Alphabetical Index.

A.

  • Aliens, registration of, in France 302
  • Arbitration, international, favored by British House of Commons 346, 352
  • Asylum in legations of the United States:
  • Asylum of passengers on board American vessels 154, 197, 200, 213 214, 722 726
  • Austria-Hungary:
    • Arrest and imprisonment of Charles Mercy, alias Saul Moerser, for evasion of military duty and embezzlement prior to his coming to the United State 5, 13, 14, 22
    • Military service of John Benich; local authorities ignore the United States representative and the provisions of the treaty 15, 23
    • Military service of Edward Drucker; his arrest and release 1
    • Passports and naturalization papers taken from bearers 13, 14, 23

B.

C.

  • Censorship over religious books in Turkey 599, 627, 632
  • Central America:
  • Chile:
    • Asylum in legation of the United States granted to and withdrawn from Chilean refugees 217 221
    • Monument erected at Valparaiso to the officers and men of the U. S. S. Essex killed in battle in 1814 223 224
  • China:
    • Anniversary of the Empress Dowager’s birthday 240
    • Bond system applied to navigation on the Yangtze River 225
    • Building industry, wages and methods 232
    • Customs service 235
    • Exclusion act of May 5, 1892 234, 244 252, 255, 256, 263
    • Land, rights of Americans to purchase 230, 233
    • Outrages on Chinese in California 253, 254, 257
    • Police system, courts, and punishment of crime 227
    • Postal service, proposed reform 236
    • Railway, building and management 236
    • Transit passes and likin dues 237, 244
    • Travelers required to report to the local authorities 241, 244
  • Chinese: Outrages on, in California. 253, 254, 257
  • Citizenship of naturalized persons can not be affected by laws of the country of their origin 498
  • Claims: Diplomatic intervention in the matter of foreign claims, denied by the
  • constitution of Venezuela 731 734
  • Colombia: Boundary dispute between Costa Rica and Colombia 266 277, 286 294
  • Correspondence, violation of official, in Turkey 597, 605, 617, 620, 623, 625
  • Costa Rica. (See Central America and Colombia.)
  • Crossing of troops from Mexico into the United States, and reciprocally, in pursuit of raiders, objections to an agreement providing for the 439

D.

E.

  • Emigration from Turkey, permission of the Turkish Government necessary before 591, 603, 649, 666
  • Estates of United States citizens in Mexico, consuls of the United States have no right to administer, to the exclusion of the local courts 419
  • Expatriation, right of, denied by—
  • Expulsion of naturalized citizens from Russia 542, 544, 545
  • Expulsion of naturalized citizens of the United States from Turkey 683 688, 689, 693, 699, 702, 703, 705, 708 711
  • Expulsion of objectionable aliens is an attribute of sovereignty and is so recognized 699
    • but should not be attended with the infliction of punishment on expelled persons 706, 715
    • and be based on facts that establish the justice and necessity of such action 572
  • Expulsion: Right of States to expel undesirable aliens 569, 572, 699

F.

  • Forced loan in Nicaragua: Exemption of Americans under treaty stipulations 198
  • France:
    • Aliens, law providing for their registration 302
    • Boundary treaty with Liberia 296
    • Boundary treaty with Siam 557
    • Military service of Victor Poide Card 300
    • Nationality of children horn of foreign parents 303
    • Naturalization law of 1889 295

G.

  • Great Britain:
    • Arbitration, international, resolution of the House of Commons in favor of 346, 352
    • Claim of Wm. Webster for lands in New Zealand. 308, 319
    • Complaint of Capt. Kustel against Capt. Davis, of the British war ship Royalist 307, 309, 322, 326
    • Diplomatic representatives raised to the rank of ambassador 333, 336, 337
    • Discriminating tolls on Canadian canals 329, 330, 337, 340
    • Mosquito Reservation, sovereignty of Nicaragua over the 313
    • Protection of American interests in Bulgaria, by the British representative 325, 326
    • Protection, reciprocal, of citizens and subjects in Turkey 305, 306, 308, 321
    • Revolution in Brazil, proposed concerted action of naval forces of Great Britain and United States to prevent loss of life and property 350
    • Sinking of H. M. S. Victoria 322
    • Wrecking privileges in conterminous waters 334, 340, 346, 347, 348, 351, 352, 354
  • Guatemala. (See Central America.)

H.

  • Haiti:
    • Arrest and imprisonment of, and payment of indemnity to Frederick Mevs, a United States citizen, for alleged smuggling 355 366, 369 382
    • Death of Haitian minister, Mr. Price 369
  • Hawaiian Islands. (See note on page 383.)
  • Honduras. (See Central America.)

I.

  • Immigration to Peru, law for its encouragement 524
  • Imprisonment of United States citizens—

J.

