List of papers, with subjects of correspondence

argentine republic.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Day to Mr. Buchanan (telegram). 1898. July 29 Boundary dispute between Chile and Argentine Republic. Regrets to hear of tension and expresses hope that settlement will be reached. 1
565 Mr. Buchanan to Mr. Day Oct. 1 Claim of Thomas Jefferson Page. Settlement of. 4
Same to Mr. Hay (telegram). Nov. 16 Hawaiian vessels, protection of. Instructions requested. 5
Mr. Hay to Mr. Buchanan (telegram). Nov. 17 Same subject. Commercial intercourse of Hawaii is to be protected by United States consuls. 6
416 Same to same do Same subject. Incloses telegram from Secretary of the Treasury, giving his views. 6
Mr. Buchanan to Mr. Hay (telegram). Nov. 19 Same subject. Description of vessel. No official notice of annexation of Hawaii received. Instructions requested 7
Mr. Hay to Mr. Buchanan (telegram). Nov. 21 Same subject. Can not authorize captain of schooner to hoist United States flag in absence of Congressional legislation. 7
582 Mr. Buchanan to Mr. Hay Nov. 22 Same subject. Gives particulars of the case submitted in his telegrams of 16th and 19th instant. 7
428 Mr. Hill to Mr. Buchanan. Dec. 21 Boundary dispute between Chile and Argentine Republic. Incloses correspondence relating to his designation as one of the arbitrators. 7
436 Mr. Hay to same 1899. Jan. 13 Hawaiian vessels, protection of. Decision of Secretary of the Treasury that such vessels can not be considered vessels of the United States without additional legislation. 9
Mr. Buchanan to Mr. Hay (telegram). Feb. 21 Boundary dispute between Chile and Argentine Republic. Formal invitation to act as one of the arbitrators made by both Governments. Instructions requested. 4
Mr. Hay to Mr. Buchanan (telegram). Feb. 23 Same subject. “President authorizes your acceptance.” 4

correspondence with the legation of the argentine republic at washington.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Mérou to Mr. Hay 1898. Sept. 25 Boundary dispute between Chile and Argentine Republic. Question to be arbitrated by the Queen of Great Britain. 1
29 Mr. Adee to Mr. Mérou Sept. 28 Same subject. United States Government gratified to learn question is to be arbitrated by Queen of Great Britain. 2
Mr. Mérou to Mr. Hay Dec. 15 Same subject. Designation of United States Minister to Argentine Republic to act as one of the arbitrators. 2
31 Mr. Hay Mr. Mérou Dec. 16 Same subject. Designation of United States Minister to Argentine Republic accepted if made by both Governments. 3
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austria-hungary.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
34 Mr. Tower to Mr. Sherman 1897. Dec. 31 Killing of Austro-Hungarians at Lattimer, Pa. Reports interview with Minister for Foreign Affairs, who urges consideration of representations of Austrian legation in regard to the. 64
63 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Tower 1898. Jan. 10 Military service of Peter Hornik. Incloses letter of Hon. E. J. Hill relative to threatened imprisonment, and directs proper inquiry and action. 15
37 Mr. Tower to Mr. Sherman Jan. 11 Military service of Siegfried Abeles. Release secured. Correspondence inclosed. 10
41 Same to same Feb. 8 Restriction of American fruit. Similar to those imposed by Germany contemplated by Austria. Newspaper article inclosed. 32
42 Same to same Feb. 11 Military service of Peter Hornik. His name was stricken from the rolls upon proof of his American citizenship. 15
75 Mr. Day to Mr. Tower Feb. 19 Military service of Ignatz Gutman. Instructions to request his discharge. 37
87 Mr. Sherman to same Mar. 25 Flag, desecration of the. Laws preventing use of Austrian flag for advertising purposes desired. 30
58 Mr. Tower to Mr. Sherman Apr. 27 Restriction of American fruit. Confirms telegram of same date in regard to issuance of decrees in Austria and Hungary. Incloses copies of decrees. 4
60 Same to Mr. Day Apr. 29 Military service of Ignatz Gutman. Gutman voluntarily enlisted in the service. Correspondence inclosed. 39
105 Mr. Day to Mr. Tower May 10 Same subject. Refers to his No. 75, and incloses letter of complaint from McKinley and Gottlieb. 38
111 Same to same May 26 Same subject. Approves action reported in his No. 60. 44
Mr. Moore to Messrs. McKinley and Gottlieb. do Same subject. Gives substance of report from the United States legation. 45
68 Mr. Tower to Mr. Day May 26 Flag, desecration of the, No special law against the Certain offenses are punished under police or other regulations. 30
70 Same to same June 1 Killing of Austro-Hungarians, at Lattimer, Pa. Austria urges favorable consideration of claims. Recites interview with officer of ministry for foreign affairs. 111
69 Same to same June 4 Military service of Anton Guerra. Release secured. 16
77 Same to same July 1 Military service of Herman Miller. Reports Miller’s arrest and release. 23
Mr. Ridgely to Mr. Day (telegram). Sept. 10 Assassination of Empress. “Empress of Austria just assassinated.” 35
The President to the Emperor of Austria (telegram). Sept. 10 Same subject. Tenders sympathy of Government and people of the United States. 35
The Emperor of Austria to the President (telegram). Sept. 11 Same subject. Thanks for expression of condolence and sympathy. 35
Mr. Herdliska to Mr. Day (telegram). Sept. 11 Same subject. “Empress of Austria was assassinated last evening.” 35
Mr. Moore to Mr. Herdliska (telegram). Sept. 12 Same subject. Instructs to advise Mr. Tower so that he may attend obsequies. 36
Mr. Day to same (telegram). Sept. 16 Same subject. “Offer floral tribute in President’s name.” 36
92 Mr. Herdliska to Mr. Day Sept. 19 Same subject. Transmits expression of Emperor’s thanks for sympathy extended. 36

