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THE CHINESE-JAPANESE WAR.

  • “American party,” representatives of the, in the Korean cabinet 84
  • Americans, protection to 23
  • Appropriations for prosecution of the war by Japan 99
  • Asan, battle at 45
  • Asylum for royal family of Korea; United States minister consents to grant, if necessary 25, 31
  • Barbarities of Chinese 87, 89
  • Battle at Asan 45
  • British representative, forcible interference with a 32
  • Chang in Hoon, Chinese peace plenipotentiary 100
  • Ch’e Cheng-woo, founder of new religious sect, death of 5, 6
  • Chemulpo, neutrality of, necessity for an American ship at 19, 33
  • Chin-lien Ch’eng, Chinese forces defeated at 73
  • “Chinese party,” representatives of the, in the Korean cabinet 84
  • Chronological statement in re the war in Korea (1894) 72, 73
  • Cholla Do, disturbed condition of 17, 48
  • Chuan-lo, insurrection in district of 48
  • Chun Chu:
  • Coinage:
    • Adjustment of values of 66
    • Used in Korea 55
  • Conflict between China and Japan imminent 25, 26, 37
    • Efforts to avert 30
  • Confucius, followers of, memorial of 9, 12
  • Court dress 97
  • Crime, no punishment for, to be inflicted upon family of one who commits 63
  • Declaration of war by China 54
  • Japan 49, 50
  • Decorations and honors, explanation of Chinese 61
  • Decree of Chinese Emperor explaining causes of war 52, 53, 54
  • Detring, ——:
    • Not received as special commissioner 83, 93
    • Commendation of 93
  • Empress of China:
    • Birthday of 25
    • Contribution of the 25
  • English flag, firing upon the 42
  • False accusations, punishments for 97
  • Foochow:
    • Closing of port of 71
    • Taking of 83
  • Foreign representatives:
    • Allowed to ride through the outer gates of the Korean palace 56
    • Visit of, to the King of Korea 40
  • Foreigners:
    • Expulsion of, from Korea 5, 13, 14
    • Hostility to 41
    • In China, protection to 52
  • Formosa proclamation of governor of 57, 58
  • Gardner, C. T., forcible interference with 32, 33, 34, 35
  • Great Britain, mediation of, for termination of the war 79
  • Guard for United States Legation in Korea 26, 41
  • Hanneken, Constantin von, statement of, concerning the Kowshing 46, 47
  • Hasty action of Japan criticised in China 25
  • Heads of Japanese, prizes offered for 57
  • Hong Chong-oo:
    • Murderer of Kim Ok-kiun 16, 17
  • Hostilities commenced by Japan 42, 49
  • cessation of, proposed by the Emperor of China 75
  • Huang-pu River, closing of the 54
  • Illegitimacy 63
  • Indemnity; President would not decline to act with other powers in determining amount of 77
  • Instruments of torture, description of 97
  • Intervention between China and Japan:
    • Proposed 70, 71, 74
    • President’s offer for 76
    • Refusal to join England, Germany, Russia, and France in an 70
  • Ishikawa Goichi, execution of, as a spy 62
  • Ito Hirobumi, Japanese peace plenipotentiary 100
  • Japanese and Chinese troops, simultaneous withdrawal of, requested and refused 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 38
  • Japanese consul:
    • Notification issued by 14
    • Message to the 14
  • Japanese, courtesy of, to Americans 40
  • cruelties and excuses for the 87
  • hostility to the 15
  • losses of, in battle 45, 60
  • merchant vessels as transports 32
  • residents in China, protection of 43, 50
  • steam vessels, destruction of, ordered by the Emperor of China 53
  • superiority of, in evolution, tactics, and discipline 60
  • troops, occupation of strategic points by 25
  • conduct of 32
  • Joint intervention, the President declines 76
  • Justification of China 48, 49
  • Kim Ok-kiun:
  • King of Korea:
    • Accedes to demands of Japan 41
