Index

A.

  • Address of the minister of the Greater Republic of Central America on presenting his credentials to the President 369
  • Agramont, Frank, arrest of, in Cuba 749
  • Agreement:
    • between Argentine Republic and Chile for the settlement of their boundary controversy, text of 33
    • between Chile and France for the settlement of French claims growing out of civil war, text of 43
    • between China and Japan providing for Japanese settlements at open ports and taxation of articles manufactured by Japanese in China, text of 98
    • between France and Great Britain with reference to the boundary of Siam 139
    • between United States and Great Britain on heads of proposed treaty between Great Britain and Venezuela for settlement of the Venezuela boundary question, text of 254
    • between the United States and Mexico for the reciprocal right to pursue savage Indians across the boundary line, text of 438
    • reached with Great Britain as to treatment of cattlemen 293 298
  • Aguirre, George W. (See Arrest of citizens of the United States in Cuba.)
  • Aguirre, José Marie Timoteo, arrest of, in Cuba 747
  • Aliens and naturalization, Hawaiian law concerning, text of 387
  • Alsace-Lorraine:
    • applicability of the Bancroft treaties to, discussed 186 192
    • persons born in, and naturalized in the United States held by Germany to be imperial subjects 187
  • Alsop & Co. (See Claim.)
  • American Baptist Missionary Union (See Claims.)
  • American Methodist Mission (See Claims.)
  • American Southern Presbyterian Mission, indemnity paid to, for destruction of their property at Kianzyin, China 79
  • Amieva, Manuel, arrest of, in Cuba 748
  • Annexation of Madagascar to France 119 135
  • Ansley, Aurelio, Joseph A., Luis, arrest of, in Cuba 748
  • Antilottery law applicable to newspapers containing drawings of government or municipal bonds where prizes are offered 115 117
  • Arbitration:
    • adjustment of disputes between the United States and Great Britain by (See Great Britain.)
    • of boundary controversy between Costa Rica and Nicaragua 100 102, 371 374
    • text of treaty providing for 100
    • of boundary controversy between Great Britain and Venezuela; conclusion of treaty providing for 240 255
    • of British claims growing out of civil war in Chile, results of the 35 41
    • of the claim of Julio R. Santos against Ecuador 103 110
      • award of arbitrator 109
    • of disputes between the United States and Great Britain; text of treaty providing for 238
  • Argentine Republic:
    • boundary controversy with Chile, agreement for the settlement of 32 34
    • visit of American manufacturers to 1
  • Armenian agitators, request of Turkey for the expulsion of, from the United States 925 929
  • Armenian emigration from Turkey, iradé concerning 937
  • Armenian families of naturalized citizens of the United States permitted to emigrate from Turkey 924
  • Arrest of citizens of the United States:
  • Arrest of American sealers for illegal sealing in Russian waters 495 507
  • Arrest of Jesus Garcia, a Mexican citizen, by a United States deputy sheriff while his body was partly on American and partly on Mexican territory 439 454
  • Assassination of the Shah of Persia, account of 488
  • Assessment on property of citizens of the United States by insurgents in Cuba 695
  • Asylum:
    • United States legations have no right to protect political refugees by harboring them or withdrawing them from territorial jurisdiction of their country 381
    • United States ministers responsible only for part of premises actually rented and occupied by them 110 114
  • Atkins, E., & Co., destruction of property of, in Cuba 676
  • Austria-Hungary:
    • citizenship status of Emanuel, Samuel B., and Ephraim Kohn, foreign-born sons of Aaron Kohn, who is stated to have been naturalized after two years’ residence in the United States 13 15
    • military service, case of—
  • Award of arbitrator of the claim of Julio R. Santos against Ecuador, text of 109
  • Award of Paris Tribunal of Arbitration, proposed extension of, to all waters of Pacific Ocean north of latitude 35° north; negotiations postponed by Great Britain until receipt of report of special agent to be sent to Commander Islands 285 289

B.

  • Bain, James. (See Indemnity.)
  • Barnett, Charles, arrest of, in Cuba 750
  • Barth, Robert J. (See Military service.)
  • Behrman, Simon. (See Citizenship.)
  • Belgium, prohibition of the importation of American cattle 19 26
  • Berchem, Alphonse. (See Military service.)
  • Bering Sea, protection of the fur seals in. (See Seals.)
  • Bering Sea claims commission:
    • composition of 284 285
    • convention for the establishment of 281
  • Bernhardt, Isidor. (See Military service.)
  • Betancourt, Gaspar A., arrest of, in Cuba 749
  • Bialou, August. (See Military service.)
  • Bolivia:
    • treaty of commerce with Chile, text of 29
    • treaty of peace and amity with Chile, text of 27
  • Bolton, August, arrest of, in Cuba 749
  • Boschen, Nick. (See Military service.)
  • Boundary:
    • between Alaska and British Canadian territories, proposals for a convention for the delimitation of the one hundred and forty-first meridian 289 293
    • controversy between Argentine Republic and Chile, agreement for the settlement of 32 34
    • controversy between Costa Rica and Nicaragua, treaty providing for the arbitration of 100 102
    • controversy between Great Britain and Venezuela 240 255
      • heads of proposed treaty between Venezuela and Great Britain for settlement of, as agreed upon between Great Britain and the United States 254
      • treaty for settlement of, signed 254
    • of Siam, agreement between France and Great Britain with reference to, text of 139
  • Brand, Gerhard. (See Military service.)
  • Brandt, Konrad H. (See Military service.)

C.