correspondence with the legation of austria-hungary at washington.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Hengelmüller to Mr. Sherman. 1897. Sept. 28 Killing of Austro-Hungarians at Lattimer, Pa. Incloses reports of consul at Philadelphia, with list of victims. Asks for investigation of facts and indemnity for victims. 46
195 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Hengelmüller. Oct. 9 Same subject. Acknowledges above. Attention will be given. 56
Same to the governor of Pennsylvania. Oct. 11 Same subject. Requests report of facts. 56
196 Same to Mr. Hengelmüller. Oct. 12 Same subject. Governor of Pennsylvania has been requested to investigate and report fully. 57
The governor of Pennsylvania to Mr. Sherman. Oct. 13 Same subject. Will collect facts in the case and report them promptly. 57
[Page V] Mr. Hengelmüller to Mr. Sherman. Nov. 11 Killing of Austro-Hungarians at Lattimer, Pa. Requests that report promised by the Department be hastened. 58
Mr. Sherman to the governor of Pennsylvania. Nov. 12 Same subject. Asks result of investigation 58
Same to Mr. Hengelmüller. Nov. 12 Same subject. Governor of Pennsylvania has again been requested to send report. 58
The governor of Pennsylvania to Mr. Sherman. Nov. 17 Same subject. Hopes to forward report at an early date. 59
Mr. Sherman to the governor of Pennsylvania. Dec. 10 Same subject. Asks that report of investigation be expedited. 59
Mr. Butler to Mr. Sherman. Dec. 11 Same subject. Upon his return letter of the 10th will be brought to the attention of the governor of Pennsylvania. 59
Mr. Sherman to Mr. Hengelmüller Dec. 13 Same subject. The governor of Pennsylvania is absent and Department’s letter will be laid before him on his return. 60
Same to the governor of Pennsylvania (telegram). Dec. 22 Same subject. Please expedite if possible 60
The governor of Pennsylvania to Mr. Sherman (telegram). Dec. 22 Same subject. All reports but that of sheriff of Luzerne County here, and that promised tomorrow. All will be promptly forwarded. 60
Mr. Sherman to Mr. Hengelmüller. Dec. 24 Same subject. Governor of Pennsylvania has all reports but that of Sheriff of Luzerne County, and that is promised within a few days. 60
The governor of Pennsylvania to Mr. Sherman. do Same subject. Reports are ready for transmission, but it is represented that they should be held until after sheriff’s trial. 61
Mr. Sherman to the governor of Pennsylvania. Dec. 28 Same subject. No objection perceived to holding reports until after trial. Requests that they then be sent, together with account and result of the trial. 61
Same to Mr. Hengelmüller. do Same subject. Trial will take place coming month and reports will be held by governor of Pennsylvania until after trial, as they might prejudice cases in court. 62
The governor of Pennsylvania to Mr. Sherman. Dec. 29 Same subject. Will instruct authorities of Luzerne County to furnish account of the trial. 62
Mr. Hengelmüller to same Dec. 30 Same subject. His Government will hold United States Federal Government responsible for injuries and must ask indemnity for victims. 62
208 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Hengelmüller. 1898 Jan. 8 Same subject. Takes exception to the language and conclusions of his note of December 30. 65
Same to the governor of Pennsylvania (telegram). do Same subject. Requests reports. They will not be made public until after trial. 68
The governor of Pennsylvania to Mr. Sherman (telegram). do Same subject. Reports will be forwarded Monday next. 68
Same to Same Jan. 12 Same Subject. Incloses report of sheriff of Luzerne County, Brigadier-General Gobin, and of Gen. Thomas J. Stewart. 68
Mr. Sherman to the governor of Pennsylvania (telegram). Jan. 19 Same subject. Asks when trial will take place. A representative of the Department of Justice will attend the trial. 76
The governor of Pennsylvania to Mr. Sherman (telegram). Jan. 20 Same subject. Trial will begin February 1 76
209 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Hengelüller. Jan. 20 Same subject. Reports received from Pennsylvania authorities tend to show that strikers assaulted the sheriffs. However, the result of the trial will be awaited. 77
The governor of Pennsylvania to Mr. Sherman. Jan. 22 Same subject. Every facility will be furnished representative of the Department of Justice. 78
222 Mr. Hengelüller to same Jan. 24 Same subject. Note is taken that question is looked upon as pending. 78
The governor of Pennsylvania to same. Jan. 27 Same subject. Will provide representative of Department of Justice with proper credentials at Wilkesbarre. 80
Mr. Hoyt to same do Same subject. Will attend trial of sheriff and deputies, as directed. 80
211 Mr. Day to Mr. Hengelüller Jan. 31 Same subject. Assistant Attorney-General will attend trial. Again corrects impression that the governor of Pennsylvania has over refused to communicate reports. 80
Mr. Hoyt to Mr. Day Apr. 4 Same subject. Will submit his report on the trial during the present week. 81
[Page VI] Mr. Hoy to Mr. Day Apr. 11 Killing of Austro-Hungarians at Lattimer, Pa. Transmits his report on the trial, at Wilkesbarre, Pa., of Sheriff Martin and his deputies. 81
216 Mr. Day to Mr. Hengelmüller. Apr. 16 Same subject. Transmits report of Assistant Attorney-General. 97
Mr. Hoyt to Mr. Day Apr. 19 Same subject. Transmits separate memorandum on trial. . 97
1186 Mr. Hengelmüller to Mr. Day. Apr. 26 Same subject. Disputes three points in Mr. Hoyt’s report. However, report has been sent to his Government. 110
Mr. Coxe to the Department of State. June 20 Same subject. Transmits brief of the trial of Sheriff Martin and deputies. 117
Mr. Hengelmüller to Mr. Day. June 29 Same subject. Incloses brief of Mr. Coxe. Hopes perusal will lead Department to admit that indemnity is due. 149
Mr. Day to Mr. Hengelmüller. July 2 Same subject. After reading brief of Mr. Coxe will communicate further. 149
Baron Riedl to Mr. Hill Nov. 18 Same subject. Incloses copy of pamphlet reviewing the trial. 149
Mr. Hill to Baron Riedl Nov. 21 Same subject. Thanks for pamphlet. Will give matter early attention. 150
Baron Riedl to Mr. Hay 1899. Jan. 13 Same subject. Asks what day Mr Coxe will be granted an audience. 150
Same to same Jan. 17 Same subject. Asks on which of certain dates mentioned Mr. Coxe will be granted an audience. 150
Mr. Hay to Baron Riedl do Same subject. Grants an audience to Mr. Coxe. 150
Mr. Coxe to Mr. Hay Jan. 23 Same subject. Gives observations explanatory to brief filed in Department. 151
263 Mr. Hay to Baron Riedl Feb. 4 Same subject. Reviews whole case and denies justice of claim for indemnity. 152
Baron Riedl to Mr. Hay Feb. 11 Same subject. Note of February 4 has been referred to his Government. 156

