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A.

  • Abdication of Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii 820
  • Administration of the Crockett estate in Madagascar by John L. Waller. 282, 386 396
  • Agreement:
    • between France and Santo Domingo, adjusting differences between, text of 400
    • giving to Americans benefit of German patent law, Germany refuses to enter into an 528
    • made by the Hawaiian Government for the construction of a cable to San Francisco, provided United States joins in undertaking 864
  • Alaska, alleged attempted establishment of post routes in, by Great Britain 577 580
  • Aliens and naturalization, Mexican laws concerning, text of 1013
  • Allen, Richard. (See Haiti.)
  • Alliança, United States mail steamship: firing upon, by Spanish gunboat disavowed and regretted by Spain 1177 1185
  • Amapa, disputed territory, conflict in, between natives and a French force 70
  • Amatongaland, British protectorate established over 721
  • American college for girls at Scutari, iradé issued for 1232
  • Anniversary of the proclamation of the Brazilian Republic, celebration of 74
  • Ansley, Aurelio A., Joseph A., and Maria Luis, expulsion of, from Cuba 1229 1231
  • Antiforeign riots in China. (See China.)
  • Arakelian, Krekor. (See Arrest.)
  • Arbitration:
    • award of the President in the boundary dispute between the Argentine Republic and Brazil, text of 1
    • by the president of the Cerruti claims (Italian) against Colombia requested and accepted 957 960
      • text of protocol 957
    • of boundary controversy between Venezuela and Great Britain 562, 575, 1480
    • of conflicting territorial claims of Ecuador, Peru, and Colombia, treaty for, signed 250
    • of disputed ownership of the island of Trinidad proposed by Great Britain and declined by Brazil 69, 70
    • of United States and Chilean claims, proposed establishment of a new commission for 77 84
    • treaty between France and the United States proposed by French Chamber of Deputies 427
  • Argall, W. H. (See Guatemala.)
  • Argentine Republic:
    • award of the President as arbitrator of the boundary dispute with Brazil 1
    • proposed restoration by Congress of duty on wools 4
    • tariff 3
  • Armenian riots. (See Riots in Turkey.)
  • Arms and ammunition:
  • Arrest of Krekor Arakelian in Turkey on ground of complicity in an assassination by Armenian revolutionists 1260, 1295 1300
  • Arrest and maltreatment of W. H. Argall, Henry Thomas, and Robert Pardee in Guatemala 771 775
    • indemnity paid by Guatemala on account of 774
  • Arrest and detention of Francisco Carrillo by military authorities of Cuba in contravention of treaty which confers on American citizens benefits and guaranties of civil law 1220 1228
  • Arrest in Russia of John Ginzberg, who came to the United States at the age of 14, for military desertion 1081 1096
  • Arrest of Melcoun Guedjian in Turkey and his trial without notice to the United States consul who has extraterritorial jurisdiction over American citizens charged with insurrection or rebellion against Turkey 1261, 1304 1317
  • Arrest of Mardiros Mooradian on suspicion of being a revolutionary emissary 1260, 1300 1304
  • Arrest of Louis Stern at Kissingen, Germany, charged with insulting a German official 454 458
  • Arrest of John L. Waller by French military authorities in Madagascar charged with corresponding with the enemies of France 251 396
    • message of President 251
    • report of Secretary of State 251
    • correspondence with embassy of the United States at Paris 260 314
    • dispatches from the United States consul at Tamatave 315 333
    • correspondence with the United States consul at Mauritius 333 335
    • statement of Paul H. Bray 335
    • interview with Mrs. Waller 361
    • interview with Mr. E. G. Woodford 369
    • papers left at the Department of State by Crammond Kennedy 381 386
    • dispatches from the United States consul at Tamatave relating to Mr. Waller’s administration of the estate of W. F. Crockett 386 396
    • charges made and sentence rendered against Waller 265
    • deposition of Mr. Waller 278
    • opinion of Edouard Clunet, advocate, as to jurisdiction of the first permanent court-martial of Tamatave and regularity of the judgment of the court-martial at Tamatave 304
    • Waller released 314
  • Arrest of George Webber in Turkey and his death in prison 1258, 1266 1271
  • Arrest of Anton Yablkowski in Russia for becoming an American citizen without the consent of the Russian Government 1096 1113
  • Asiatic Turkey, President’s message relating to affairs in 1255
  • Assault on American seamen at Santa Catharina, Brazil, and conviction and punishment of assailants 52 59
  • Asylum: for American missionaries in China on Russian territory permitted in case of outbreak 195, 196, 1074 1081
    • in legations discountenanced by United States 245, 974
    • shelter as distinguished from, discussed 245
  • Atkins, E. & Co. (See Spain.)
  • Attachment of indemnity due Richard Allen by Haiti 814 817
  • Attack on premises of Rev. Dr. Christie by an armed mob at Tarsus 1258, 1271 1292
  • Austria-Hungary:
    • acceptance of passports in, as prima facie evidence of citizenship 8 20
    • citizenship, case of Salomon Faden 22
    • citizenship, case of Edward Kovacsy 20
    • denial of right of judicial officers to disregard passports as prima facia evidence of citizenship admitted by 13 20
    • discriminating duty on sugar from, protest against 6
  • Award of the President as arbitrator in the boundary dispute between the Argentine Republic and Brazil; text of 1

B.