  • Calvar, George. (See Arrest of citizens of the United States in Cuba.)
  • Canada, maritime charges, reciprocity in, with the United States 364
  • Canal, Interoceanic. (See Nicaraguan Canal.)
  • Carabello, José Maria, arrest of, in Cuba 747
  • Carrillo, Francisco, arrest of, in Cuba 747
  • Cattle (American):
    • prohibition of the importation of, into—
      • Belgium 19 26
      • Germany 163 185
        • German reasons for refusing to repeal prohibition 165
        • reply of United States 173
    • report of Dr. W. H. Wray on the sanitary condition of 23
    • restrictions on, in British ports 317 363
      • British act requiring slaughter of, at port of entry, not discriminatory against United States, but applies to cattle from all countries, text of act 363
  • Cattle, French, prohibition of the importation of, into the United States 136 138
  • Cattlemen, agreement reached with Great Britain as to the treatment of 293 298
  • Cazanas, Francis E.:
    • arrest of, in Cuba 749
    • expropriation of the property of, in Cuba, for military use 671
  • Cepero, Joseph L. (See Arrest of citizens of the United States in Cuba.)
  • Cespedes, Estéban, arrest of, in Cuba 749
  • Cespedes, Oscar. (See Arrest of citizens of the United States in Cuba.)
  • Chaqueilo, Fernandez. (See Arrest of citizens of the United States in Cuba.)
  • Chile:
    • arbitration of British claims against, growing out of civil war, results of the 35 41
    • boundary controversy with Argentine Republic, agreement for the settlement of 32 34
    • French claims against, growing out of civil war, settlement of 42
    • insurance companies (foreign), law regarding 43 45
    • military service in, children born in Chile of American parents and residing there not exempted from 34
    • treaty of commerce with Bolivia, text of 29
    • treaty of peace and amity with Bolivia, text of 27
  • China:
    • agreement with Japan providing for establishment of Japanese settlement at Chinese open ports and taxation of Japanese articles manufactured in China, text of 98
    • antiforeign riots in, measures suggested by United States to prevent 57 64
    • antimissionary riot at Kiangyin, and payment of indemnity to American Southern Presbyterian Mission for loss of property thereby 70 79
    • claims of American missionaries growing out of the Szechuan riots, settlement of 46 57
    • Kutien riots, demands made by United States for punishment of delinquent officials and for indemnity to Miss Hartford 64 70
      • indemnity paid to Miss Hartford for injuries received in the 69
    • missionary troubles at Hunan, and redress made to missionaries 84 87
    • opening of ports under the Shimonoseki treaty 98
    • registration of American citizens in, under treaty stipulation 90
    • repeal of antichristian clauses in Chinese code 87
    • status in, of declarants of intention to become citizens of the United States 91 93
    • taxation of goods manufactured by foreigners in 97
    • visit of Li Hung Chang to the United States 93 97
  • Chinese subjects:
    • exercise of good offices by United States officers in behalf of, sanctioned by Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Salvador 377 380
      • not allowed by Costa Rica 377
    • form of certificate to be issued to, by United States officers in Guatemala, Nicaragua and Salvador 379
  • Christensen, Andrew. (See Military service.)
  • Citizenship:
    • case of—
      • Simon Behrman, who, never having been in the United States, claims citizenship through his father’s naturalization 513 517
      • John Ginzberg, sentenced in Russia to deprivation of civil rights and perpetual banishment for becoming a naturalized citizen of the United States without the consent of the Russian Government 509 513
      • Emil B. Kauffman, a naturalized American citizen of Alsatian birth, whom Germany claims as an imperial subject on the ground that Alsace-Lorraine does not come within the Bancroft treaties 186
      • Emanuel, Samuel B., and Ephraim Kohn, foreign-born sons of Aaron Kohn, who is stated to have been naturalized after a two years’ residence in the United States 13 15
      • Paul Rosenheim, a minor son, born in Bavaria many years after the return of his father, also Bavarian born, who returned to Bavaria six months after naturalization, and has resided there for the past twenty-nine years 215 220
    • children born in Chile of American parents and residing there not exempt from military service 34
    • declarants of intention to become citizens of the United States not entitled to United States protection in China 91 93
    • naturalized citizens of the United States of German birth whose change of allegiance has been certified to by German local authorities regarded by Germany as United States citizens and not subject to military service 214
    • of persons lynched at Hahnville, La. (See Italy.)
    • United States citizens barred from Hawaiian naturalization by act prescribing procedure in proceedings for naturalization of aliens 388
  • Claim of—
    • Alsop & Co., payment of, assumed by Chile 27
    • José M. Delgado against Spain for personal injuries received at the hands of Spanish soldiers in Cuba 582 631
      • prosecution of, desisted from at request of claimant 631
    • Julio R. Santos against Ecuador, arbitration of 103 110
      • award of arbitrator 109
  • Claims—
    • (British) against Chile, growing out of civil war, results of the arbitration of 35 41
    • (French) against Chile, growing out of civil war, agreement for the settlement of 43
    • of American Baptist Missionary Union against China, growing out of the Szechuan riots, settlement of 46, 51 56
    • of American Methodist Mission against China, growing out of the Szechuan riots, settlement of 48 51, 54, 56
    • of Hydrographic Commission of the Amazon against Peru, settlement of 492 494
    • of Great Britain against Nicaragua, arising out of the Mosquito Reserve disturbances in 1894, text of treaty for the settlement of 308
    • of Great Britain against the United States, for seizures of British vessels in Bering Sea, text of convention for the settlement of 281
    • of missionaries against Turkey, for losses at Harpoot and Marash 879 900
    • of United States citizens against Spain, arising out of insurrection in Cuba, list of, filed in Department of State prior to January 22, 1897 710
  • Comas, Manuel, arrest of, in Cuba 750
  • Competitor, American schooner, seized by Spanish authorities for alleged landing of arms to insurgents in Cuba, and trial of citizens of the United States captured thereon. (See Spain.)
  • Costa Rica, arbitration of the boundary controversy with Nicaragua 100 102, 371 374
  • Cotton ships, fires on board of, in United States ports 311 316
  • Crucet, Ramon, arrest of, in Cuba 749
  • Cuba. (See Spain.)
  • Cuban, British steamship, fine imposed upon, at New Orleans for violation of immigration laws by placing stowaways on crew list 301 307
  • Curbiño, José, arrest of, in Cuba 749