belgium.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
60 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Storer. 1897. Nov. 19 Flag, desecration of the. Incloses dispatch from Antwerp reporting particular case. Instructs to ask Belgian Government to prohibit if possible. 157
59 Mr. Storer to Mr. Sherman. Nov. 30 Same subject. Acknowledges No. 60 and incloses his note to the minister of foreign affairs. 158
75 Same to same 1898. Jan. 5 Same subject. There is no law allowing prosecution by Belgian Government. 159
88 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Storer. Jan. 14 Importation of meats. Incloses letter from Secretary of Agriculture relative to proposed regulations respecting the. Instructed to make inquiries and report. 162
83 Mr. Storer to Mr. Sherman. Jan. 27 Same subject. Regulations are the same as years ago; only change is inspection is made at place of sale instead of port of arrival. 163
104 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Storer. Feb. 7 Flag, desecration of the. Civil action does not appear to be expedient. Instructs to ascertain whether other flags are similarly desecrated. 159
128 Same to same Mar. 25 Same subject. Text of laws on, requested 160
119 Mr. Storer to Mr. Day June 8 Same subject. No law to prevent the use of the flag for advertising purposes. 160
141 Same to Mr. Sherman Sept. 14 Importation of meats. Incloses pamphlet containing revised regulations governing the. 164
165 Same to Mr. Day Dec. 17 Flag, desecration of the. Cites certain legal procedure in which it is made an offense. 161

