaries.)
  • Cotton factory at Shanghai. (See Manufacturing in China.)
  • Courts, consular: reciprocal submission to jurisdiction, of parties of both nationalities appearing in the courts of either the United States or Great Britain in Japan 600, 601
  • Criminals: assisted emigration of. (See Paupers.)
  • Cuba: embargoed estates in, owned by citizens of the United States; Spain urged to take action in regard to claims presented to the Commission in Washington for release of such estates, return of rents and profits, and for damages for detention 773 776, 781 785, 788, 789, 796 799
    • repeal of the order prohibiting the landing in the island of foreign negroes without previous deposit of $1,000 785, 786
    • appropriation law passed by the Spanish Cortes, summary of 787

D.

  • Debts of the European powers: military burdens; deficit in the German budget 311 313
  • Discriminating duty of 30 per cent, additional imposed by Venezuela upon imports from the United States transshipped at the West India Islands: efforts made to secure modification or repeal; decree modifying the law 893 896, 897 900, 901, 902
  • Du Bois, Edward C.: claim of, against Chili for destruction of railway material and ruin of his enterprise in Peru by army of occupation: digest of his case and memorial; Mr. Logan directed to present the case to Chili 107 112
  • Dynamite: Turkey proposes to forbid the passage through the Dardanelles and Bosphorus of vessels laden with dynamite or other explosives 891 893

E.

  • Ehret, Xavier, military service: case of, in Germany 394
  • Emigrants, pauper. (See Paupers.)
  • Emigration to the United States, statistics of: reflections on and suggestions as to how the imigrant should be treated 801 804
  • Expatriation and naturalization: principles of, discussed 4, 5, 6, 8
  • Explosives. (See Dynamite.)
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F.

  • Fariña Bravo. (See Adams, Charles; interception of his correspondence.)
  • Featherstone T. (See Kennedy, Edmund O’B.)
  • Fees, consular: onerous fees imposed by Spain; forty cents per head on cattle and ten cents per ton on cargoes leaving United States for ports of Spain; efforts of the United States for a change of the rate 763 769, 771
    • proposition by Spain that part of the fee be collected by the Spanish customs officials 776 781
    • protests of American shipmasters against exorbitant fees exacted of them by Spanish consul at Key West 791 796
  • Ferlan, Capt. Sylvio. (See Ararat.)
  • Fisheries Exhibition at London. (See London International Fisheries Exhibition.)
  • Foot-and-mouth disease. (See Cattle.)
  • Foreigners in Peru: outrages inflicted upon Europeans by Chilian forces in Peru; co-operation of their Governments for redress; Mr. Logan requested to advise his Government to unite in joint action with them; declines having anything to do with the matter 119
    • Mr. Logan’s action approved by the Department 120, 1
  • France: treaty of peace with Anam 759–7
    • claims treaty with Chili 97

G.

  • Gaboon: missionary schools at. (See Missionary schools.)
  • Gallagher, Thomas: arrest and imprisonment of, in London, upon the charge of having explosives in his possession; appeals to the United States legation for assistance 414 417
  • Gambetta, Leon: death of 261, 262, 263
    • comments of the German press upon 326
  • Geiler, Carl W.: military service, case of, in Germany 394
  • Germany: debt of; deficit in the budget; military burden of 311 313
  • Grau, Jörgen, J.: military service case of, in Germany 393
  • Great Britain: opening of Parliament; comments on the Queen’s speech 413
    • notice given by the United States of intention to terminate Articles XVIII to XXV and XXX of the treaty of May 8, 1871, respecting the fisheries and transportation of goods in bond 413, 414, 434, 435, 440, 441, 451, 464
  • Greece: taxes and financial condition of 538
    • animosity between Greeks and Bulgarians; rival interests in Roumelia and Macedonia 539, 540
    • Greeks imprisoned at Constantinople; release of, at request of the minister of the United States 535, 537, 816
    • history of the affair 817 819, 831
  • Guano: sale of 1,000,000 tons by Chilian Government; price of, and method of sale 79, 80
    • debt of Peru; decree of Montero government disavowing right of Chili to sell guano and nitrates pledged to creditors of Peru; intention to contest sale and cut off creditors who have entered into arrangement with Chili 88, 89
    • by peace protocol between Chili and Peru, Chili agrees to pay 50 per cent, of net proceeds from sale of 1,000,000 tons to foreign bondholders of Peru; this includes only those now being developed in ceded territories, all new discoveries to belong exclusively to Chili; Chili relinquishes claim to Lobos Islands guano 116, 117
    • Department informs Mr. Partridge that rights of creditors of Peru secured by lien upon guano and nitrate deposits cannot be canceled at the election or decree of Peruvian Government 708
    • debt guaranteed by third article of protocol only to limited extent by portion only of guano product; United States will not regard with favor any settlement which may disregard interests of American citizens; if Chili appropriates natural resources of Peru it should regard obligations resting upon such resources 711
    • Mr. Phelps informs Chilian minister for foreign affairs that a protest will he made against third article; suggests that the question of the settlement of the debt guaranteed by guano deposits be left to arbitration 720
  • Guatemala: return of President Barrios; resignation tendered to national assembly; assembly declines to accept; address of the President to the people announcing resumption of duties, and calling upon all to labor patriotically for the development and well-being of their country 32
    • foreign debt: agreement entered into by English bondholders and Guatemalan minister at London rejected by assembly 72
    • law passed by assembly authorizing the expulsion by President of pernicious foreigners 72
    • boundary treaty with Mexico 648 651