D.

  • Dawson, Frederick B. (See Indemnity.)
  • Delgado, Henry J., arrest of, in Cuba 749
  • Delgado, José M., maltreatment of, by Spanish soldiers in Cuba 582 631
    • claim of, for indemnity, on account of 592
    • prosecution of claim desisted from at request of claimant 631
  • Delimitation of the one hundred and forty-first meridian between Alaska and British Canadian territories, proposals for a convention providing for 289 293
  • Del Villar, Antonio S., arrest of, in Cuba 749
  • Deserters (seamen):
    • can not be returned to country of shipment under immigration laws, even if insane and destitute 202
    • Germany holds that fourteenth article of treaty with the United States of December 11, 1871, imposes no obligation on German consuls to take charge of 205
  • Designs, treaty with Japan for the reciprocal protection of, concluded 427 437
  • Destruction of American property in Cuba 674 676
  • Diaz, Rev. Albert J., arrest of, in Cuba 748
  • Diet of the Greater Republic of Central America charged with conduct of diplomatic affairs of Nicaragua, Honduras, and Salvador 389, 457, 461
  • Dodge, Donald B., arrest of, in Cuba 750
  • Dygert, Walter Grant, arrest of, in Cuba 748

E.

  • Ecuador:
    • arbitration of the claim of Julio R. Santos against 103 110
      • award of arbitrator 109
    • asylum 110 114
  • Emigration from Turkey of families of naturalized citizens of the United States, permission for, obtained 924
  • Expatriation, surrender of passports to be demanded in cases of 221
  • Expropriation of property of citizens of the United States in Cuba for military use in contravention of treaty rights 670
  • Expulsion of Hugo Loewi from Haiti 382 386
  • Extraterritoriality, judicial functions by United States consuls in Madagascar suspended in all cases where French court may be made use of for trial of suits affecting American citizens and interests 126, 134, 135

F.

  • Ferrer, John D., arrest of, in Cuba 749
  • Fires on board of cotton ships at United States ports 310 316
  • Firing on the American schooner William Todd by a Spanish gunboat 696 702
  • France:
    • admission of foreigners to medical schools of, conditions for 140
    • agreement with Great Britain with reference to boundary of Siam, text of 139
    • annexation of Madagascar—
      • abrogation of United States treaties with Madagascar and extension to that island of United States treaties with France 119 135
      • judicial functions by United States consuls in Madagascar suspended in all cases where French court may be made use of for trials affecting American citizens and interests 126, 134, 135
      • law declaring Madagascar a French colony, text of 135
      • Madagascar custom-house regulations 135
    • application of antilottery law to newspapers containing list of drawings of loans of Paris 115
    • prohibition of the importation of French cattle into the United States 136 138
    • treaty with Madagascar of October 1, 1895, text of 118
  • Franck, Jacob. (See Germany.)
  • Fuentes, Manuel, arrest of, in Cuba 747
  • Fur seals, protection of, in Bering Sea and the North Pacific Ocean. (See Seals.)

G.