  • Bain, James. (See Claim.)
  • Baltic Canal, participation of the United States in the opening of 523
  • Barton, Paul C. (See Military service.)
  • Bayard, Thomas F., ambassador and plenipotentiary of the United States, speeches made by, in Great Britain 580 584
  • Beef (American), transit of, through Germany prohibited 500
  • Belgium:
    • dismissal of the minister of, from Venezuela; efforts of Venezuela to secure reestablishment of diplomatic relations through the good offices of the United States 40, 1476 1480
    • importation into, of American cattle prohibited 24
  • Benque, F. W. (See Claim.)
  • Bermann, Henry. (See Military service.)
  • Berthson, Andy. (See Military service.)
  • Bering Sea, protection of fur seals in. (See Seals.)
  • Bischoff, Hermann. (See Military service.)
  • Boom logs allowed reciprocal free entry in the United States and Canada 697 702
  • Boundary between the United States and Canada:
    • agreement for the demarcation of that part of, between the Neebish Rapids and the Lake of the Woods proposed by the United States 702
    • Oak Island, Lake of the Woods, belongs to the United States under treaty of 1842 724
  • Boundary controversy between Venezuela and Great Britain 542 576, 1480 1491
    • message of the President relative to, text of 542
    • approved by Brazil 75
    • approved by Costa Rica 204
    • application of the Monroe doctrine to 542, 553, 563
    • arbitration of, requested by the United States 562
    • declined by Great Britain 575
    • establishment of a commission to determine the true divisional line between Venezuela and British Guiana suggested to Congress 545
      • commission appointed 576
  • Boundary dispute between the Argentine Republic and Brazil; award of the President as arbitrator 1
  • Boundary dispute between Mexico and Guatemala 766 771
  • text of treaty settling 770
  • Boundary line between Alaska and Canada, cooperation of the United States in the determination of, requested by Great Britain 723
  • Boundary of the Independent State of the Congo 37
  • Bowler, J. F. (See Citizenship.)
  • Brazil:
    • anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic, celebration of 74
    • assault on American seamen at Santa Catkerma, and punishment of assailants 52 59
    • award of the President as arbitrator of the boundary dispute with the Argentine Republic, text of 1
    • British occupancy of the island of Trinidad 64 70
    • citizenship status of native Americans who have lived in Brazil for more than twenty-five years 71
    • conflict between a French force and natives in Amapa 70
    • diplomatic relations with Portugal reestablished 47
    • expedients charges refunded 43
    • law regulating foreign life insurance companies in, text of 59
    • laying of corner stone of monument to President Monroe at Rio de Janeiro, exercises attending 48
    • President’s message relative to Venezuelan boundary dispute approved of by Brazilian Senate 75
  • British demands on Nicaragua 696, 1025 1034
  • British protectorate established over Amatongaland 721
  • Brussels act of July 9, 1890, concerning the slave trade and the prohibition of arms and ammunition in Ethiopia, observance of 960
  • Burgdorf, Carl. (See Military service.)

C.

  • Cable between Honolulu and San Francisco, agreement made by Hawaii for the construction of, provided United States joins in undertaking 864
  • Campbell, Bernard. (See Claim.)
  • Canada. (See Great Britain.)
  • Canal (Baltic), participation of the United States in the opening of 523
  • Canals, deep water, between the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean, feasibility of building; composition of United States and Canadian commissions to inquire into 705, 706
  • Carlton, J. A. (See Citizenship.)
  • Carlton, James. (See Citizenship.)
  • Carrillo, Francisco. (See Spain.)
  • Cattle (American):
    • importation of, prohibited by Belgium 27
    • transit across Canadian territory for export restricted under quarantine regulations and not in contravention of treaty of 1871 704
  • Cattlemen left destitute in foreign countries, efforts to prevent 214, 728 736
  • Cerruti claims (Italian) against Colombia. (See Italy.)
  • Certificates by United States consuls as to validity of marriages not authorized 536
  • Chile:
    • resumption of specie payment in 86
    • settlement of the claim of the North and South American Construction Company against 85
    • United States and Chilean claims, proposed establishment of a new commission to arbitrate 77 84
  • China:
    • antiforeign riots 87 195
      • report of Commander Newell, U. S. N., of the Kutieu Investigating Commission 174
    • missionary work in, report on 196
    • protection of legation in, by United States troops 198
    • treaty of peace with Japan, text of 199
  • Christie, Rev. Dr., attack on the premises of. (See Turkey.)
  • Citizenship:
    • acceptance of passports as prima facie evidence of, in—
    • application of religious tests by foreign agents in the United States to American citizens going abroad can not be consented to by United States 1056 1076
    • assumption of Mexican, by Chester W. Rowe to evade extradition 997 1011
    • birth in United States creates, irrespective of nationality of parents 22
    • birth in United States does not exempt from military service in country of father’s origin when American citizenship is not elected 20 22
    • case of Charlie Ehrlich 534
    • case of Solomon Faden, a naturalized citizen, who shows no intention of returning to the United States 22
    • evidence required of persons born abroad of naturalized fathers; case of James H. Fuertes 968
    • right of judicial officers to disregard passports as prima facie evidence of; case of Solomon Czosnek 13
    • right to require other evidence of, than passports claimed by Wurtemberg authorities 514 523
    • status in Honduras of American citizens of Honduranean birth 935 937
    • status in Russia of former subjects who become citizens of the United States without the permission of the Russian Government 1096 1113
    • status of—
      • J. F. Bowler, who took an oath of allegiance to the King of Hawaii without expressly renouncing his American citizenship 835, 853
      • James Carlton, born of American parents in Brazil in 1871, where he has since resided 73, 74
      • J. A. Carlton, who has lived in Brazil since 1868 71
      • Caspar S. Crowninshield, born in France of American parents. French law of nationality concerning persons born of foreign parents is applicable only to those who continue to reside in France during minority 426
      • Charles C. Finley, a native of the United States who has lived in Brazil since 1867 73 74
      • Frank Godfrey, who took the Hawaiian oath of denization 865, 867
      • B. Hammond Green, who has lived in Brazil since 1867 71
      • Edward Kovacsy, who, born in the United States of naturalized parents, has lived in country of father’s origin since the age of 4 years and at the age of 21 failed to elect United States citizenship 20
      • James M. Pyles, who has lived in Brazil since 1867 71
      • Persons born of American parents in Brazil and residing in Brazil and claimed to be citizens of Brazil 72, 74
      • William F. Pyles, a native of the United States who has lived in Brazil since 1867 73 74
      • John H. Rowe, a native of the United States who has lived in Brazil since 1867 73 74
      • Patrick H. Scurlock, who has lived in Brazil since 1867 71
      • Dora Schultz, whose father was not an American citizen, but whose mother, after her birth, married an American citizen 533
      • John F. Whitehead, who has lived in Brazil since 1868 71
      • Joseph E. Whitaker, who has lived in Brazil since 1867 71
      • Imloch N. Whitaker, born of American parents in Brazil in 1869, where he has since resided 73 74
      • Henry E. Whitaker, born of American parents in Brazil in 1874, where he has since resided 73 74
      • United States draws no distinction between native and naturalized citizens, and can not relinquish jurisdiction over any citizen, even though he return to his native land and identify himself with its political conspiracies 1259
      • voluntary abandonment of, by indefinite or permanent residence in land of birth, absolves Government from duty of protection 24
    • Claim of—
      • Bain, James, a British subject, on account of wounds received during a riot at New Orleans 686 696
      • Benque, F. W., against Germany for expulsion from Hamburg; Department declines to present 527
      • Campbell, Bernard, against Haiti, growing out of an assault by Haitian soldiers consequent upon his refusal to take service in Haitina navy 811 813
      • Hollander, J. H., against Guatemala on account of his expulsion from that country, and for coffee lands and for printing 775 799
      • Italy, for indemnity to families of Italian subjects killed in Colorado 938 956
      • Henry, B. H., et al. for lands in the Fiji Islands; report of George H. Scidmore, special agent sent to investigate 729 757
      • Hydrographic commission of the Amazon against Peru 1036 1055
      • Mora, Antonio Máximo, against Spain, settlement of 1160 1177
      • North and South American Construction Company against Chile, settlement of 85
      • Schooner Henry Crosby against the Dominican Government 215 234
      • Widow of Renton, Charles W., against Honduras for the murder of her husband 882 935
  • Claims, United States and Chilean, proposed establishment of a new commission to arbitrate 77 84
  • Coleman Island, Lac La Croix, conflicting claims to jurisdiction over 702
  • Collisions at sea; regulations proposed by International Maritime Conference to prevent:
    • act of Congress to postpone enforcement of 683
    • President’s proclamation postponing enforcement of 684
    • report of committee of House of Commons postponing consideration of adoption of 686
  • Commerce:
    • discriminating tax levied on American vessels in Canadian ports 707 714
    • Spanish law giving to United States benefit of second column of tariff in force in Cuba and Puerto Rico 1185
  • Commercial arrangement with the Dominican Republic, rescission of, acquiesced in 235
  • Commission (United States) to determine the true divisional line between Venezuela and British Guiana, establishment of, suggested to Congress 545
  • Congo, boundary of the Independent State of the 37
  • Consular officers not authorized to certify as to validity of marriages 536 538
  • Consular privileges in Tunis withdrawn from unsalaried officers; not acquiesced in by United States, which holds they are guaranteed by treaty 414 422
  • Consular representation at Harpoot and Erzerum; refusal of Turkey to issue exequaturs to United States vice-consuls 1262, 1465, 1470
  • Consular rights and functions in Cuba of United States consul-general under German treaty with Spain of February 27, 1870 1209 1214
  • Costa Rica, President’s message relative to Venezuela boundary dispute approved of by 204
  • Cotton ships, fires on board of, in United States ports 736 739
  • Cranstoun, J. (See Hawaii.)
  • Crockett estate in Madagascar, administration of, by John L. Waller 252, 386 396
  • Crowninshield, Caspar S. (See Citizenship.)
  • Cuba. (See Spain.)
  • Currency question in Germany 505 510
  • Czosnek, Salomon. (See Citizenship.)