H.

  • Hawaiian carrying trade. (See carrying trade.)
  • Hawaiian Islands: coronation ceremonies 548 552
    • financial condition: appropriations and expenditures 557, 558
  • Hayti: business depression; address of the President to the people 576
    • insurrectionary movement by Hayti en exiles at Miragoane; blockade and bombardment of 577 583
    • arrest of officers of the Tropic, at Philadelphia, for transporting munitions of war to Miragoane 583
    • refusal of the insurgents at Miragoane to accept the propositions presented to them by the diplomatic corps 583 585
    • revolutionary outbreak at Jérémie: blockade of; address of the President to the people 587 589
    • financial embarrassment of the Government 589 591
    • progress of the rebellion: outbreak at Jacmel; charges against the United States consul at Cape Haytien of issuing “propagandas” against the Government 591, 592
    • repulse of the Government troops at Jacmel 593, 594
    • riot and pillage in Port-au-Prince; troops from the foreign men-of-war resorted to for restoring order 594 596
  • Hog products. (See Meats, American.)

I.

  • Immigrants: pauper. (See paupers.)
  • Indians, Apache: suggestion of General Fremont that they be removed to the peninsula of Lower California 655, 658
    • on northwest frontier; hostile attitude of; Canadian Indians crossing the boundary; notice of possible collision 481 484, 490, 493
    • Canadian authorities deny that Dominion Indians have crossed the border 494 496
    • United States asks that Canada agree to reciprocal right to pursue Indians across the boundary 497
    • Indian raids on the border: reports from United States and Canadian military officers 497 529, 532 535
    • on southwest frontier: reciprocal crossing of the boundary by troops of both nationalities while in pursuit of; question as to continuance of the agreement 654, 655, 657, 688 696
    • prolongation of agreement signed 662, 663
    • strict observance of the agreement by General Crook in his successful operations against Indians in Mexico; account of the expedition. 660 662, 696, 697
    • Mexican minister presents an appeal from the citizens of Chihuahua for measures to be taken to prevent the Indians of the United States from making raids into Mexico 680 682
    • further complaints that Indians are leaving the reservations and crossing into Mexico; measures taken to prevent raids; report of General Crook in regard to 683 690, 698
    • request from the Mexican minister that articles found in the possession of the Indians captured by General Crook be returned to the owners; impracticability of 697, 699, 700, 701
  • Inundated districts of Germany: contributions from citizens of the United States to the distressed people of; letter of thanks from Prince Bismarck 333 335
  • Ischia: earthquake on the island of; destruction of the town of Casamicciola 598, 599, 600
  • Italy: elections for members to the House of Deputies; result favorable to present Government 596, 597
  • Iwakura Tomomi, junior prime minister of Japan: death of 607, 608

J.

  • Japan and Corea: treaty between 602
    • treaty limits defined 609
  • Japan: death of the junior prime minister. (See Iwakura Tomomi.)

K.