  • Garcia y Ruiz, Carlos M., arrest of, in Cuba 748
  • Gardella, Vittorio. (See Military service.)
  • Gener, Justo, arrest of, in Cuba 747
  • Germany:
    • Alsace-Lorraine—
      • applicability of Bancroft treaties to 186
      • persons born in, and naturalized in the United States held by Germany to be imperial subjects 187
    • American life insurance companies, exclusion of, from doing business in 192 198
    • claim of, that German salt should be admitted into United States free under paragraph 608 of tariff act 205 209
    • imposition of tonnage taxes upon American vessels in the ports of, and the revocation in consequence thereof of the President’s proclamation of January 26, 1888, suspending the collection of tonnage and other dues upon vessels from German ports 142 163
      • taxes imposed on American vessels at—
      • text of President’s proclamation of December 3, 1896, revoking proclamation of January 26, 1888 162
      • protest of Germany 162
    • insane and destitute German seaman Jacob Franck left at a United States port, refusal of Germany to afford relief to, contending that fourteenth article of treaty of December 11, 1871, imposes no obligation on German consuls to take charge of seamen who are deserters 199 205
    • military service cases, reports on 209 213
    • prohibition of the importation of American cattle into 163 168
      • German reasons for refusing to repeal 165
      • United States reply 17
    • return to, of naturalized citizens of the United States of German birth 21
  • Gildea, William, arrest of, in Cuba 7
  • Gillen, Wendel. (See Military service.)
  • Ginzberg, John. (See Russia.)
  • Glaser, Siegmund. (See Military service.)
  • Glean, William A. and Louis M. (See Arrest of citizens of the United States in Cuba.)
  • Gonzalez, José, arrest of, in Cuba 749
  • Gonzalez, José Martinez, arrest of, in Cuba 748
  • Gonzalez y Alfonso, Domingo, arrest of, in Cuba 747
  • Good offices:
    • of Great Britain in behalf of citizens of the United States arrested in the Transvaal for treason 562 567, 569 571, 576
    • of United States in behalf of Chinese subjects in Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Salvador 377 380
  • Govin, Charles. (See Spain.)
  • Grassböll, John P. (See Military service.)
  • Great Britain:
    • adjustment of disputes with the United States by arbitration. 222–24
      • text of treaty providing for 238
    • agreement reached with, as to treatment of cattlemen 293–29
    • agreement of, with France with reference to the boundary of Siam 13
    • Bering Sea claims, text of convention providing for the settlement of 28
    • delimitation of the one hundred and forty-first meridian between Alaska and British Canadian territories, convention for, proposed 289–29
    • fires on board of cotton ships in United States ports 310 316
    • indemnity paid by United States to James Bain on account of wounds received during a riot at New Orleans 298 301
    • indemnity paid by United States to Frederick Dawson tor loss of property and personal injury in Nebraska 300
    • navigation of the Great Lakes 365
    • protection of the fur seal. (See Seals.)
    • reciprocity in maritime charges, United States and Canada 364
    • restrictions on American live cattle in British ports 317 363
      • act requiring slaughter of animals at port of entry not discriminatory against United States, but applies to animals from all countries, text of act 363
    • treaty with Nicaragua for the settlement of claims arising out of disturbances in the Mosquito Reserve in 1894 308
    • Venezuelan boundary controversy. (See Boundary.)
    • violation of United States immigration laws by placing stowaways on crew list of British steamship Cuban 301 307
  • Great Lakes, navigation of 365
  • Greater Republic of Central America:
    • political union of Honduras, Nicaragua, and Salvador—
      • treaty providing for, text of 390
      • recognition of, by United States 367 371
      • responsibility of each Republic toward the United States to remain unaffected 369
    • reception by President of minister from—
      • address of minister 369
      • reply of President 370
    • Diet of, charged with conduct of diplomatic business of Honduras, Nicaragua, and Salvador 389, 457, 461
    • interior regulations of 458
    • Nicaraguan Canal. (See Nicaraguan Canal.)
  • Guatemala:
    • banishment of J. H. Hollander from, removed 380
    • exercise of good offices by United States in behalf of Chinese subjects in. (See Chinese subjects.)

H.

  • Haiti:
    • asylum to political refugees in United States legation 381
    • expulsion of Hugo Loewi from 382 386
  • Harpoot, missionary claims against Turkey for losses at 879 900
  • Hartford, Mabel C. (See Indemnity.)
  • Hawaii:
    • act describing procedure in proceedings for naturalization of aliens, text of 387
      • United States citizens barred thereunder from Hawaiian naturalization 388
    • pardon to ex-Queen Liliuokalani 388
  • Hernandez, Alfredo, arrest of, in Cuba 749
  • Hernandez, Amado Piño, arrest of, in Cuba 749
  • Hernandez, Fernandez Piño, arrest of, in Cuba 749
  • Holasek, Frank. (See Military service.)
  • Hollander, J. H., banishment of, from Guatemala removed 380
  • Honduras:
    • political union of, with Nicaragua and Salvador 367 371
      • recognition of, by United States—
        • address of minister of Greater Republic of Central America on presenting his credentials 369
        • President’s reply 370
        • responsibility of each Republic to the United States to remain unaffected 369
      • text of treaty providing for 390
      • decree abolishing ministry of foreign affairs of Honduras 389
  • Hydrographic Commission of the Amazon, settlement of claims of, against Peru 492 494

I.

  • Immigration laws of the United States:
    • deserting seaman, although destitute and insane, can not be returned to his country under 202
    • violation of, by placing stowaways on crew’s list 301 307
  • Importation of American cattle, prohibition of, by—
  • Importation of French cattle into United States, prohibition of 136 138
  • Indians, agreement with Mexico for reciprocal right to pursue, across border 438
  • Indemnity:
    • claimed by Italy on account of lynching of Italian subjects at Hahnville, La 396 422
    • paid to American missionaries by China for losses growing out of Szechuan riots 46 57
    • paid to American Southern Presbyterian Mission by China for destruction of their property at Kiangyin 79
    • paid to James Bain, a British subject, by United States on account of wounds received during a riot at New Orleans 298 301
    • paid to Frederick B. Dawson, a British subject, by United States for loss of property arid bodily injury in Nebraska 300
    • paid to Mabel C. Hartford by China for injuries received in Kutien riots 69
    • paid to heirs of Italian subjects killed at Walsenburg, Colo 426
    • will be demanded of Spain in every instance where tobacco owned by or contracted by citizens of the United States prior to promulgation of order prohibiting exportation of leaf tobacco from Cuba is detained under that order 695
  • Indorsements on United States passports by Russian consuls unauthorized by Russia 517
  • Insurance companies:
    • American life, exclusion of, from Germany 192
    • Chilean law regulating foreign 43 45
  • Iradé issued by Turkey concerning Armenian emigration 937
  • Italy:
    • indemnity paid by United States to heirs of Italian subjects who were killed at Walsenburg, Colo 426
    • military service case of Vittorio Gardella, a naturalized citizen of the United States, who was drafted into the military service of Italy and discharged in the form of a grant of unlimited leave 422 425
    • lynching of Italian subjects at Hahnville, La 396 422
      • detection and punishment of lynchers requested by Italy 392
        • urged by United States 405
      • declarations as to citizenship of persons lynched. 399 401, 418 421
      • report of district judge and district attorney in regard to 403
      • indemnity on account of, claimed by Italy 406
      • reply of United. States to claim for indemnity 407 412
      • facts reported by special agent of Department of State sent to investigate 408
      • contention of United States that persons lynched had become citizens of Louisiana by qualifying and acting as electors 410
        • disputed by Italy 421
      • arguments of United States to show that persons lynched were not entitled to Italian intervention 407 412
      • arguments of Italy to show that parties lynched were Italian subjects 412
  • Iznaga, José Antonio, arrest of, in Cuba 749

J.