bolivia.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
79 Mr. Bridgman to Mr. Hay 1898. Dec. 24 Asylum in legations. Rules adopted by the diplomatic corps governing oases in which it may be granted. 171
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central america.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
174 Mr. Merry to Mr. Hay 1898. Dec. 1 Dissolution of the Greater Republic of Central America. Incloses telegram announcing the final. 172
175 Same to same Dec. 2 Same subject. Costa Rica has officially recognized the anti-Federal Government of Salvador. Guatemala expected to do so soon. 170
178 Same to same Dec. 10 Same subject. Encloses official decrees establishing the independence of Salvador and Nicaragua. 173
197 Same to same Dec. 29 Same subject. Incloses official announcement by “Executive Federal Council” of its dissolution. 174

correspondence from the ministers for foreign affairs.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Sanson to Mr. Hay Dec. 29 Dissolution of the Greater Republic of Central America. Incloses letter to the President (of the United States) from President Zelaya announcing the. 176
Mr. Aronjo to same Dec. 5 Same subject. Announcement, by Salvador 176
Mr. Ugarte to same Dec. 10 Same subject. Announcement, by Honduras 177

chile.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
81 Mr. Wilson to Mr. Hay 1898. Nov. 25 Chile-Argentine boundary dispute. Incloses copy of agreement concluded Oct. 30. 179