D.

  • David, Jacob. (See Extradition.)
  • Death of United States Minister I. P. Gray. (See Mexico.)
  • Denmark:
    • cattlemen from the United States left destitute in, complaint of Danish minister 214
    • discriminating duty on sugar imported from 205
    • importation of American cattle prohibited 210 213
    • Peary relief expedition permitted to land at Greenland ports 207 210
  • Deportation, forcible, of J. Cranstoun from Hawaii. (See Hawaii.)
  • Desertion cases in Germany, application of the statute of limitation in 530 533
  • Destruction of the property of American missionaries—
  • Dietrich, G. P. H. (See Military service.)
  • Differential duty on sugar imported from bounty-paying countries; complaint of—
  • Diplomatic privileges, abuse of, by Mr. L. A. Thurston, Hawaiian Minister, by using press of the United States to bias public opinion 876 881
  • Diplomatic relations:
    • reestablished between Brazil and Portugal 47
    • rupture of, between Belgium and Venezuela; good offices of the United States to reestablish 40
    • rupture of, between France and Venezuela; good offices of the United States to restore 422 424
  • Discriminating tax levied on American vessels in Canadian ports 707 714
  • Discriminating tonnage dues in favor of sailing vessels in Haiti 810
  • Domiciliary rights of Rev. L. O. Lee at Marash, Turkey, violation of the 1252 1255
  • Dominican Republic:
  • Dureell, James. (See Hawaii.)
  • Dynamite, restrictions on, in Samoa 1146, 1148, 1157, 1159

E.

  • Ecuador:
    • arbitration of conflicting territorial claims of Ecuador, Peru, and Colombia; treaty for, signed 250
    • recognition of de facto government 246 250
    • shelter as distinguished from asylum 244
  • Ehrlich, Charlie. (See Citizenship.)
  • Emigration from Russia, request for permission for, must be addressed by the interested parties in the form of a petition 1122
  • Erzerum, refusal of Turkey to issue exequatur to United States vice-consul at 1262, 1465, 1470
  • Ethiopia, observance of the Brussels act concerning the slave trade and the prohibition of arms and ammunition in 960
  • Expatriation, right of, recognized by United States 853
  • Expediente charges, refund of, by Brazil 43
  • Explosives, restrictions on, in Samoa 1146, 1148, 1157, 1159
  • Expulsion of—
    • F. W. Benque from Hamburg; Department declines to present claim on account of 527
    • John A. Cranstoun from Hawaii. (See Hawaii.)
    • John A. Sowers, Joseph A. Ansley, Aurelio A. Ansley, and Maria Luis Ansley from Cuba 1229 1231
    • Eugene Wiener from Haiti 800 809
  • Extradition:
    • assumption of Mexican citizenship to evade; case of Chester W. Rowe 997 1011
    • trial for an offense other than that for which extradition was granted; case of Jacob David 488 497
  • Extraterritorial jurisdiction of United States over citizens charged with insurrection or rebellion against Turkey 1259, 1304 1317

F.