    • Courageous attitude of the 40
    • Father of the, regent 41
    • Oath of the, to support the new constitution 84, 94
  • Korea:
    • Abrogation by, of treaty with China 55, 56
    • An independent state 29, 38
    • Asks aid of China 20
    • A tributary kingdom of China 28, 51, 53
    • Changes of government in, demanded by the Japanese 26
    • Chinese subjects in, restrictions to 87, 88
    • Chinese troops sent to 20, 21
    • Council to consider reforms in 32
    • Friendly interest in, by the United States 22
    • Independence of, menaced 37
    • Infliction of an unjust war in 37
    • Intimidation of, by Japan 51
    • Japanese troops sent to 20, 21, 48
    • Kindly disposition of Japanese toward 26
    • Loan by Japan to 102
    • Memorial of Japan to King of 28
    • Nonintervention by the United States 31
    • New organization of Government of 64
    • Occupation of, by Chinese and Japanese 22
    • Overthrow of Chinese influence in 56
    • Proposals for reforms in 32, 35, 38, 53, 63
    • Rebellion in 20, 24, 53
    • Supremacy of Japanese influence in 56
  • Korean cabinet:
    • New 84
    • Names of the 84
    • Support of the, by Japan 85
  • Kowshing, steamship:
    • C. von Hanneken’s statement concerning the 45, 46, 47
    • Sinking of the 49, 51
  • Land, wrongful appropriation of 67
  • Laws for administration of justice 65
  • Li Hung-chang:
    • Attempted assassination of 106
    • Commissioners appointed to investigate conduct of 41
    • Deprivation of honors from 60, 62
    • Dissatisfaction of the Emperor against 60
    • Hesitation of, in sending troops to Korea 20
    • Indignities and attacks on 61, 62
    • Misconduct of the war charged against 61, 62
    • Named peace plenipotentiary 103
    • Stringent orders of 54
  • Lin, beheading of 62
  • Loan to be raised by China 30
  • Looting of houses by Japanese 41
  • Losses of Chinese in battle 45, 60
  • Marriages, law relating to 63
  • Merchants, Chinese, leave Seoul 40
  • Moukden, campaign against 83
  • Mutsu Munemitsu, Japanese peace plenipotentiary 100
  • Naval battle, the Yaloo, detailed report of the 90
    • engagements between Chinese and Japanese 41, 42, 44, 53, 59, 60
    • force of China demoralized and inadequate to protection of her coast 71
    • instructor, English, dismissal of the 32, 35
  • Neutral powers, conference of, to adjust difficulties 37
  • Ningpo, closing of port of 55
  • Oath of the King of Korea 94, 95
  • Officers:
    • Appointments of 64
    • Civil and military, abolition of precedence and distinctions between 63
    • Rewards to families of, killed 91
    • Salaries of 64
    • Uniforms of 63
  • Official and privileged classes. 63
    • seals, adoption of 64
  • Orders in council, the King of Korea’s 97
  • Overtures for peace by China to Japan through the American minister 80, 81, 82
  • Pak Siung-ho, leader of the Tong Hâk 6
  • Palace, royal, Japanese forces break into the 40, 41
  • Pathan, British ship, seizure of the 69
  • Peace conference at Hiroshima 99, 100, 101
  • Peacock feather, three-eyed, Li Hung-chang’s deprivation of the 60, 62
  • Ping-yang:
    • Attack on, and capture of 59
    • Chinese force at 59, 60
    • Japanese force at 59, 60
  • Police force in Seoul, establishment of a 68
  • Port Arthur:
  • Proclamation by the Japanese general 95
  • Reforms in Korea, equivocal attitude of China in preventing 38
  • Reforms recommended by Korean council 38, 63 68
  • Religious sect founded by Ch’e Cheng-woo, called the Tong Hâk 5
  • Residents in Japan, Chinese, protection for 43
  • Restrictions to Chinese subjects in Korea 87, 88
  • Retreating, punishment for 54
  • Ride through the gates:
    • Foreign representatives allowed to 56
    • High officials may 97
  • Roman Catholics, hostility to 6, 7