  • Kennedy, Edmund O’B., alias T. Featherstone: arrested and imprisoned at Cork upon the charge of conspiracy; United States citizenship not proven 414 417
  • Kingsbury, Frederick Lucas: prosecuted under Bulgarian law for practicing medicine without a license after endeavoring to obtain one; question as to the relation of Bulgaria to the Ottoman Empire with reference to the case 812 815, 816
    • case satisfactorily arranged and permission granted to him to practice his profession 817
  • Klam, Andrew: military service case of, in Germany 391
  • Knapp, Rev. Mr. (See Reynolds, George C).
  • Koernig, Adolph: military service case of, in Germany 391
  • Korea. (See Corea.)

L.

  • Laboulaye, Edouard: death of 268, 269
  • La Fayette: unveiling of a statue of, at Le Puy; speeches made at 277 280, 282
  • Liberia: meeting of the national legislature and message of the President 610, 615
    • resignation of President Gardiner 615
    • proclamation of President Russell with respect to the rights and welfare of the aborigines 616, 617
  • Lobos Islands. (See Guano.)
  • Locust scourge in Venezuela 925
  • London, International Fisheries Exhibition: United States, exhibit excels all others 421, 422

M.

  • Macao: the port of, closed on account of cooly trade reopened to emigration. 203, 204
  • Mails (official): interference with, by Chilian civil authorities. (See Adams, Charles.)
  • Manufacturing in China: cotton factory established at Shanghai by Mr. Wet-more; efforts to suppress it by Chinese Government in interest of a monopoly in violation of treaty provisions; Chinese authorities contend that under treaties foreigners have no right engage in manufacturing in China 129 141
    • protest of foreign representatives against the Government’s interpretation of the treaty clauses; arrest of the compradore of Mr. Wetmore upon the charge of treason; offer to stay proceedings against him if Mr. Wetmore will close up his company; suppression of silk factory in Shanghai and iron works at Amoy; open hostility of the Government to manufacturing establishments; fears of the authorities that with China’s dense population the introduction of labor-saving machinery may destroy its social system and bring ruin and distress upon her industrial classes; reactionary tendencies prevailing 152 168
    • authorities not enforcing decrees against foreign establishments, but by their acts have intimidated Chinese capital and paralyzed spirit of enterprise, thus gaining their point; warrant against the compradore withdrawn 180
    • reply of the foreign office to the joint note of the foreign representatives; its construction of the treaties 187 190
    • reply of Prince Kung to Mr. Young’s letter in regard to the Wetmore affair; China’s revenue and the welfare of the working classes will be involved if foreigners are permitted to manufacture; Mr. Young replies that the treaty must be respected, and argues against the false theories and fears of the minister 191 197
    • diplomatic body again address the foreign office: reply of, that further discussion is useless 206, 207, 208
    • interpretation of the treaties by the Tsung-li-Yamên and the Chinese minister at Washington: meaning of the words Kung tso 215, 216, 217
  • Meats, American: prohibition of, by foreign governments.
    • Austria: proposed measures against trichinosis 6, 7, 8, 9
    • France: petitions against prohibition to be circulated among laboring classes; but one case of trichinosis ever observed in France 264, 265
    • Government proposes to submit imported meats to freezing process; ministry informed that United States may adopt retaliatory measures; petition of importers to minister of commerce 265, 266, 267
    • invited to send expert to act with commission to be appointed by President for investigation of subject 270
    • formation of the commission: France to be notified of 272, 282, 283
    • France urged to repeal the decree: calls attention of foreign office to adulteration of French wines; retaliatory measures may be adopted 283, 284
    • repeal of decree delayed by epidemic of trichinosis in Germany; solution promised before meeting of Congress 292
    • decree repealing prohibition; circular from minister of commerce to prefects 292, 293, 294
    • Germany: renewed agitation; bill prepared to exclude all forms of pork; lard not yet excluded 305, 306, 318, 319
    • extracts from Berlin Tribune showing evil effects exclusion will have upon trade and poorer classes, and that it is the result of prejudice 307 310