  • Faden, Solomon. (See Citzenship.)
  • Favourite, British sealing vessel, seized by United States 647, 656, 662, 667
  • Fiji Islands, claims of B. H. Henry et al. to lands in 739
  • Finley, Charles C. Citizenship.)
  • Firing upon the schooner Henry Crosby by Dominican soldiers 215 234
    • not a claim presentable by the Department 231
  • Firing upon the United States mail steamship Allianca by Spanish gunboat disavowed and regretted by Spain 1177 1185
  • Fires on board of cotton ships in United States ports 736 739
  • France:
    • arbitration treaty with United States proposed by Chamber of Deputies 427
    • arrest and imprisonment of John L. Waller. (See Arrest.)
    • claims against the Dominican Republic 397, 402
    • diplomatic relations with Venezuela ruptured; efforts of United States to restore 422 424
    • importation of American cattle into, prohibited 402 414
    • protection of Venezuelan citizens in, by the United States legation 424, 1474
    • withdrawal of consular privileges from unsalaried officers in Tunis 414 422
  • Franco-Dominican difficulty:
    • explanatory memorandum of Santo Domingo 236
    • mediation of the United States requested by Santo Domingo 235
    • protection of rights of Santo Domingo Improvement Company of New York 239
    • difficulty satisfactorily adjusted 242
  • Free entry, reciprocal, of boom logs allowed in Canada and the United States 697 702
  • Fuertes, James H. (See Citizenship.)
  • Fur seals, protection of, in Bering Sea and the North Pacific. (See Seals.)

G.

  • Garza, Catarino E., Mexican revolutionist, death of 1035
  • Germany:
    • American cattle, prohibition of the importation of, into 497 500
    • American life insurance companies, exclusion of, from doing business in 428 453
    • American pork, requirements to be observed to secure its admission into 501 605
    • arrest of Louis Stern at Kissingen, charged with insulting a German official 454 488
    • citizenship case of Charlie Ebrlich 534
    • citizenship case of Dora Schultz 533
    • claim of F. W. Benque for indemnity on account of expulsion from Hamburg; Department declines to present 537
    • claim of Wurtemberg authorities of right to require other evidence of citizenship than passports 514 523
    • consular certificates as to validity of marriages unauthorized 536 538
    • currency question in 505 510
    • differential duty on sugar imported from; danger to trade with, if legislation be not repealed 510
    • indorsements on United States passports by German officers unauthorized 539 541
    • military service case of Frederick Sauer 526
    • military service cases; reports on 524 526
    • opening of the Northern Baltic Canal, participation of United States in 523
    • protest against United States immigration and quarantine laws by 511 514
    • refusal of, to conclude an agreement giving Americans benefit of German patent law of April 7, 1891 528
    • relations between Waldeck and Prussia under the treaty of 1867 539
    • statute of limitation in desertion cases 530 533
    • transit of American beef through, prohibited 500
    • trial for an offense other than that for which extradition was granted;
    • case of Jacob David 454 488
  • Ginzberg, John. (See Russia.)
  • Glaser, Sigmund. (See Military service.)
  • Godfrey, Frank. (See Citizenship.)
  • Gold, change in Russian law relating to contracts for the purpose of introducing, into actual circulation 1, 123
  • Good offices of the United States:
    • for the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between Venezuela and France and Belgium 40, 422 424, 1476 1480
    • to Japanese subjects in China; thanks of Japanese Emperor for 969
    • to obtain amicable settlement of difficulties between Great Britain and Nicaragua 696, 1025 1034
  • Gray, I.P., United States minister to Mexico, death of. (See Mexico.)
  • Great Britain:
    • boundary line between Alaska and Canada, cooperation of the United States in the determination of, requested 723
    • cattlemen left destitute in 728 736
    • claims of B. H. Henry et al. for lands in the Fiji Islands; report of George H. Scidmoreon 739 757
    • consideration by, of the regulations proposed by the International Marine Conference of 1889 for the prevention of collisions at sea 683 686
    • deep-water canals between the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean; composition of United States and Canadian commissions to inquire into the feasibility of building 705 706
    • difficulties with Nicaragua, growing out of expulsion of Pro-Consul Hatch and other Englishmen from the Mosquito Territory, settlement of 696, 1025 1035
    • discriminating tax levied on American vessels entering and clearing from Canadian ports 707 714
    • fires on board of cotton ships at United States ports 736 739
    • jurisdiction over the Hunter’s and Coleman islands in Lac La Croix 702
    • navigation of the Great Lakes, regulations for the government of United States vessels 714
      • Great Britain invited to adopt similar regulations for Canadian vessels 714
      • Great Britain of opinion that matter should be postponed pending settlement of question of regulations for preventing collisions at sea 719
    • northwestern boundary between the United States and Canada; agreement for the demarcation of that part of, between the Neebish Rapids and the Lake of the Woods proposed by the United States 702
    • ownership in the United States of Oak Island, Lake of the Woods, determined by treaty of 1842 724
    • political trials at Honolulu; position of the United States in regard to trial by martial law 721
    • post routes in Alaska, alleged attempt to establish, by 577 580
    • protection of the fur seals. (See Seals.)
    • protectorate established over Amatongaland 721
    • reciprocal free entry of boom logs allowed in Canada and the United States 697 702
    • release of John Curtin Kent 726
    • riots at Kutien, China, United States asked to act in concert with Great Britain in investigation of 719
      • United States minister may cooperate with British minister 726
    • shooting of James Bain, a British subject, during a riot at New Orleans; claim on account of 686 696
    • speeches made by Thomas F. Bayard, United States ambassador to 580 584
    • transit of cattle across territory of Canada restricted under quarantine regulations, and not in contravention of treaty of 1871 704
    • Venezuelan boundary controversy. (See Boundary.)
  • Greece, trade-mark declaration with, considered as a new treaty requiring advice and consent of Senate to its ratification; formal treaty proposed in lieu thereof 759 765
  • Green, B. Hammond. (See Citizenship.)
  • Greenland, Peary Relief Expedition permitted to land at ports of 207
  • Guatemala:
    • arrest and maltreatment of W. H. Argall, Henry Thomas, and Robert Pardee, and indemnity paid on account of 771 775
    • boundary dispute with Mexico 766 771
      • text of treaty of settlement 770
    • claim of J. H. Hollander against 775 799
  • Guedjian, Melcoun. (See Turkey.)