china.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
2845 Mr. Denby to Mr. Sherman 1897. Dec. 16 Right of missionaries to reside in Hunan recognized by proclamation of the Viceroy. 210
2857 Same to same 1898. Jan. 18 Protection of missionaries in China. Incloses decree ordering punishment of Viceroy for murder of two German missionaries. 209
2861 Same to same Feb. 4 Same subject. Punishment of officials for riots at Shantung. 208
2864 Same to same Feb. 14 Right of missionaries to reside in Hunan. Describes town of Hunan. 211
2878 Same to same Feb. 26 Riot at Chiang Pei Ting. Danger would attend missionaries going to Chiang Pei Ting. Incloses note of warning from Yamên and instructions to consul. 191
1549 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Denby Mar. 8 Protection of missionaries in China. Acknowledges No. 2857. 210
2884 Mr. Denby to Mr. Sherman Mar. 9 German occupation of Kiaochou. Memorial presented by the Tsung-li Yamên on the questions between Germany and China. 187
2888 Same to same Mar. 17 Riot at Chiang Pei Ting. Incloses telegrams from and to consul relative to protection and redress to be demanded. 193
1553 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Denby Mar. 21 Protection of missionaries in China. Acknowledges No. 2861. 210
2893 Mr. Denby to Mr. Sherman Mar. 24 Riot at Chiang Pei Ting. Gives terms of reparation demanded and acceded to by Yamên. 193
2897 Same to same Mar. 29 Russian occupation of Port Arthur and Talienwan. Gives details of the lease to Russia by China. 182
1560 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Denby Mar. 31 Same subject. Incloses note of the Russian charge. 182
2901½ Mr. Denby to Mr. Sherman Apr. 2 Riot at Chiang Pei Ting. Incloses correspondence with the Yamên, urging reparation for. 194
2907 Same to same Apr. 5 British occupation of Chinese ports. Cession of Wei-hai-wei to Great Britain by China. 190
2908 Same to same Apr. 7 Citizenship of Chinese born in the United States. Murder of Wong Goni Sing. Question whether his brother both born in United States, can press indemnity. 200
2913 Same to same Apr. 15 Russian occupation of Port Arthur and Talienwan. Incloses proclamation of Russian admiral relating to Liao-Tung Peninsula. 183
[Page VIII]2917 Mr. Denby to Mr. Sherman 1897. Apr. 20 French occupation of Kwangchan Bay. Gives brief information concerning the bay. 191
2916 Same to same do Riot at Chiang Pei Ting. Indemnity demanded has been raised from 500 to 5,000 taels. 196
1573 Mr. Moore to Mr. Denby Apr. 30 Same subject. Acknowledges 2888 and approves his action. 197
1581 Mr. Day to same May 10 Same subject. Acknowledges 2893 and approves his action. 197
2929 Mr. Denby to Mr. Sherman May 15 Russian occupation of Port Arthur and Talien-wan. Passports for both ports require visa of Russian consul. 183
2932 Same to same May 18 Same subject. Incloses translation of Russo-Chinese convention. 183
1588 Mr. Day to Mr. Denby May 20 Riot at Chiang Pei Ting. Acknowledges 2901½ and approves his action. 197
2935 Mr. Denby to Mr. Sherman May 21 Russian occupation of Port Arthur and Talien-wan. Incloses note of Russian chargé in regard to visaing of passports. 185
1590 Mr. Day to Mr. Denby May 26 Citizenship of Chinese born in the United States has been decided by courts to be that of United States. Acknowledges 2908 and gives instructions. 203
2937 Mr. Denby to Mr. Sherman June 1 Russian occupation of Port Arthur and Talien-wan. Incloses note of Russian chargé reiterating necessity of having passports visaed. 185
2939 Mr. Denby to Mr. Sherman. June 6 Same subject, visaing of passports optional 186
1592 Mr. Day to Mr. Denby do Riot at Chiang Pei Ting. Acknowledges 2916. Error in telegraph suggests use of words, not figures. 197
2941 Mr. Denby to Mr. Day June 10 Cession to Great Britain of Mirs Bay, Deep Bay, and islands adjacent to Hongkong. 190
2949 Same to same June 20 State affairs in China. Reports change in Yamên. 217
9 Mr. Moore to Mr. Conger. July 23 Russian occupation of Port Arthur and Talien-wan. Acknowledges 2939. Remarks that thereby Russian territory in China is excepted from regular imperial regulations which require passports to be visaed. 186
34 Mr. Conger to Mr. Day Sept. 1 Maltreatment of Missionary Chapin, residing at Wahu, by Chinese. Incloses correspondence in regard to the. 212
35 Same to same Sept. 5 Same subject. Incloses instructions of Yamên for satisfactory settlement to Chapin. 216
47 Same to same Sept. 17 Russian occupation of Port Arthur. Visa of passports of foreigners going to Russia. Do not apply to Port Arthur. 187
36 Mr. Adee to Mr. Conger Sept. 19 Riot at Hong-kiang, in Hunan. Incloses copy of dispatch from consul at Hankow, and refers him to instructions to his predecessor in 1895 regarding protection of missionaries. 217
Mr. Conger to Mr. Day (telegram). Sept. 23 State affairs in China. Emperor compelled to decree Empress Dowager coregent. 218
49 Same to same Sept. 24 Same subject. Confirms above, and incloses copy of the decree. 218
54 Same to same Sept. 30 Same subject. Incloses 6 decrees 219
Same to Mr. Hay (telegram). Oct. 1 Mob attack on foreigners. Reports attack on party while en route to Peking. 225
Same to same (telegram) do Same subject. Advises sending war vessel to Tientsin and sending marines to legation if necessary. 226
56 Same to same do Same subject. Attack on Mr. H. H. Lowry, a missionary at Peking. 226
Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger (telegram). Oct. 3 Same subject. Approves course, and instructs him to act vigorously for protection of Americans. 228
Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (telegram). Oct. 7 Same subject. Urges small guard at Tientsin 228
61 Same to same do Same subject. Guards required at legation 228
Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger (telegram). Oct. 10 Same subject. Boston and Petrel should arrive October 14. Order guards to Peking only if necessary. 230
64 Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay Oct. 12 Same subject. Incloses decree in regard to the treatment of foreigners in China. 230
75 Same to same Oct. 21 Same subject. Arrival of Boston and Petrel. Guards will be telegraphed for if needed. 231
Same to same (telegram) Nov. 1 Same subject. Have requested 18 marines to Peking and 30 to Tientsin. 232
81 Same to same Nov. 3 Same subject. Incloses correspondence between dean of diplomatic corps and Yamên relative to guards for the legation at Peking. 232
[Page IX] Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (telegram). 1898. Nov. 6 Mob attack on foreigners. Troops concentrated at Kansu. Chinese Government promises to remove. Not done. Diplomatic corps will act if not done by November 15. 239
87 Same to same Nov. 8 Right of missionaries to reside in Hunan. Acknowledges No. 36. 217
Same to same (telegram) do Mob attack on foreigners. “Marine guard here.” 239
91 Same to same Nov. 10 Same subject. Confirms above. Arrival of guards from the Boston. Incloses correspondence. 239
Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger (telegram). Nov. 28 Same subject. Chinese minister reports removal of troops and quiet at. Peking. If guards no longer needed they may be ordered back to ship. 240
Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (telegram). Nov. 30 Same subject. Quiet at present, but guards should remain all winter. 241
102 Same to same do Same subject. Confirms above, comments on necessity of marine guard at legation. 240
Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger(telegram). Dec. 2 Same subject. Boston sails soon. If guards do not return before navigation closes they must remain indefinitely. 241
114 Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay Dec. 14 Reception of wives of ministers at Peking by Empress Dowager. Gives account of. 223
119 Same to same Dec. 21 State affairs in China. Appointments to grand council and Yamên. 222
120 Same to same do Same subject. Incloses lists of members of grand council, Yamên, and 6 boards. 222
124 Same to same Dec. 29 Conference of missionaries at Chung-king. Chinese Government has been asked to take all necessary steps for protection of missionaries. 204
135 Same to same 1899. Jan. 25 Mob attack on foreigners. After navigation opens guards will not be needed. Incloses correspondence. 241
136 Same to same Feb. 1 Riot at Chiang Pei Ting. Settlement has been effected. 198
Same to same (telegram) Mar. 13 Mob attack on foreigners. “Our marines left Peking to-day.” 242
159 Same to same do Same subject. Confirms above. Pays tribute to good services and behavior of guard. Incloses correspondence with Admiral Dewey. 242