    • comments of London Times on the new bill; memorial of Hamburg merchants; alleges that there is more danger from native pork than from imported; loss to revenue and shipping interests pointed out; the prohibition in interest of German producers 319 323, 324 326
    • protests from German cities; speech of Richter in opposition to 323, 324
    • synopsis of the debate in the Reichstag 328 330
    • Germany invited to send experts to the United States to examine methods employed in the industry 335, 336, 338
    • memorial from Chamber of Commerce of New York State 337
    • Bundesrath approves decree prohibiting pork; protest of American representatives against 339 342
    • asks answer to President’s proposal to send a commission of investigation to the United States, and the suspension of action 339 342, 348
    • Germany declines to investigate or suspend order 355, 357, 358
    • Mr Sargent’s allusion to retaliatory measures disapproved; his explanation 356, 357, 374, 375, 381, 382
    • copy of decree and extracts from German papers 359 361
    • cases of trichinosis at Tilsit: report of consular agent at, that they probably resulted from eating raw native pork 370 374
    • hostile criticism of Mr. Sargent’s dispatches by the German press 377 381, 383, 385, 386
    • North German Gazette justifies prohibitory ordinance 383 385
    • further correspondence upon the question of a commission of investigation 387 389
    • cases of trichinosis since the absolute exclusion of American pork 389 390
    • epidemic of trichinosis in Saxony 395 397
    • report of Mr. Fox upon: caused by eating raw native pork 398 401
    • progress of the epidemic; its extent 401 403
    • outbreak of trichinosis in West Prussia 403 404
    • the German minister at Washington upon the prohibitory decree expressing the views of his Government as to the necessity of the measure and its gratification that the United States does not adopt the position taken by its representative at Berlin 404 407
    • Greece: prohibition of hog products by, circular sent out by the Government to her representatives for information as to the action of other countries; Greece is governed by the action of France. 291, 392, 536, 537, 540, 545
    • Spain: trichinosis at Malaga; caused by eating raw pork; no changes to be made in sanitary regulations in regard to imported pork 769 771, 786, 787
  • Merchants, American, in Lima: industrial tax levied upon, by decree of the Chilian general, Lynch. (See Tax, industrial.)
  • Mexico: amendment to the constitution providing, for the filling of the office President in case of vacancy or disability of the incumbent 617 619
    • opening of Congress; President’s message 629 633
    • immigration to: information as to her desire to have immigrants; how naturalized; inducements offered to; Americans in Mexico; price of lands; and general remarks upon the country 624, 625, 635 644
    • national debt; law for the settlement of 658 660
    • review of the debt and financial condition of the country 663 667
    • meeting of Congress; message of the President 675 680
    • boundary treaty with Guatemala 648 651
    • citizenship acquired by foreigner by the purchase of real estate. (See Citizenship.)
  • Military burdens of Europe. (See Debts.)
  • Military service cases. (See Geiler, C. W.; Grau, J. J.; Klam, A.; Koernig, A.; Petersen, H.; Rowe, John T.; Salzer, P. T.; Scheibert, C. W.; Schumann, G.; Schwarz, A.: Staarbach, —; Witowiak, U.)
  • “Mini P.,” Austrian vessel: indictment and arrest of Capt. A. Randich at Philadelphia; question of jurisdiction arrising out of; right of local authorities to interfere in cases of discipline not recognized; proposed alteration of consular convention with Austria 9 31
  • Missionaries in Turkey: assaults upon. (See Reynolds, Geo. C; Cole, R. M.; and Shockmazan mission school.)
  • Missionary schools at Gaboon: American Board of Foreign Missions desires that representations may be made to France concerning the bad effects of the French decree that all teaching must be in the French language 272 274
    • Government unable to modify decree, but will endeavor to have the simultaneous use of native dialects tolerated 280, 281
  • Missionary schools in Bulgaria: closing of 428 436, 444, 451
  • Morse, Samuel F. B.: unveiling of a tablet in Rome commemorative of his sojourn there 597

N.

  • Naturalization: (See Expatriation.)
  • Naval school at Tien-Tsm, China: regulations governing admittance and study; objects of the school 169, 170
  • Navy, China: building of war vessels by; work done by Chinese; strained relations between China and Japan 202, 203
  • Nicaragua. (See Canal, interoceanic.)
  • Nihilists. (See Socialism.)
  • Nitrates. (See Guano.)

O.