H.

  • Haiti:
    • attachment of indemnity due Richard Allen 814 817
    • claim of Bernard Campbell against, growing out of an assault by Haitian soldiers consequent upon his refusal to take service in Haitian navy 811 813
    • discriminating tonnage dues in favor of sailing vessels in 810
    • expulsion of Eugene Wiener from 800 809
  • Harpoot:
    • Destruction of property of American missionaries at. (See Riots in Turkey.)
    • Refusal of Turkey to issue exequatur to United States vice-consul at 1262, 1465, 1470
  • Hatch, British proconsul; British demands against Nicaragua growing out of the expulsion of, and other Englishmen from the Mosquito Territory 696, 1025 1034
  • Hawaii:
    • alleged violation of the neutrality laws of the United States against, by the schooner Wahlberg 867 876
    • cable between, and San Francisco, grant for the construction of 864
    • certificate of denization, text of 466
    • citizenship status of Frank Godfrey, who took the Hawaiian oath of denization 865, 867
    • forcible deportation of J. Cranstoun, claiming American citizenship 823, 826, 840, 842, 844, 846, 848, 862, 865
    • martial law revoked 851
    • military trials, conviction of persons claiming American citizenship for participation in insurrection—
    • death sentence passed on American citizens, delay in the execution of to be insisted on until President has examined evidence 843
    • martial law does not dispense with justice, and United States citizens condemned under it without fair trial will be protected 722
    • particulars of proceedings in regard to persons accused or suspected of participation in insurrection 846
    • oath of allegiance required by Hawaiian constitution, its effect upon American citizenship 835, 848, 853, 867
    • recall of Minister Thurston requested by the United States for using press to bias public opinion 876 881
    • renouncement of the throne by Queen Liliuokalani 820
    • statement of ex-Queen Liliuokalani before military commission 824
    • treaty with the United States of January 30, 1875, gives no benefit to other countries under the most favored nation clause of their treaties 1119 1122
  • Havana, rights and functions of United States consul-general at, under German treaty with Spain of February 27, 1870 1209 1214
  • Henry, B. H., et al. (See Claims.)
  • Henry Crosby, American schooner, firing upon, by Dominican soldiers 215
  • Hellebrand, Friedrich, citizenship case of, in Austria-Hnngary 8
  • Hollander, J. H. (See Turkey Claims.)
  • Honduras:
    • murder of Charles W. Renton in 882 935
      • proceedings taken by Honduras to ascertain the murderers 883, 921
      • report of Commander Davis, U. S. N., of his investigation of 890
    • status in, of American citizens of Honduranean birth 935 937
  • Hunter’s Island, Lac La Croix, conflicting claims to jurisdiction over 702
  • Hydrographic Commission of the Amazon, claim of, against Peru 1036

I.

  • Immigration and quarantine laws of the United States, protest against, by Germany 511 514
  • Importation of American cattle prohibited by—
  • Imports into Cuba and Puerto Rico of products and manufactures of United States entered under second column of Cuban tariff 1185
  • Indemnity awards payable to diplomatic representatives of United States not attachable by courts 816
  • Indemity: claim of F. W. Benque, on account of his expulsion from Germany, unfavorably considered by Department 527
    • claimed for families of Italian subjects killed in Colorado 938 956
    • demanded by Great Britain of Nicaragua for the expulsion of British subjects from the Mosquito Territory 696, 1025 10346
    • paid by Guatemala to W. H. Argall, Henry Thomas, and Robert Pardee for their arrest and maltreatment 774
  • Indorsements on United States passports by German officers unauthorized 539 541
  • Inheritance tax, Louisiana, complaint of Italy against 966
  • Insurance companies:
    • American life, exclusion of, from Germany 428
    • foreign life, Brazilian law regulating 59
  • Iradé issued by Turkey for—
    • American college for girls at Scutari 1232
    • Marsovan College 1236
  • Italy:
    • arbitration by the President of the Cerruti claims against Colombia requested and accepted 957 960; text of protocol 959
    • complaint of, against the Louisiana inheritance tax 966
    • killing of Italian subjects in Colorado and claim for indemnity to their families 938 956
    • observance of the Brussels act of July 9, 1890, concerning the slave trade and the prohibition of arms and ammunition in Ethiopia 960

J.

  • Japan:
    • good offices of the United States to Japanese subjects in China; thanks of Emperor for 969
    • treaty of peace with China, text of 199
    • treaty with the United States, gratification of Japanese Government at the conclusion of 969
  • Jews, refusal of Russian consular officers to vise passports in favor of 1056 1074
  • Junge, August. (See Military service.)
  • Just, Herman. (See Military service.)

K.

  • Kehelsen, Ferdinand. (See Military service.)
  • Kent, John Curtin, released from British prison 726
  • Killing of George Stupe in Turkey by an insane Turk, and the granting of a life pension to his widow 1259, 1292 1295
  • Killing of Italian subjects in Colorado, and claim for indemnity to their families 938 956
  • Knapp, Rev. George, charge against, of inciting Armenians to rebellion. (See Riots in Turkey.)
  • Korea:
    • admonition of United States minister for intermeddling with local affairs and politics of 972 978
    • asylum for political refugees in the United States legation not allowed 974
    • murder of Queen, and political events following 971
    • treaty independence of, recognized by the United States since 1882 971
  • Kort, Fritz. (See Military service.)
  • Kovacsy, Edward. (See Citizenship.)