colombia.

correspondence with the legation op colombia at Washington.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Award of President Cleveland. 1897. Mar. 2 Claim of Ernesto Cerruti against Colombia arbitrated under protocol of August 18, 1894. 245
Señor Rengifo to Mr. Olney. Mar. 3 Same subject. Protests against fifth paragraph of award. 246
Same to Mr. Sherman May 1 Same subject. Protest in his note of March 3 is approved by his Government. He is instructed to seek rectification thereof. Other parts accepted, but £10,000 will only be paid when Italy assents to such right of rectification. 247
35 Mr. Sherman to Señor Rengifo. May 5 Same subject. Protest has been placed on record for use in event both Colombia and Italy submit case to arbitration. President is functus officio so far as present arbitration is concerned. 250
Señor Rengifo to Mr. Sherman. May 15 Same subject. Note of 1st misinterpreted. Purported that President be informed of position of Colombia and to invite that he would consider a request of both Governments to remedy defects. 251
36 Mr. Sherman to Señor Rengifo. May 19 Same subject. President could only act on joint request of both Governments. 254
Señor Rengifo to Mr. Sherman. June 29 Same subject. Will submit note requesting President’s interpretation of article 4. 255
Same to same July 13 Same subject. Both Governments have agreed to submit question of difference on article 4 to the President. 255
44 Mr. Sherman to Señor Rengifo. 1898. Jan. 12 Same subject. Gives reasons which preclude President from accepting to continue office of arbitrator. 270
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dominican republic.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
9 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Powell. 1897. Dec. 17 Ozama bridge claim. Settlement proposed is acceptable to the claimant with a few minor modifications. 274
24 Mr. Powell to Mr. Sherman. 1898. Feb. 28 Same subject. President of Dominican Republic asks the United States to determine value of bridge. 275
35 Same to same Mar. 7 Same subject. Incloses original note of President of the Dominican Republic subscribing to agreement. 276
Mr. Noble to same May 20 Same subject. Report on value of bridge. Award in favor of H. W. Thurston. 276
68 Mr. Powell to Mr. Day July 9 Same subject. Requests that payment be allowed to be made in four installments. Incloses draft for amount of Arbitrator Noble’s bill. 289
45 Mr. Day to Mr. Powell July 19 Same subject. Proposed settlement satisfactory. Collect and transmit $22,000, first cash payment. 290
97 Mr. Powell to Mr. Hay Dec. 10 Same subject. Incloses four drafts, $44,000.02, being first and second payments. 291

france.