  • Seoul, great turmoil in 40
  • Shanghai:
    • Neutrality of, menaced 58, 60
    • No war operations against 55
  • Shao yu Lien, Chinese peace plenipotentiary 100
  • Slaughter, indiscriminate, of Japanese, rewards for 57, 58
  • Slavery, abolition of, in Korea 63
  • Spy, execution of a, named Ishikawa Goichi 62
  • Surrender of Chinese at Wei-hai Wei 103
  • Taxes, collection of 65, 68
  • Tong Hâk:
    • Creed of the 5, 6
    • Hostility of the, to Roman Catholics 6, 7
    • Intention of the, to march on Seoul 17
    • Manifesto of the 11, 13
    • Petition of the 5, 6, 9
    • Petition against the 9
    • Political intrigue by the 7
    • Placards of the, with threats 8, 9, 10, 15
    • Protection against the 11
    • Strength and determination of the 11
  • Treaty relations between Japan and Korea 53, 93
    • stipulations, violations of, by Japan 53
  • United States:
    • Intervention of, for protection of Korea 37
    • Noninterference of the 37, 39
  • War between China and Japan inevitable 39
    • declaration of, by China 54
    • Japan 49, 50
    • loan, Chinese, method of raising 91, 92
    • vessels, Japanese, prizes for sinking 57
  • Wei-hai Wei, surrender of Chinese naval and military forces at 103
  • Wei Ju-Kuei (General) execution of 96
  • Weights and measures, uniform system of 65
  • Yaloo naval battle, detailed report of the 90
  • Ye Cha-yun, appointment of 33
  • Yellow riding jacket, Li Hung-chang’s deprivation of the 60, 62

ENFORCEMENT OF REGULATIONS RESPECTING FUR SEALS.

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MOSQUITO TERRITORY, AFFAIRS AT BLUEFIEIDS.

  • Baker, L., minister to Nicaragua, has always affirmed Nicaraguan right to sovereignty over Mosquito Reserve 294
  • Bingham, British consul, withdrawal of exequatur 298
  • Bluefields:
    • Argüello still at liberty 294
    • Arrest of Messrs. Lamp ton and Wiltbank 329
    • Arrival of United States minister at 273
    • Attack by mob on new government buildings 303
    • Breach of faith on the part of Commissioner Lacayo in the return of troops to 295
    • British gunboat Mohawk ordered to 310
    • British man-of-war ordered to 354
    • British minister for foreign affairs denies that man-of-war had been ordered to 356
    • Chief Clarence restored; Government organized 312
    • History of recent events, by Judge J. O. Thomas 276
    • Insurrection of the populace 305
    • Lacayo still in power; Torres removed 294
    • Landing of British marines at 260
    • Landing of marines from U. S. S. Marblehead 304
    • Local authorities organizing troops; foreign subjects compelled to serve 311
    • Martial law raised 264
    • Meeting of investigation by Captain Howe, R. N., the British consul, and General Lacayo 264
    • Mosquito flag lowered 264
    • Murder of William Wilson 288
    • Naval force increased at 320
    • Nicaraguan Government requests presence of American cruiser at 354
    • Nicaraguan soldiers retire to Rama 304
    • Nicaraguan soldiers stationed at 270
    • Police duty at 270
    • Provisional Government, resignation of members of 303
    • Removal of Nicaraguan troops from 288
    • Return of Nicaraguan troops 293
    • United States officials not authorized to participate in organizing provisional government 271
    • Views of Moravian missionaries 286
  • Bluff Improvement Land Company protest against appropriation of its property by Nicaraguan authorities 347
  • Braida, United States consul, withdrawal of exequatur 298
  • British marines, landing of, at Bluefields 260
  • Clarence, Chief, sensational reports as to reinstatement of, by Great Britain, denied 360
  • Clayton-Bulwer treaty 291
  • Decree of Nicaraguan commissioner to Mosquito Territory; promulgation of laws for government of 265