L.

  • Lac La Croix, jurisdiction over Coleman and Hunter’s Islands in 702
  • Lake of the Woods, jurisdiction over Oak Island in the 724
  • Lee, Rev. L. O., violation of the domiciliary rights of, by Turkish police 1252
  • Lenz, Frank. (See Turkey.)
  • Lenz, Henry. (See Military service.)
  • Liaotung, Japan agrees not to occupy, permanently 203
  • Liebmann, Louis. (See Military service.)
  • Life insurance companies:
    • American, exclusion of, from doing business in Germany 428 453
    • foreign, Brazilian law regulating 59
  • Liliuokalani, ex-Queen of Hawaii, renouncement of throne by 820
  • Lohman, John H. (See Military service.)
  • Loos, Louis. (See Military service.)
  • Louisiana inheritance tax, complaint of Italy against 966

M.

  • Marash, destruction of property of American missionaries at. (See Riots in Turkey.)
  • Maritime charges: Discriminating tax levied on American vessels in Canadian ports 707 714
  • Marriages, consular officers not authorized to certify as to validity of 536 538
  • Marshall, Louis, (See Hawaii.)
  • Marsovan College, iradé for, issued by Turkey 1236
  • Martial law, arrest and trial of American citizens under; position of United States in regard to 722 842
  • Messages of the President. (See President’s message.)
  • Mexico:
    • assumption of Mexican citizenship by Chester W. Rowe to evade extradition 997 1011
    • boundary controversy with Guatemala 766, 979
    • death of United States Minister I. P. Gray; honors paid his remains by Mexico 994
      • gratification of Congress at 996
    • law of, concerning aliens and naturalization, text of 1013
    • law of, relative to acquisition of real estate by foreigners, text of 1012
  • Military service:
    • arrest in Russia of John Ginzberg, who left Russia at the age of 14, for the nonperformance of 1081 1096
    • birth in United States does not exempt from, in country of fathers’ origin when American citizenship is not elected at majority 20 22
    • case of—
    • cases in Germany, reports on 524 526
  • Millokowski, Benjamin. (See Military service.)
  • Missionaries (American):
  • Missionary work in China, report on 196
  • Missiones award in arbitration between the Argentine Republic and Brazil 1
  • Monetary conference (proposed), discussion of, in Germany 505
  • Monroe doctrine, application of the, to boundary controversy between Venezuela and Great Britain discussed 542, 553, 563
  • Monument to be erected to President Monroe at Rio de Janeiro; exercises attending the laying of the corner stone 48
  • Mooradian, Mardiros. (See Turkey.)
  • Mora, Antonio Máximo. (See Claim.)
  • Mosquito Territory incorporated into Nicaragua 1034
  • “Most favored nation” clause in treaties does not cover advantages granted on condition of reciprocal benefit 1119 1122
  • Muller, Emil T. (See Military service.)
  • Murder of—

N.

  • Naturalization and aliens, Mexican laws concerning, text of 1013
  • Navigation of the Great Lakes. (See Great Britain.)
  • Netherlands:
    • free admission into the United States of salt imported from the Dutch West Indies 1019
  • Neutrality proclamation of the President in regard to Cuba, text of 1195
  • Neutrality laws of the United States:
    • alleged violation of, against Hawaii, by the schooner Wahlberg 867 876
    • attempted violation of, against Spain. (See Spain.)
  • Nicaragua:
    • difficulties with Great Britain growing out of expulsion of the pro-consul and other Englishmen from the Mosquito Territory 696, 1025 1034
    • incorporation into, of the Mosquito Territory 1034
  • North and South American Construction Company, settlement of the claim of, against Chile 85

O.

  • Oak Island, Lake of the Woods, belongs to United States under treaty of 1842 742
  • Oberlin, Jacob. (See Military service.)

P.

  • Pardee, Robert. (See Guatemala.)
  • Passports:
    • acceptance of, as prima facie evidence of citizenship 8 20, 514 523
    • claim of Wurtemberg authorities of right to require other evidence of citizenship than 514 523
    • denial of right of judicial officers to disregard, as prima facie evidence of citizenship admitted by Austria-Hungary 13 20
    • indorsement on, by German officers unauthorized 539 541
    • in favor of Jews, Russian consular officers refuse to visé 1056 1074
  • Patents for inventions: Germany refuses to conclude agreement giving Americans benefit of German patent law of April 7, 1891 528
  • Peary Relief Expedition permitted to land at Greenland ports 207 210
  • Peru, claim of the Hydrographic Commission of the Amazon against 1036 1055
  • Pfaff, Valentine. (See Military service.)
  • Political trials in Hawaii: Martial law does not dispense with justice, and United States citizens condemned under it without fair trial will be protected 722
  • Pork, American: requirements to be observed to secure its admission into Germany 501
  • Puerto Rico, imports of the United States into, allowed benefit of second column of tariff 1185
  • Portugal, diplomatic relations with Brazil reestablished 47
  • Post route in Alaska, alleged attempted establishment of, by Great Britain 577 580
  • President’s message on—
    • claims for lands in the Fiji Islands 739
    • condition of affairs in Asiatic Turkey 1255
    • killing of Italian laborers in Colorado 938
    • post routes in Alaska 577
    • refusal of Turkish Government to issue exequaturs to United States vice-consuls at Erzerum and Harpoot 1470
    • speeches made by Thomas F. Bayard 580
    • treatment in Turkey of American citizens of Armenian origin 1471
    • Venezuelan boundary controversy 204
      • approved of by—
      • thanks of Venezuela for 1490
  • Protection:
    • of American legation in China by United States troops 198
    • of American missionaries in Asia Minor. (See Riots in Turkey.)
    • of the fur seal in Bering Sea and the North Pacific. (See Seals.)
    • of Venezuelan interests in France by United States legation 424, 1474
  • Protectorate (British) established over Amatongaland 721
  • Protest of Germany against United States immigration and quarantine laws 511 514
  • Prussia and Waldeck, relations between, under their treaty of 1867 539
  • Pyles, James M. (See Citizenship.)
  • Pyles, William F. (See Citizenship.)