  • Japan:
    • agreement with China providing for the establishment of Japanese settlements at Chinese open ports and the taxation of articles manufactured by Japanese in China, text of 98
    • treaty with the United States for the reciprocal protection of patents, trade-marks, and designs, negotiations for and conclusion of 427 437
  • Jova, John, expropriation of the property of, in Cuba, for military use 672
  • Jurugua Iron Company, protection to the property of, in Cuba 704

K.

  • Kauffman, Emil B. (See Citizenship.)
  • Killing of Charles Govin by Spanish soldiers in Cuba 705
  • Killing of Segundo N. Lopez by Spanish soldiers in Cuba 846
  • Knapp, Rev. George. (See Turkey.)
  • Kohn, Emanuel, Samuel B., and Ephraim K. (See Citizenship.)
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L.

  • Laborde, Alfred, arrest of, in Cuba 750
  • Lacoste, Perfecto. destruction of the property of, in Cuba 674
  • Larrieu, Frances J. (See Arrest of citizens of the United States in Cuba.)
  • Lay, Louis, arrest of, in Cuba 749
  • Leavitt, William, arrest of, in Cuba 750
  • Life insurance companies:
    • American, exclusion of, from Germany 192 198
    • foreign, Chilean law regulating 43
  • Li Hung Chang, visit of, to the United States 93 97
  • Liliuokalani, ex-Queen of Hawaii, pardon to 388
  • List of citizens of the United States arrested and imprisoned in Cuba, with cause of arrest, charges, places of confinement, and stating whether tried, released, deported, or cases pending 747
  • List of claims of citizens of the United States against Spain arising out of insurrection in Cuba, filed in Department of State prior to January 22, 1897 710
  • List of newspaper correspondents expelled from Cuba 750
  • Loewi, Hugo, expulsion of, from Haiti 382 386
  • Lopez, Segundo N. (See Spain.)
  • Lynching of Italian subjects at Hahnville, La. (See Italy.)

M.

  • Madagascar:
    • annexation of, to France. (See France.)
    • annullment of United States treaties with, and extension to, of United States treaties with France 119 135
    • custom-house regulations in 135
    • judicial functions in, by United States consuls suspended in cases where French court may be made use of for trials affecting American citizens and interests 126, 134, 135
  • Marash, missionary claims for losses at 879 900
  • Maritime Canal Company of Nicaragua. (See Nicaraguan Canal.)
  • Maritime charges, provisions of Canadian act levying a discriminating tax on vessels from United States ports canceled 364
  • Martial law, arrest and trial of citizens of the United States under, in Cuba. (See Treaty rights of citizens of the United States in Cuba.)
  • Martinez, Luis, arrest of, in Cuba 748
  • Medical schools in France, conditions for the admission of foreigners to 140
  • Melton, Ona, arrest of, in Cuba 750
  • Mesa, José M., arrest of, in Cuba 748
  • Messages of the President. (See President’s message.)
  • Mexico:
    • agreement with the United States for the reciprocal right to pursue savage Indians across boundary line, text of 438
    • arrest of Jesus Garcia by a United States deputy sheriff while his body was partly on American and partly on Mexican territory 439 454
    • conviction and punishment in, of Chester W. Rowe for a crime committed in the United States 454
  • Military service:
    • cases in Austria-Hungary of—
      • Ladislao Sedivy and Frank Holasek, arrested for emigrating to United States while on the reserve list. Contention of United States that returning American citizens can not be punished for a crime committed by act of emigration, but only for an offense committed before emigration, conceded by Austria-Hungary 6 13, 16 18
      • Bernhard Winter 5
    • cases in Germany of—
    • case in Italy of Vittorio Gardella who was drafted into the military service of Italy and discharged in the form of a grant of unlimited leave 422 425
    • children born of American parents in Chile and residing there not exempt from 34
    • laws and usages in Germany in relation to 214
    • naturalized citizens of the United States whose change of allegiance has been certified to by German local authorities, regarded as American citizens and not subject to 214
  • Millakowski, Benjamin. (See Military service.)
  • Missionaries (American):
    • claim of, against Turkey for losses at Harpoot and Marash 879 900
    • indemnity paid by China to Mabel C. Hartford for injuries received in the Kutien riots 69
    • indemnity paid to, by China for losses arising out of the Szechuan riots. 46 57
    • measures suggested by United States to secure the protection of, in China 57 64
    • outbreak against, at Kiangyin, China, and payment of indemnity to the American Southern Presbyterian Mission for property destroyed 70 79
    • protection to, in Persia 466 491
    • protection to, in Turkey 848 879
    • redress to, at Hunan, China 84 87
    • repeal of antichristian clauses in Chinese code 87
  • Mosquito Reserve, agreement between Great Britain and Nicaragua for the settlement of claims arising out of disturbances in, text of 308
  • “Most favored nation” clause of treaties, contention of the United States in regard to 429
  • Munoz, Joseph Austin, arrest of, in Cuba 749

N.