  • O’Donnell, Patrick: question as to citizenship of; request that legal assistance be employed for his defense refused by legation as beyond the scope of its duty 452 454
    • defense of, and further correspondence and investigations as to his citizenship 459 464, 467 476
    • United States requests delay of the execution of the sentence that prisoner’s counsel may present alleged points of error 479
    • foreign office replies that counsel have submitted representations in behalf of prisoner, and that they have been considered in the usual judicial manner and no grounds found for interfering with the sentence by the Crown 479
  • Opium: its part in the revenues of India; the Indian financial problem and its relation to the opium question; how England may be influenced to suppress the trade; plan of the Chinese viceroy, Li Hung Chang, for its suppression; China anxious for the United States to use its influence with the English; effects of the opium habit in China 123 129
    • Dr. Hopper, American missionary on the question; arguments in favor of the trade from Indian newspapers 181 187
  • “Ounalaska: “seized by Salvador for conveying arms and munitions of war from San Francisco to revolutionists; captain and crew released and passage furnished to San Francisco at expense of Salvador; vessel placed at disposal of the United States to be prosecuted for violation of the neutrality laws 746 751
  • Outrages upon foreigners in Peru: (See Foreigners in Peru)

P.

  • Panama Canal. (See Canal, interoceanic.)
  • Panama Railway: sale of, to Panama Canal Company; Canal Company obligated itself to indemnify railway for losses occasioned by building of canal; reversionary interest of Colombia in the road; Colombia therefore claims indemnity 217 219
  • Paupers and criminals, assisted emigration of: attempt by Danish authorities to send the criminal Jensen to the United States prevented by the remonstrance of the United States chargé 251, 252 [Page 944]
    • arrival at Boston of Irish emigrants shipped under control of British Govvernment; letters from the collector of the port and governor of Massachusetts; report of Consul-General Merritt on Irish distress and assisted emigration 422 428
    • statements from the foreign office and agent of the “Tuke fund” that no paupers are sent to the United States and that only such persons have been sent as have relatives in the United States to assist them and provide them with work and that each emigrant is furnished with clothing and money” 436 440, 442
    • return to Great Britain, of certain assisted pauper immigrants; their affidavits 447 450
    • letter from collector of customs at Buffalo giving list of assisted pauper immigrants arriving in that city from foreign countries by way of Canada 465 467
    • Conrad Hort, a pauper shipped to New York by the authorities of the canton of Aargau, Switzerland: demand of the United States legation that they be punished 800, 801, 805, 806, 807, 808
    • shipment of deaf mutes to the United States from, the canton of Berne 808, 809
  • Payne, John Howard: disinterment of the remains of, in Tunis and shipment to the United States consul at Marseilles by the British consul, at the request of the United States 487, 412
  • Peace between Chili and Peru: views of the Department and its instruction to Mr. Partridge in regard to; desire of the United States to preserve the autonomy of Peru and as much of her territory and wealth as consistent with just rights of Chili, but will not support Peru in resisting reasonable demands 707, 708
    • views of the Department and its instructions to Mr. Logan in regard to peace 74 77
    • history of peace negotiations in note addressed to minister of foreign affairs of Chili by Mr. Logan 77, 79
    • report of Chilian minister for foreign affairs to Congress: extract from upon mission of Messrs. Trescot and Blaine 82 85
    • letter of Mr. Logan to President Montero of Peru: reviews the present situation of affairs and advises acceptance of the terms of Chili, namely, cession of Tarapaca as war indemnity and sale of Tacna and Arica for $10,000,000 85 87
    • reply of Vice-President Montero to Mr. Logan’s letter: states that he only assumed supreme power in absence of Señor Calderon and that bases of peace should be discussed with him, and that he has the right to make preliminary treaty 89, 90
    • telegram to Mr. Logan commending his efforts, but disavowing all pretensions of settling dispute without being asked to do so 90
    • reaction in Peru brought about by obstinacy of Calderon; revival of the Iglesias party; efforts of, tending to bring about a peace; manifesto of the “Peace Club” 91, 92
    • views of the United States in regard to the negotiations for peace; the demands of Chili and claims of Peru; concurrence of the representatives of the two Governments at Washington in the views of the United States; revival of the suggestion of arbitration 92 96
    • agreement arranged between Señor Novoa, Chilian representative at Lima, and Señor Lavalle, minister of Iglesias, formally signed by Lavalle; terms of the agreement; Peru loses greatly through obstinacy of Calderon; Bolivia makes separate truce 100, 101
    • separate treaty of peace with Bolivia; refusal of Chili to treat further with Calderon; Chili master of the situation; in view of facts imposble to carry out Department’s instructions; Chili regrets that peace with Peru cannot be made a fixed fact by recognition of Iglesias’ government by Mr. Logan; Chili utterly renounces Calderon 101, 102
    • Iglesias has signed treaty; peace will follow if United States recognizes Iglesias 103