Q.

  • Quarantine and immigration laws of the United States, protest against, by Germany 511 514
  • Queen of Hawaii, renouncement of throne by 820
  • Queen of Korea, murder of 971

R.

  • Real estate in Mexico, acquisition of, by foreigners, text of law relative to 1012
  • Recall of Hawaiian Minister Thurston requested by United States for using press to bias public opinion 876 881
  • Recognition of the de facto Government of Ecuador 246 250
  • Reforms in Turkey, nature of 1325
  • Regulations for the government of United States vessels navigating the Great Lakes 714
  • Release of John Curtin Kent from a British prison 726
  • Religious test; application by foreign consuls in the United States to citizens of the United States can not be consented to 1056 1076
  • Renton, Charles W., murder of. (See Honduras.)
  • Reports of the Secretary of State. (See Secretary of State.)
  • Rescission of commercial arrangement with Dominican Republic 235
  • Resumption of specie payment in Chile 86
  • Right of search of merchant vessels in Samoan waters by the treaty powers, proposition looking to, United States declines to accept 1143, 1147, 1154, 1158
  • Riots, antiforeign, in China. (See China.)
  • Riots in Turkey:
  • Rowe, Chester W. (See Mexico.)
  • Rowe, John H, Citizenship.)
  • Russia:
    • American missionaries in China permitted to take refuge on Russian territory incase of outbreak 1074 1081
    • arrest of John Ginzberg, who came to the United States at the age of 14, for military desertion 1081 1096
    • arrest of Anton Yablkowski for becoming a naturalized American citizen without the permission of 1096 1113
    • commercial treatment to be accorded to, under most favored nation provisions of treaty of 1832 1119 1122
    • emigration from, permission for, must be obtained through petition by the interested party 1122
    • law relating to contract, change in, for the purpose of introducing gold into active circulation 1123
    • protection of the fur seals. (See Seals.)
    • refusal of Russian consular officers to visé United States passports in favor of Jews 1056 1074

S.

  • Salt imported from the Dutch West Indies to be admitted into the United States free of duty 1019 1024
  • Samoa:
  • San Domingo Improvement Company, protection of the rights of, in Santo Domingo against French demands 239, 397
  • Sauer, Frederick. (See Military service.)
  • Scherer, Henry. (See Military service.)
  • Schultz, Dora, (See Citizenship.)
  • Scidmore, George H., special agent to investigate claims of American citizens to lands in Fiji, report of 740
  • Scurlock, Patrick H. (See Citizenship.)
  • Seals, fur: protection of 585
    • Russia can only adhere to regulations of Paris Tribunal if extended to whole of Pacific Ocean north of the thirty-fifth degree of latitude 585
    • pelagic catch by United States vessels for season of 1894 585
    • Bering Sea award order in council, 1895 (British) 591
    • Japan can only adhere to Paris regulations if extended to whole of Pacific Ocean north of the thirty-fifth degree of latitude 592
    • pelagic catch of Canadian sealing fleet in 1894 593
    • sales of salted skins in London 608
    • statement of prices 608
    • United States patrol vessels in Bering Sea 609, 610, 618
    • proposals and suggestions by United States for the better preservation of the seal herd 609 615
    • declination of Great Britain to agree upon concurrent regulations for carrying out provisions of Paris award for season of 1895 615
    • possession of arms by sealing vessels not forbidden by award regulations 616
    • draft of regulations proposed by Treasury Department for the government of sealing vessels 616
    • reply of Great Britain to proposals of the United States for the better protection of the seal herd 618
    • appointment of agents to reside on seal islands proposed by Great Britain 623
    • reply of United States to declination of Great Britain to agree upon concurrent regulations 624
    • decision of Great Britain not to renew arrangement for sealing up of arms 615, 628
    • British patrolling fleet 629
    • British sealing fleet, 1895 630
    • British naval officers will continue to seal up arms and ammunition on United States sealers 632
    • regret of United States at delay of Great Britain in giving notice of its refusal to concur in regulations drafted by the Treasury and the British ambassador 635
    • Canadian pelagic sealing in 1893 and 1894, information regarding, furnished by the Canadian Government 636
    • seizure of British sealer Shelby 642, 673
    • British act regulating sealing 643
    • seizure of the British sealers Wanderer and Favorite; protest of United States against action of British naval authorities in releasing vessels 647
    • regret of United States at declination of Great Britain to accept propositions for appointment of an international commission, and for a modus vivendi 649
    • proposition of United States that three agents each of Great Britain, Russia, and Japan be appointed to reside on islands to investigate and report on fisheries, and that pending their report a modus vivendi be entered into extending award regulations along line of thirty-fifth degree of latitude from the American to the Asiatic shore 653
    • complaint of United States as to the inequality and inadequacy of British measures to carry out the award regulations 655, 670
    • protest against release of Wanderer and Favorite left with British Government 656
    • British seal fishing act of 1894, omission therefrom of clause in which presumption of illegality is drawn from presence of implements or seal skins on board; complaint of the Treasury Department 657
    • Denmark declines to make regulations binding on Danish subjects 660
    • seizures of Wanderer and Favorite; Great Britain holds they were unjustified and presents claims of owners for compensation 662
    • proposition of United States for appointment of three agents each by Great Britain, Russia, Japan, and the United States, to be stationed on seal islands; Great Britain does not recognize that Japan and Russia have any interests in seals on American side of North Pacific; is willing to appoint an agent conjointly with an agent of the United States alone 665
    • reply of Great Britain to protest of United States in the Wanderer and Favorite cases 667
    • refusal of Great Britain to permit British sealing vessels to have their arms and equipments placed under seal; British sealers claim that refusal exposes them to unnecessary risk 669
    • presence of counsel in condemnation proceedings 642, 666, 672
    • stationing of United States inspectors at British Columbian ports to verify log entries and examine skins as to sex, with reciprocal privileges to British inspectors in United States ports 610, 671, 673
    • special sealing licenses issued to British vessels 674
    • seizure of British sealer Beatrice 676
    • British officers will decline to receive any British vessel seized by American cruiser unless declaration of seizure alleges a specific offense in contravention of British Bering Sea award act; order in council regulating capture of seals in zones of Bering Sea contiguous to Russian coast and islands, with a definition of mutual powers of Russian and British officers in relation to such seal captures 681
    • seizures of Canadian vessels by Russia in 1892, claim for, admitted by
    • Russia, but no amount in payment yet agreed upon 682
    • suggestions of United States for a mixed commission to report on effects of pelagic sealing and for a modus vivendi to extend regulations to all waters north of the thirty-fifth degree of latitude, Russia will cooperate in 1114
    • enforcement by Russia of the decisions of the Paris award, memorandum of the minister of finance concerning 1115
    • Russia will consent either that fishing be prohibited north of thirty-fifth degree, or that award regulations be applied to whole extent of Bering Sea 1117
  • Secretary of State, report of, on—
    • affairs in Asiatic Turkey 1256
    • killing of Italian laborers in Colorado 938
    • post routes in Alaska 577
    • refusal of Turkey to issue exequaturs to United States vice-consuls at Erzeroum and Harpoot 1470
    • treatment in Turkey of American citizens of Armenian birth 1471
  • Shelter as distinguished from asylum 245
  • Slave trade in Ethiopia, observance of the Brussels act concerning 960
  • Sowers, Joseph A., expulsion of, from Cuba 1229 1231
  • Spain:
    • arrest and detention by military authorities of Cuba of Francisco Carrillo, in contravention of treaty which confers on citizens of the United States benefits and guaranties of civil law 1220 1228
    • claim of Antonio Máximo Mora against; settlement of 1160 1177
    • commercial arrangement; law giving to products and manufactures of the United States benefit of second column of tariff in force in Cuba and Puerto Rico 1185
    • destruction of property of Messrs. E. Atkins & Co. by insurgents in Cuba 1216 1220
    • expulsion of John A. Sowers, Joseph A. Ansley, Aurelio A. Ansley, and Maria Luis Ansley from Cuba 1229 1231
    • firing upon the United States mail steamship Alliança by a Spanish gunboat 1177 1185
    • disavowal of act by Spain 1184
    • protection of American property in Cuba from seizure or destruction by insurgents, general principles applicable to such cases 1214 1216
    • right of consul-general at Havana to present remonstrances to Governor-General of Cuba 1209 1214
    • revolution in Cuba; enforcement of the neutrality laws of the United States—
  • Specie payment resumed in Chile 86
  • Speeches made by Thomas F. Bayard, United States ambassador to Great Britain 580 584
  • Statute of limitation, application of, in Germany in desertion cases 530 533
  • Stern, Louis, arrest of, at Kissingen, charged with insulting a German official 454 488
  • Stupe, George. (See Turkey.)
  • Sugar, differential duty on, imported from—