  • Naderhoff, John Aloys. (See Military service.)
  • Naturalization of aliens in Hawaii, act prescribing procedure in proceedings for 387
    • citizens of the United States barred thereunder from Hawaiian naturalization 388
  • Naturalization treaty, United States and Turkey. (See Turkey.)
  • Navigation of the Great Lakes 365
  • Newman, Nathan. (See Military service.)
  • Newspaper correspondents expelled from Cuba, list of 750
  • Nicaragua:
    • boundary dispute with Costa Rica, arbitration of 100 102, 371 374
    • Nicaraguan Canal. (See Nicaraguan Canal.)
    • political union with Honduras and Salvador—
      • text of treaty providing for 390
      • ministry of foreign affairs abolished and diplomatic affairs taken charge of by Diet of the Greater Republic of Central America 461, 462
      • recognition of, by United States 367 371
        • address of minister of the Greater Republic of Central America on presenting his credentials 369
          • President’s reply 370
        • responsibility of each Republic toward the United States to remain unaffected 369
    • treaty with Great Britain for the settlement of claims arising out of disturbances in the Mosquito Reserve in 1894 308
  • Nicaraguan Canal:
    • bills pending in Congress at variance with stipulations of contract of Maritime Canal Company 374
    • inability of Maritime Canal Company to meet conditions of contract 374
    • understanding between the United States and Nicaragua in regard to, on basis of Frelinghuysen-Zavala treaty proposed by Nicaragua 376
  • Nissen, Nicholas C. and Samuel P. (See Military service.)
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P.

  • Pardon to ex-Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii 388
  • Passports:
    • indorsements on, by Russian consular officers unauthorized 517
    • refusal of United States minister to furnish to Russian court evidence upon which issued approved 519 522
    • to be surrendered incases of expatriation 221
  • Patents, treaty between the United States and Japan for the reciprocal protection of, concluded 427 437
  • Peraza, Francisco, arrest of, in Cuba 747
  • Perez, Victoriano B., arrest of, in Cuba 747
  • Pelletier, Eugene S. (See Arrest of citizens of the United States in Cuba.)
  • Persia:
    • assassination of the Shah 488
    • protection of American missionaries in 466 491
  • Peru, claims of the Hydrographic Commission of the Amazon against, settled 492 494
  • President’s message on—
    • arrest, imprisonment, trial, and condemnation to perpetual imprisonment in chains of Julio Sanguily in Cuba 750
    • arrest of citizens of the United States in Cuba 746
    • killing of Segundo N. Lopez by Spanish soldiers in Cuba 846
    • treaty of arbitration between the United States and Great Britain 237
  • Presidents reply to address of minister of the Greater Republic of Central America upon presenting his credentials 370
  • Proclamation of the President revoking proclamation of January 26, 1888, which suspended collection of tonnage and other dues upon vessels from German ports, text of 162
  • Prohibition of the—
    • exportation of leaf tobacco from Cuba. (See Spain.)
    • importation of American cattle into Belgium. (See Belgium.)
    • importation of American cattle into Germany. (See Germany.)
    • importation of French cattle into United States. (See France.)
  • Protection of—
    • American citizens in the South African Republic 562 581
    • American missionaries in Turkey 848 879
    • American property in Cuba; will be accorded the same protection as is given to Spanish property 702 704
    • cattlemen, agreement reached with Great Britain in regard to 293 298
    • Chinese subjects in Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Salvador by United States. (See Chinese subjects.)
    • fur seals in Bering Sea and the North Pacific, (See Seals.)
    • property of Jurugua Iron Company in Cuba 704
  • Protocol between the United States and Spain of January 12, 1877, text of 714

Q.

  • Quintero, Ladislao, arrest of, in Cuba 748

R.

  • Reciprocity in maritime charges, United States and Canada 364
  • Recognition of the Greater Republic of Central America 367 371
  • Registration of citizens of the United States—
  • Report of Dr. W. H. Wray on sanitary condition of American cattle 23
  • Reports of the Secretary of State. (See Secretary of State.)
  • Richelieu, Gustave, arrest of, in Cuba 749
  • Riots, antiforeign, in China, measures suggested by United States to prevent 57 64
  • Rodriguez, Marcos E., arrest of, in Cuba 748
  • Rodriguez, Ramon, arrest of, in Cuba 749
  • Romagosa, Ramon, arrest of, in Cuba 750
  • Rosenheim, Paul. (See Citizenship.)
  • Rowe, Chester W. (See Mexico.)
  • Russia:
    • arrest and imprisonment of American sealers for illegal sealing in Russian waters 495 507
    • arrest of Henry Topor for becoming a citizen of the United States without permission of 523
    • indorsements on United States passports by Russian consuls not authorized by 517
    • release of Anton Yablkowski, who was arrested for becoming a citizen of the United States without permission of Russian Government 507
    • refusal of United States minister to furnish to Russian court statement of evidence upon which a United States passport was issued 519 522
    • right of foreigners to own real estate and do business in 529
    • sentence of deprivation of civil rights and perpetual banishment pronounced upon John Ginzberg for becoming a citizen of the United States without permission of Russian Government 509 513
      • text of sentence 513

S.