  • Diplomatic functions of consular officers 268
  • Lacayo, Gen. C. A.:
    • Attempt of, to assert Nicaragua’s sovereignty over Mosquito Reserve 287
    • Breach of faith on the part of, in the return of troops to Bluefields 295
  • Lampton, J. S., and Wiltbank, G. B.:
    • Arrest of, at Bluefields 322, 329
    • Arrest and banishment of 338
    • Allowed to return to Bluefields to wind up business 343
    • Case of 348
    • Demand by United States minister for open trial 333
    • Expelled from Nicaragua without charges or trial 336
    • Expulsion of 343
    • Nicaraguan Government refuses to grant trial 337
    • Permission to return to Nicaraguan territory 349
    • Protest of United States minister against their arrest and banishment 339
    • Reported decree of exile against 332
    • Return to Bluefields 352
    • Trial of 346
  • Lands, public, right of Mosquito to dispose of, by lease 284
  • Martial law in the Mosquito Reserve 288
  • Martial law raised in Bluefields 264
  • Missionaries, Moravian, Bluefields, views of 286
  • Mosquito convention, decree of, agreeing to incorporation with Nicaragua, and promulgation of laws 361
  • Mosquito flag hoisted at Bluefields 204
  • Mosquito Reservation:
    • Argüello case 297
    • Americans in 274
    • American citizens, statement of committee 266
    • Arrangements for restoring peace; recognition of Nicaraguan sovereignty 287
    • Attempt of General Lacayo to assert Nicaraguan sovereignty over 287
    • Civil authority of 304
    • Clayton-Bulwer treaty 291
    • Consul Bingham, withdrawal of exequatur 297
    • Consul Braida, withdrawal of exequatur 298
    • Consuls, no diplomatic functions 268
    • Convention, decree of, agreeing to incorporation with Nicaragua 361
    • Declared in a state of siege and Chief Clarence and his supporters rebels, by Nicaraguan authorities 313
    • Decree of Nicaraguan commissioner; Jose Madriz; promulgation of laws for government of 265
    • Expulsion of British proconsul 356
    • Great Britain’s position in regard to 355, 357, 358
    • Incorporation with Nicaragua 359, 360
    • Martial law in 288
    • Nicaraguan invasion of 261
    • Nicaraguan rule in, Great Britain refuses to accept 354
    • Protectorate over, by Great Britain 290
    • Provisional council 268
    • Provisional Government 267
    • Reported hoisting of the British flag at Corn Island 310
    • Right to dispose of her public lands by lease 284
    • Rights of American citizens 352, 353
    • Seizure by Nicaraguan authorities of the “bluffs,” partly owned by American citizens 353
    • Sensational reports as to reinstatement of Chief Clarence by Great Britain denied 360
    • Sovereignty of Nicaragua over 290, 322
    • Surrender of the rights of the Mosquito Indians and incorporation with Nicaragua 358
    • Temporary government of 269
  • Nicaraguan invasion of the Mosquito Territory 261
    • sovereignty, implied recognition of, over Mosquito 259
  • Nicaragua, treaty rights of 259
  • Police duty at Bluefields 343
  • Protectorate over Mosquito Reserve by Great Britain 290
  • Provisional council, Mosquito Reserve 268
  • Provisional Government, Mosquito Reserve 267
  • Siguia, district of, declared in a state of siege (Mosquito included) by Nicaraguan authorities 313, 316
  • Soldiers, Nicaraguan, stationed at Bluefields 271
  • Sovereignty of Nicaragua over Mosquito Reserve 290
  • Temporary Government pf Mosquito Reserve 269
  • Thomas, Judge J. O., history of recent events at Bluefields 276
  • Treaty rights of Nicaragua 259
  • Wilson, William, murder of, Bluefields 288
  • Yulu, American steamboat:
    • Chartered by Nicaraguan Government to carry troops 321
    • Transport, of Nicaraguan troops under protest 344

CLAIM OF ANTONIO MAXIMO MORA.