    • message of the President of Chili reviewing efforts made toward conclusion of peace 103, 107
    • Calderon government continued by Arequipa Congress; it also agrees to cede Tacna and Arica to Bolivia if she will continue to support Peru Iglesias in possession of North Peru; Iglesias being supported by Chili and desirous of peace will bring to him all the better elements of the country 112, 113
    • peace protocol between Novoa and Iglesias; cession to Chili of Tarapaca; Tacna and Arica to be held by Chili for ten years, then to belong to country to whom voted by inhabitants by payment of $10,000,000 to the other; Chili to pay 50 percent, of net proceeds from sale of 1,000,000 tons of guano to foreign bondholders of Peru; Chili relinquishes claim upon Lobos Islands 116, 117
    • appointment of Mr. Phelps and Mr. Gibbs as ministers to Peru and Bolivia; Mr. Logan instructed to confer with them 118
    • defeat of Cáceres; Iglesias’s movement strengthening; all parties declaring for him 118, 119
    • Chilian minister at Washington informs the Department of the defeat and dispersion of the forces of Caceres; fall of Arequipa; flight of Montero 122, 123
    • views of the Department in regard to peace settlement expressed to Mr. Phelps; agreement between Iglesias and Chili discussed; rumored adhesion of country to Iglesias; if facts are as alleged, United States will not, by adhering to recognition of Calderon government, impede advance toward amicable adjustment of difficulty 709 711
    • review of situation in Peru by Mr. Phelps; growing feeling in favor of Iglesias’s movement; Chilians will succeed in establishing Iglesias; Chili forced to organize a Government; Peruvians unable to form one; Germany to follow United States in recognition of Government; the Chiclayo affair 712 716
    • preparations for evacuation of Lima as soon as Peruvian force under Iglesias is organized to take possession; movement upon Arequipa; rumors of support of Montero by Bolivia and Argentine Republic; Indian population support Piérola; anarchy and lawlessness have possession of the country; Chili furnishing arms and money to Iglesias; peace probable only through Iglesias 717 722
    • Mr. Phelps believes Iglesias should be supported, but unable to advise his recognition under present circumstances 719
    • rumor that Bolivia will seize Arequipa and Mollendo, thus securing outlet to the sea 722
    • Chili insists upon conditions of peace protocol 722
    • Iglesias and Chilian Government in perfect accord; Sama River agreed upon as boundary; Mr. Logan urges recognition of Iglesias’s government 121, 122
    • treaty signed; Chili recognizes Iglesias as President; evacuation of Lima 723
    • Mr. Phelps does not favor recognition of Iglesias at present; no free action of the people in his favor; large hostile force under Montero and Cáceres 724
    • arrival of Iglesias at La Paz 724
    • history of the establishment of the Iglesias government by Mr. Lavalle, appointed minister of foreign relations under Iglesias 724, 726
    • Indians attacking the whites in central departments; leading classes not supporting Iglesias 726
    • instructions of the Department to Mr. Phelps; if assembly about to convene represents the people and declares for Iglesias, United States will will recognize him 727, 728
    • the Indian movement growing; Cáceres with them; he issues proclamation declaring himself ruler and his intention to continue war against Chili and Iglesias; Government unable to contend with him; Peru paying expenses of Chilian troops retained in country 729, 730
    • Article VIII of; treaty repudiates mortgages resting on guano deposits in Tarapaca; treaty expressly disregards all private rights; copy of treaty 730 733
    • Cáceres still retains control of the central and southern departments 733
  • Persia: account of the journey of the United States representative to the court of; ceremonies attending his reception 702 706
  • Peru: treaty of peace with Chili 731 733
  • Petersen, Henry: military service case of, in Germany 392
  • Petroleum: complaints from American shippers of, that exclusive privilege to receive and store petroleum granted to a Turkish subject by the Sultan operates as a discrimination against the American and in favor of the Russian article, as the latter is sold from the vessel 822 824, 829–83 [Page 946]
    • council of state decides that demand for suspension of privilege cannot he acceded to 842, 844
    • memorandum of appeal to the Sultan 845 847, 849
    • Turkey refuses to restore dues collected for storage; protests of the American and Russian legations against the storage tax; repayment of dues demanded 874 876, 877, 880, 881
    • appointment and work of a commission to investigate the subject of the concession 878, 887, 888
  • Pflaum, Dr. Maurice: assault upon, arrest, and imprisonment of by Turkish officials at Axar; correspondence and affidavits in the case 853 864
    • United States demands dismissal of the governor of Axar and payment of £2,000 as indemnity for the injuries to Dr. Pflaum 864, 873, 874, 879, 880, 887
  • Polynesia: protest of Hawaiian Government against the annexation of the islands of, by foreign powers; appeals to the governments to respect and preserve their national independence; United States does not feel called upon to interpose 564, 572, 574 576
  • Pork: American. (See Meats, American.)
  • Portugal: summary of the budget and debt 734 736
    • constitutional reforms suggested by the ministry to be adopted by the Cortes 736 738
    • royal estates: economical administration and retrenchment in the manage ment of 738, 739
    • summary of laws passed by the Cortes 742, 743