  • Salt, German, claim of Germany that it should be exempted from duty under paragraph 608 of tariff act 205 209
  • Salvador:
    • political union with Honduras and Nicaragua—
      • recognition of, by United States 367 371
      • address of minister of the Greater Republic of Central America on presenting his credentials 369
        • President’s reply 370
      • responsibility of Salvador to United States to remain unaffected 369
      • text of treaty providing for 390
      • ministry of foreign affairs abolished 457
  • Samoa:
    • appointment of president of municipal council 544, 547, 548, 551, 552
    • arms and ammunition, recommendation of consuls that men-of-war of treaty powers be authorized to keep extra, in reserve for use of Samoan Government in an emergency 546, 547, 549, 551
    • deported chiefs, payment of expenses of maintenance of 533, 534
    • discharge of duties of chief justice by president of municipal council during temporary absence of former 537, 539, 540, 548
    • economy in expenditures recommended by United States 542
    • insufficiency of revenues 532, 534
    • municipal affairs 535, 543, 548
    • ordinance passed by municipal council with regard to arrest and imprisonment of men-of-war’s men 552 561
    • preservation of records of land commission 531, 538, 545
    • proposal of King that consuls of treaty powers act as president of municipal council and advisors to the Government 541, 545, 551
  • Sandrey case, ruling of United States courts in, that a stowaway on a British vessel once enrolled as a member of the crew acquires status of a British seaman, not acquiesced in by Treasury Department 305
  • Santos, Julio R. (See Claim.)
  • Sanguily, Julio. (See Spain.)
  • Schaeffer, George. (See Military service.)
  • Schweichler, Anton. (See Military service.)
  • Seals, fur, protection of 255
    • affidavit of I. A. Gould that United States revenue cutter failed to seize American sealing schooners in prohibited zone 259
      • charge denied by officers of cutter 268
    • British vessels boarded in Bering Sea in 1895 by United States revenue cutters, list of 260
    • catch of seals in Bering Sea for 1894 and 1895 255, 266, 269, 273
    • death of pups from starvation 255
    • extension of Paris award to all waters of Pacific Ocean north of latitude 35° north; negotiations for, postponed until receipt by Great Britain of report of special agent to be sent to Commander Islands 285 289
    • false entries in logs as to sex of seals killed 263, 270
    • firearms, arrangements to prevent the use of 271, 273, 276, 277, 279
    • order in council relating to seal fisheries in Bering Sea, none issued by Great Britain for 1896 265
    • patrol fleet, British 269
    • pelagic sealing, proposal of United States that further restrictions be placed on 256
      • Great Britain will send an agent to inquire into the necessity for 267
      • presence of counsel on behalf of United States at trials of British vessels assented to by Great Britain with limitations 272
      • right of search 257, 263, 270, 279
      • request of United States that British vessels keep a record of nursing female seals killed 255
        • British vessels so instructed 267
      • scientists on islands allowed to kill seals for purposes of investigation 271, 272
      • sealing up of arms 258, 263, 270, 271, 279
      • searching and seizing of British vessels complained of by Great Britain 256
        • reply of United States 262
        • rejoinder of Great Britain 270
  • Seamen (deserters):
    • can not be returned to country of shipment under immigration laws, even if insane and destitute 202
    • German contention that fourteenth article of treaty with United States imposes no obligation on German consuls to take charge of 205
  • Secretary of State, report of, on—
    • arrest, imprisonment, trial, and condemnation to perpetual imprisonment in chains of Julio R. Santos 751
    • arrest of citizens of the United States in Cuba 746
    • killing of Segundo N. Lopez by Spanish soldiers in Cuba 846
  • Sedivy, Ladislao. (See Military service.)
  • Seizure of American schooner Competitor by Spanish authorities for alleged landing of arms to insurgents in Cuba, and trial by court-martial of citizens of the United States captured thereon. (See Spain.)
  • Seyller, Emil. (See Military service.)
  • Siam, agreement between Great Britain and France with reference to the boundary of, text of 139
  • Skiller, Bert S. (See Arrest of citizens of the United States in Cuba.)
  • Solomon, Charles S., arrest of, in Cuba 748
  • Someillan, Louis, arrest of, in Cuba 748
  • South African Republic:
    • arrest and trial of citizens of the United States charged with treason against 562 581
    • good offices of Great Britain in behalf of citizens of the United States arrested in 562 567, 569 571, 576
    • status of foreigners in. 576
  • Sowers, John A., arrest of, in Cuba 748
  • Spain:
    • American property in Cuba will be protected in same manner as Spanish property 702 704
    • arrest, imprisonment, trial, condemnation to perpetual imprisonment in chains, and subsequent pardon of Julio R. Santos in Cuba 750 846
    • assessment by insurgents on American property in Cuba 695
    • citizens of the United States arrested and imprisoned in Cuba, list of, from February 24, 1895, to January 22, 1897, with cause of arrest, charges, place of confinement, and stating whether tried, released, deported, or cases pending 747
      • report of the Secretary of State on 746
    • claims of citizens of the United States arising out of insurrection in Cuba, filed in the Department of State, list of 710
    • destruction of American property in Cuba 674 676
    • expropriation of property of citizens of the United States in Cuba for military use in contravention of their treaty rights 670 675
    • firing on the American schooner William Todd by Spanish gunboat 696 702
    • killing of citizens of the United States by Spanish soldiers in Cuba—
      • case of Charles Govin 705
      • case of Segundo N. Lopez 846
    • maltreatment of José M. Delgado by Spanish soldiers in Cuba 582, 631
    • newspaper correspondents expelled from Cuba, list of 750
    • prohibition of the exportation of leaf tobacco from Cuba 684 695
      • prohibitory order, text of 692
      • prohibitory order in violation of treaty of 1795 between the United States and Spain in so far as it affects tobacco the property of United States citizens prior to date of its going into effect 684, 685, 695
      • Spanish Government will be held responsible for the indemnification in every instance where tobacco owned by United States citizens or contracted for by them prior to the promulgation of order is detained thereunder 695
      • protection of the property of the Jurugua Iron Company in Cuba 704
      • registration of Americans in Cuba 677 684
        • order of Governor-General, which assumes to deny rights and immunities conferred by international law and treaties in cases of citizens of the United States who fail to register, protest against 680
        • right of authorities to require, admitted, but declaration that failure to register will debar from United States protection controverted as contrary to international law 677
        • United States consuls instructed to favor 679
      • trial of citizens of the United States captured on board the American schooner Competitor, seized by Cuban authorities for alleged landing of arms to insurgents 711 745
        • contention of United States that under article 7 of the treaty with Spain of October 27, 1795, and protocol of January 12, 1877, trial should be by civil courts 712, 713, 720, 725, 729, 731, 735
        • contention of Spain that as captured persons were not “citizens of the United States residing in Spanish dominions,” case does not come under treaty and protocol 712, 717, 722, 724, 728
        • protest against trial by court-martial 714
        • court-martial sentences, request that they be not executed until United States is satisfied it ought not to intervene 718
          • suspension of proceedings and their transmission to Madrid for review ordered by Spanish Government 720
          • annulled and new trial before ordinary tribunal ordered 739
      • trials of citizens of the United States arrested in Cuba, demands for, by civil courts in accordance with treaty 631 670
  • Stowaways:
    • decision of Treasury Department regarding 30
    • placing of, on crew’s list a violation of United States immigration laws 301 309
    • ruling of court in Sandrey case that stowaways on British vessel once enrolled as a member of crew acquired status of a British seaman not acquiesced in by Treasury Department 30
  • Suarez del Villar, Antonio. (See Arrest of citizens of the United States in Cuba.)