  • Japan: Rescue, by Japanese villagers, of the crew of the American vessel
  • North American 383 391, 406 407
  • Jews—
    • Passports of, refused visé by Russian representatives in the United States, 536, 538, 547 548
    • Restrictions on their right to sell land in Palestine 638, 651, 669

L.

  • Liberia: Boundary treaty with France 296, 298

M.

N.

  • Nationality of children horn of foreign parents:
  • Naturalization is a judicial function which can not he exercised by an officer vested with judicial powers in extraterritorial countries 692, 701
  • Naturalization law of France 295
  • Naturalization laws of the Netherlands. 472 475
  • Naturalization law of Venezuela. 732
  • Netherlands naturalization law, modifications of 472 475
  • Neutrality laws of the United States:
  • Nicaragua. (See Central America.)
  • Nicaragua Canal, pretensions advanced by Colombia in regard to 281

O.

  • Outrage on consular agency of the United States at Mollendo, Peru 509 524

P.

  • Passports and naturalization papers taken from naturalized citizens of the United States in Austria 13, 14
  • Passport application:
    • Of American citizens residing in Eastern countries under extraterritorial jurisdiction 404, 405
    • Of native citizens permanently residing abroad 327 329
    • Of naturalized citizens who accept office in other countries 180, 183, 184, 185
    • Of naturalized citizens who are employed by foreign firms abroad 318, 320
    • Of naturalized citizens who have lost their certificate of naturalization 533, 537
    • Of naturalized citizens who resume permanent domicile in their original countries 541, 543, 544
    • Of persons born abroad of native citizens of the United States, but who never resided in the United States. 393 401, 422 423
    • Of persons declaring indefinite intention to return to and acquire residence in the United States 532, 538
    • Of the son, born abroad, of a consular officer of the United States 649, 667
    • Of widows of American citizens, born aliens and never having resided in the United States 402, 405
  • Passports:
    • Can not be issued to the wife or children of a naturalized citizen when they have never resided in the United States 598, 603
    • Must be respected as prima facie evidence of the facts therein stated, and their validity can only be traversed by competent proof 23, 530 536
    • Of minor children of naturalized citizens abroad, may be issued to protect their right of of option at majority 401, 543
  • Persia:
    • Kindly disposition of the Shah toward Christians 504, 505
    • Missionary troubles at Tabriz 480, 495
    • Murder of a Christian Persian at Oroomiah 502 505, 507
    • Protection and asylum granted by the legation to Hajie Seyyah, a naturalized citizen of the United States 487 492, 496, 505 506, 508
    • Punishment of a Persian lad for insult to the wife of an American missionary 476
  • Peru:
    • Immigration, law for the encouragement of 524
    • Outrage on consular agency of the United States at Mollendo 509 524
  • Protection of American interests:
    • By the British representative in Bulgaria 656
    • By German vice-consul at Amasia 593
  • Protection of Great Britain withheld from naturalized subjects returning to their native country with which she has no treaty of extradition or which deny the free right of expatriation 684

R.

  • Real estate, right to purchase, hold, and sell:
  • Reciprocity, infringement of, in Brazil 26, 28, 29, 30, 31, 36, 38
  • Rescue of the crew of the American vessel North American by Japanese villagers 383 391, 406 407
  • Russia:
    • Famine in Finland, relief fund raised in Philadelphia 539
    • Famine of 1892, address of thanks of the Russian nobility for relief extended by the United States 546
    • Military service of Jacob Goldstein 526 531, 541, 543
    • Refusal of Russian representatives to visa passports issued to Israelites 536, 538, 547, 548
  • Trans-Siberian railway 534

S.

T.

V.

  • Venezuela:
    • Cable, contract for a, between Venezuela and the United States 720
    • Constituent assembly frames a new constitution and continues Gen. Crespo in power, and votes a general amnesty law 727, 728
    • Constitution of, sanctioned June 12, 1893 731, 734
    • Duties, differential, on merchandise transshipped for Venezuela at Curaçoa 717, 718, 722, 725
    • Mail steamers accorded special facilities 733, 734
    • Message of Gen. Crespo, bearing on relations with the United States 724
    • Orinoco River, navigation of the, closed to foreign vessels, except one of the mouths 729, 735
    • Ships’ papers required by law to be deposited at Venezuelan customhouses 736, 737
    • Vessels of of the United States, chartered abroad by a foreign government to carry troops against rebels, incur no penalty and continue to enjoy the use of United States documents, but are subject to libel for violation of neutrality laws if participation is premeditated and prepared in the United States 149, 151
    • Vessels’ papers must he deposited at custom-house in Venezuela 736 737

W.

  • Webster, William, claim of, against Great Britain for lands in New Zealand 308, 319
  • Wrecking privileges in conterminous waters of Canada and the United States 334, 340 346, 347, 348, 351, 352 354