R.

  • Railways: from Santo Tomas to Guatemala City; personal tax levied upon each citizen of Guatemala for the construction of; decree of the President in regard to 70, 71, 72
    • China: reactionary influences preventing introduction of; report upon Kaiping mines and railway by Consul Zuck 197 201
    • opening of a road from Laguayra to Caracas, in Venezuela 925, 926
  • Randich, A. (See “Mimi P.”)
  • Reynolds, George C, and Rev. Mr. Knapp: assault and robbery of, by Koords in Armenia 850 853, 864, 866, 881, 882
    • correspondence from British consul at Van giving an account of the affair and names of the perpetrators 882 886
    • officials of the district dismissed 888 891
  • Rhine inundation. (See Inundated districts of Germany.)
  • Rowe, John T.: arrested for military duty by Argentine Republic 1, 2, 4, 5
  • Russia: coronation of the Czar; invitations not sent to Admiral Baldwin, of the special mission of the United States; apologies made for the apparent slight 743 745

S.

  • Saint John River, free navigation of: complaint of John D. Baird, of Maine, against Hale & Murchie, of Woodstock, New Brunswick, for the construction of a boom obstructing the river in contravention of treaty provisions 445 447
  • Salvador: treaty of arbitration with Colombia 236, 237
  • Salzer, Philip T.: military service case of, in Germany 393
  • Scheibert, Charles William: military service case of, in Germany 344 348, 358, 394
  • Schmidt, O. and G.: question as to the citizenship of, raised by France; claim of being citizen of the United States not recognized 270 272, 274
  • Schumann, Gustav: military service case of, in Germany 391
  • Schwarz, Alexander: military service case of, in Germany 392
  • Ships’ registers and papers: claim of Colombia that the inspector of the port and not the foreign consul should be the custodian of; review of the negotiations with Colombia 223 227, 231
    • Colombian regulations inconvenient and a vexatious restraint upon trade at the Isthmus: Mr. Scruggs instructed to suggest to the Government the adoption of more simple methods for the clearance of vessels 233 234
    • Colombian executive will endeavor to have Congress modify regulations governing clearance of vessels 237 239
    • correspondence with British legation at Washington relative to 481, 491, 492, 495
    • custody of, in Venezuelan ports 897, 904, 919 921, 931, 932
  • Shockmazman mission school: work upon, stopped by the inhabitants; the missionaries driven off and threatened with death if they continue it 871, 873
  • Siam: reception of Minister Halderman by the court of 751 753
    • account of the mission of the United States minister to the Rajah of Tuluban for the purpose of delivering the gifts presented to him by the United States 757 759
    • canal through Malay Peninsula. (See Canals.)
  • Sidi, Alexander: refusal of Turkish authorities to allow him to convey real estate, having been born in Smyrna and naturalized in the United States; estates of such persons forfeited at death; case presented to the Porte 809 812
    • construction of treaty clause in regard to right of American citizens in Turkey to convey real estate 810, 815
    • similar case, that of Joseph Azarian, cited; necessity of settling question before a death occurs 821, 822
    • further protest made to the foreign office 833, 834
  • Simonoseki indemnity: repayment of, to a Japan by the United States 603 607
  • Socialism in Europe: joint action by the powers for repression of, probable 361 364
  • Spain: commercial treaty with the United States proposed 771, 772, 796
    • revolutionary outbreaks: insignificant and quickly suppressed 789 791
  • Staarbach: military service case of, in Germany 342 348, 358
  • Sugar: shipment of Chinese sugar to Hawaiian Islands and reshipment to United States to avoid duty: United States minister report upon the sugar product of the islands, amount exported, methods of shipment, and number of vessels arriving from China, showing the difficulty and doubtful profit of such an undertaking 545, 552 555, 557, 558 563, 573, 574
    • the paramount industry of the Hawaiian Islands: productive capacity of the islands about reached its limit 546
  • Swine: prohibition by Denmark against importation of, from United States 252
  • Switzerland: popular education and public schools and religious teaching in 804, 805