T.

  • Tobacco, leaf, prohibition of the exportation of, from Cuba. (See Spain.)
  • Tolon, Samuel T. (See Arrest of citizens of the United States in Cuba.)
  • Tonnage and other taxes imposed upon American vessels in German ports and the revocation in consequence thereof of proclamation suspending collection of similar dues upon vessels from German ports. (See Germany.)
  • Topor, Henry. (See Russia.)
  • Torres, Adolphus. (See Arrest of citizens of the United States in Cuba.)
  • Trade-marks, treaty between the United States and Japan for reciprocal protection of, concluded 427–4
  • Treaties:
    • between the United States and Germany, applicability of, to Alsace-Lorraine discussed 186
    • contention of United States that obligations of, extend to territory afterwards acquired
    • most favored nation clauses of, contention of United States in regard to
    • of the United States with Madagascar annulled, by French annexation and treaties with France extended to island 119
  • Treaty—
    • between Costa Rica and Nicaragua for settlement of boundary dispute text of 100
    • between France and Madagascar of October 1, 1895, text of
    • between Great Britain and Nicaragua for the settlement of claims arising out of disturbances in the Mosquito Reserve in 1894, text of
    • between United States and Germany of December 11, 1871, contention of Germany that its fourteenth article imposes no obligation on German consuls to take charge of seamen who are deserters
    • between the United States and Great Britain for the adjustment of disputes by arbitration, text of
    • between the United States and Great Britain for the settlement of Ber Sea claims, text of
    • between the United States and Japan for the reciprocal protection patents, trade-marks, and designs, negotiations for and conclusion of
    • between the United States and Nicaragua for the construction of a Nicaraguan Canal, on the basis of the Frelinghuysen-Zavala treaty, proposed by Nicaragua 376
    • between the United States and Spain of October 27, 1795, text of seventh article of 714
    • for the delimitation of the one hundred and forty-first meridian between Alaska and the British Canadian territories, proposed 289 293
    • of commerce between Chile and Bolivia, text of 29
    • of naturalization between the United States and Turkey of 1894, United States will not consent to exchange of ratifications of, except on understanding that article 2, as amended by the Senate, “shall not apply to persons already naturalized in either country” 929 937
    • of peace and amity between Chile and Bolivia, text of 27
  • Treaty rights of citizens of the United States in Cuba 594, 643, 652, 657, 670 675, 680, 714, 717 735, 765, 773, 778, 787
  • Trelles, Joseph J., arrest of, in Cuba 747
  • Turkey:
    • Armenian agitators in the United States, request for their expulsion 925 929
    • arrest, imprisonment, and release of citizens of the United States at Aleppo 914 925
    • case of Rev. George Knapp, charged with inciting Armenians to rebellion 900 914
    • claims of American missionaries against, for losses at Harpoot and Marash 879 900
    • emigration of families of naturalized citizens of the United States permitted 924
    • inspection of foreign vessels in Turkish ports and the prevention of the landing of persons alleged to be disaffected toward Ottoman Government 925 929
    • iradé concerning emigration of Armenians 937
    • protection of American missionaries in 848 879
    • revolutionary publications in the United States, request for the prevention of 925 929
    • treaty of naturalization of 1874, exchange of ratifications will not be consented to by United States except on understanding that article 2, as amended by the Senate, “shall not apply to persons already naturalized in either country 929 937

V.

W.

  • Weller, Emil. (See Military service.)
  • William Todd, American schooner, fired upon by a Spanish gunboat 696 702
  • Winter, Bernhard. (See Military service.)
  • Wray, Dr. W. H., report of, on sanitary condition of American cattle imported at Antwerp 23

Y.

Z.

  • Zayas, Mariano R., arrest of, in Cuba 748