  • Arbitration convention (not including Mora claim) proposed by Mr. Curry rejected by Spain 421
  • Claim of Maza and Larrache v. United States 379, 400, 422, 441
  • Conference between Mr. Curry and two subsecretaries of state, July 5, 1886 364, 365
  • Convention for settlement of all claims pending between Spain and the United States (not including the Mora claim) proposed 415, 416, 418, 422, 431 435, 448
  • History of the Mora claim 379 393, 419 423
  • Indemnity equal to the value of the Mora estates offered by Señor Moret 364, 365
  • Interview between Mr. Curry and Señor Moret, April 24, 1888 371
    • Mr. Taylor and Senor Moret, December 29, 1893 429 431
  • Memorandum of the origin and vicissitudes of the Mora claim 379 388
  • Note of Mr. Gresham to Spanish Government, July 14, 1893 419 423
  • Penalty imposed upon Mora by council of war in Cuba, in 1870, remitted by Spanish Government in 1876 389
  • Receipts of Spanish Government from Mora’s estates not less than $2,000,000 389, 390, 391, 399, 403, 419
  • Resolution introduced into the Cortes by Señor Lastres to repudiate the Mora claim. 384, 392, 395, 397, 398, 404
  • Senate Resolution 92, presented to the United States Senate July 1, 1892 412, 423
  • Restitution of Mora’s property, ordered by Spanish Government In 1873, not made 389, 390, 391, 410
  • Settlement of all claims between Spain and the United States necessary to facilitate the execution of the agreement in the Mora case 376, 377, 378, 393, 395, 398, 400, 414, 420, 421, 422, 429
  • Statements of Mr. Mora’s counsel 401 412
  • Strobel-Figuera agreement 408, 420, 421, 422, 434, 435, 441
  • Summary of Mr. Curry’s negotiations with Señor Moret 375, 376

IMPORT DUTIES LEYIED ON CERTAIN PRODUCTS OF COLOMBIA, HAITI, AND VENEZUELA.

  • Agricultural and other products of the United States, duties imposed on in—
  • Coffee and hides, exemption from duty in United States 466, 472, 474, 477, 490, 494
  • Coffee:
    • Colombian, import duty on, in United States 461
    • Free introduction of, into United States from—
  • Colombia and United States:
  • Colombia:
    • Discriminating duty imposed on products from, in the United States 465, 489, 492
    • Duties imposed on agricultural and other products of United States in 451, 456
    • Free list of 460
      • tariff list, extension of 453
    • Import duties in United States on sugar from 451
    • Import duties imposed on sugars, molasses, coffee, tea, and hides from, in United States 464, 465
    • Import duty in United States on coffee from 461
    • Reciprocal trade with United States 451, 456
    • Tariff of 460
  • Discriminating duty imposed on Colombian products in United States 465, 489, 492
  • Duties imposed on agricultural and other products of United States in—
  • Duties, import, imposed on sugars, molasses, coffee, tea, and hides in United States from—
  • Duties, import, in United States on sugars from Colombia 451
  • Duty:
    • Discriminating, imposed on Colombian products in United States 465, 489, 492
    • Import, in United States on Colombian coffee 461
  • Exemption from duty in United States of hides and coffee 466, 472, 474, 477, 490, 494
  • Free introduction of sugar, molasses, coffee, tea, and hides into United States from—
  • Free list of Colombia 460
    • tariff list, extension of, by Colombia 453
  • Haiti:
    • Duties imposed on agricultural and other products of United States 496
    • Free introduction into United States of sugar, molasses, coffee, tea, and hides 496
    • Reciprocal trade with United States 496
  • Hides and coffee, exemption from duty in United States 466, 472, 474, 477, 490, 494
  • Hides, free introduction into United States from—
  • Import duties:
    • Imposed on sugar, molasses, coffee, tea, and hides in United States from—
    • In United States on—
      • Colombian coffee 461
  • Imports into Isthmus of Panama from United States, 1892 469
  • Molasses, free introduction into United States from—
  • Reciprocal trade between Colombia and United States 483, 488
  • Sugars, free introduction into United States from—
  • Venezuela 499
  • Suspension of free entry into United States of sugars, molasses, coffee, tea, and hides from—
  • Tariff law of United States 451
    • list, free, extension of, Colombia 453
    • of Colombia 460
    • of United States 460
  • Tea, free introduction of, into United States from—
  • Venezuela:
    • Duties imposed on agricultural and other products of United States 500
    • Free introduction into United States of sugar, coffee, tea, and hides from 499
    • Reciprocal trade with United States 499
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AFFAIRS IN THE SAMOAN ISLANDS.