T.

  • Tacna. See Peace between Chili and Peru.
  • Tarapaca. See Peace between Chili and Peru.
  • Tax: industrial, levied upon American merchants in Lima by decree of the Chilian general, Lynch; protest of the merchants against, and request of, that their claim may be laid before the Chilian Government, by Mr. Logan; refusal of Chilian minister of foreign affairs to take any action upon representations of Mr. Logan unless he is authorized to act in the matter by the United States Government 113 116
    • Mr. Logan directed to present the case to the Chilian Government 120
  • Telegraph in China. (See Cables.)
  • Tonquin: French expedition to 756
  • Treaties: Anam and France 759 763
    • Chili and France claims treaty 97 99
    • Chili and Peru 731 733
    • China and Corea 172 179
    • Colombia and Salvador: treaty of arbitration between 236, 237
    • France and a Congo chief 259 261
    • International convention for the protection of submarine cables 288 291
    • Japan and Corea 602
    • Mexico and Guatemala 648 651
  • Trichinosis. (See Meats, American.)
  • Tunis: French law and tribunals introduced in, laws concerning 299 303
    • United States urged to renounce benefits of consular jurisdiction 296, 297, 298, 299
    • subject to be laid before Congress 297, 303, 483
    • Great Britain favorable to proposition 480
    • resolution of Congress relative to 483
  • Turkey: notice of, that the treaty of commerce with the United States shall expire one year from date of notification and presenting propositions as a basis for a new treaty 836, 837
    • United States will consent to revision when similar engagements are made with other powers 848
    • treaty must be adhered to 850
    • tariff of: Turkey gives notice that tariff of customs concluded with United States having ceased to be in force, she will collect 8 per cent, ad valorem on all imports 841, 842
    • similar notice given to Great Britain and Germany 843
    • appointment of delegate to confer with others upon the question of a revision of the tariff 850
    • views of the legation upon the question of revision, presented to the foreign office 867 870
    • storage tax imposed upon petroleum. (See Petroleum.)
    • tax imposed upon imported alcohol. (See Alcohol.)

V.

  • Venezuela, foreign debt: statement of, and history of negotiations relative to; proposal that United States receive a certain portion of the customs revenue, and apply pro rata among the creditor governments 364 369, 386, 387, 443
    • discriminating duty imposed by, on imports. (See Discriminating duty.)
    • mixed claim commission: Venezuela proposes stopping the monthly payments of the awards of the commission: protest of the United States against such action 904, 905, 906, 907, 908
    • presentation of the case of Venezuela 921 925
  • Verdelet, Eugene: question as to the citizenship of, raised by France; claim to being citizen of the United States not recognized 285, 276, 285
  • Vessels: internal discipline of; as to right of local authorities to interfere in the discipline of foreign vessels while in port. (See Ararat and Mimi P.), Austrian vessels.

W.

  • War in South America. (See Peace between Chili and Peru.)
  • Washington, George: ceremonies and speeches at the unveiling of the statue of Washington in Caracas 927 931
  • Wetmore, W. S. (See Manufacturing in China.)
  • Wheelock, John E., claim of, against Venezuela for outrages inflicted upon him by a civil officer of: instructions to the legation to push the claim to a settlement 896, 900, 901, 906, 933
    • account of the outrage 902 904
    • correspondence and reports of the Venezulan officials of the results of their investigations of the outrage and attempts to arrest the perpetrators 908 919
  • Witowiak, Valentine: military service case of, in Germany 393

Z.

  • Zaire. (See Congo).
  • Zaldua, President of Colombia, death of: second vice-president succeeds to the office 230
    • sympathy of the President of the United States and people conveyed to minister for foreign affairs 231, 232