T.

  • Tariff:
    • Argentine Republic 3
    • Cuba, benefit of second column of, given to United States 1185
  • Thomas, Henry. (See Guatemala.)
  • Thurston, L. A. (See Hawaii.)
  • Tonnage dues, discriminating, in favor of sailing vessels in Haiti 810
  • Trade of Samoa for 1894 1142
  • Trade-mark declaration with Greece, signed by United States minister, considered by United States as a new treaty requiring advice and consent of the Senate to its ratification; a formal treaty therefor proposed 759 765
  • Treaty between Mexico and Guatemala for the settlement of bounday difficulties, text of 770
    • between the United States and Hawaii of January 30, 1875, gives no benefit to other countries under the “most favored nation” clause of their treaties 1119 1122
    • between the United States and Japan; gratification of Japanese Government at its conclusion 969
    • of peace between China and Japan, text of 199
    • between Spain and Germany of February 27, 1870; rights and functions of United States consul-general at Havana under 1209 1214
  • Trial for an offense other than that for which extradition was granted 488
  • Trinidad (island off the coast of Brazil):
    • British occupancy of 63 70
    • claimed by Brazil 64
    • Great Britain proposes arbitration 69
    • Brazil declines to arbitrate 70
  • Turkey:
    • affairs in Asiatic Turkey, message of the President on 1255
    • American missionaries in Asia Minor, number of 1256
    • anti-Armenian riots and protection to Americans. (See Riots in Turkey.)
    • apprehension of American missionaries at Bitlis and steps taken to protect if necessary 1237 1247
    • arrest of Krekor Arakelian on the ground of complicity in an assassination by Armenian revolutionists 1260, 1295 1300
      • Melcoun Guedjian, charged with seditious acts, and his trial without notice to the United States consul 1261, 1304 1317
      • Mardiros Mooradian on suspicion of being a revolutionary emissary 1260, 1300 1304
      • George Webber, and his death in prison 1258
    • consular representation at Harpoot and Erzerum, refusal to issue exequaturs to United States vice-consuls 1262, 1465, 1470
    • destruction of property of American missionaries at Harpoot and Marash. (See Riots in Turkey.)
    • extraterritorial jurisdiction of the United States in, over citizens charged with insurrection or rebellion against 1259, 1304 1317
    • invasion by an armed mob of the premises of Dr. Christie, at Tarsus 1258, 1271 1292
    • iradé issued for—
      • American college for girls at Scutari 1232
      • Marsovan College 1236
    • Murder of Frank Lenz 1257
      • George Stupe by an insane Turk, and the granting of a life pension to his widow 1259, 1292 1295
    • reforms in, nature of 1325
    • treatment of American citizens of Armenian origin in, message of President relating to 1471
    • violation of the domiciliary rights of Rev. L. O. Lee, at Marash, by Ottoman police 1252 1255
    • visit of United States naval vessels to the waters of, inquiry of the Turkish Government as to the purpose of 1248 1252

V.

  • Venezuela:
    • boundary controversy with Great Britain. (See Boundary.)
    • protection of the interests of, in France by United States legation 424, 1474
    • rupture of diplomatic relations with Belgium and France, good offices of United States to restore 40. 422, 1474 1480

W.

Y.