correspondence with the embassy of france at washington.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Reciprocal commercial agreement between the United States and France. 1898. May 28 Reciprocal commercial agreement between the United States and France. Protocol. 292
Mr. Cambon to Mr. Kasson. June 4 Same subject. Incloses memorandum from French Chamber of Commerce regarding interpretation of agreement. 295
Mr. Kasson to Mr. Cambon. June 8 Same subject. Memorandum regarding interpretation of section 3 of tariff act. 296
Mr. Cambon to Mr. Day June 9 Same subject. Submits argument regarding interpretation of agreement. 298
Mr. Day to Mr. Cambon June 22 Same subject. Copy of his note and Mr. Kasson’s memorandum transmitted to the Secretary of the Treasury. 300
Same to Mr. Gage do Same subject. Treatment of cordials under the agreement. Views requested. 300
Mr. Cambon to Mr. Day June 24 Same subject. Mr. Thiébaut will hold himself in readiness for interview with the Secretary of the Treasury. 301
Mr. Moore to Mr. Gage June 27 Same subject. Asks when first secretary of French embassy, Mr. Thiébaut, may be given an audience. 302
Mr. Howell to Mr. Day June 28 Same subject. Has made an appointment with Mr. Thiébaut. 302
Mr. Gage to same July 13 Same subject. Reasons why the articles specified in tariff act are not included in provision for brandy and other spirits in the agreement. 302
Mr. Day to Mr. Cambon July 25 Same subject. Treasury can not concur in views presented in note of June 9. Parties aggrieved may resort to the courts. 304

germany.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Robertson to Mr. Uhl 1894. Oct. 29 Restrictions on American fruit in Germany. Reports on American evaporated apples. 307
Same to same Oct. 30 Same subject. Incloses report of consular agent at Flensburg on “American apple rings.” 308
Mr. Wamer to same 1895. Feb. 9 Same subject. Order warning public from eating dried apple slices. 310
Same to same Feb. 11 Same subject. Modification of order referred to in dispatch of 9th instant. 310
71 Mr. Krauss to same Apr. 1 Same subject. Warnings published in German newspapers against use of American evaporated apples. 311
Mr. Dabney to Mr. Gresham. Apr. 23 Same subject. Requests that consuls be instructed to send samples of fruit objected to. 312
[Page XI] Mr. Robertson to Mr. Uhl May 18 Restrictions on American fruit in Germany. Has requested foreign office to furnish him samples of fruit objected to. 312
Mr. Mason to same May 22 Same subject. Incloses two samples of fruit objected to. 313
Mr. Wamer to same June 14 Same subject. Noticed grates of all apparatus exhibited at recent exposition in Cologne were made of zinc. Comments thereon. 313
314 Mr. Mason to same June 22 Same subject. Incloses samples of fruit objected to. 315
230 Mr. Robertson to same June 29 Same subject. Chief of Hamburg foreign office has instructed police authorities to furnish him with samples of fruit objected to. 315
166 Mr. Uhl to Mr. Olney 1896. Nov. 4 Same subject. Incloses clipping relative to large consignments of apples from the United States. Comments thereon. 315
Mr. Ozmun to Mr. Day 1898. Jan. 11 Same subject. Incloses clipping relating to prohibition of sale and confiscation of American dried fruit. Comments thereon. 316
Mr. White to Mr. Sherman (telegram). Feb. 1 Same subject. Decree put in force yesterday prohibits further importation of American fruit. 317
Mr. Sherman to Mr. White (telegram). Feb. 2 Same subject. Does prohibition cover fruit from American hemisphere or only the United States, and all kinds of fruit? 317
Mr. White to Mr. Sherman (telegram). Feb. 3 Same subject. Order reads American fruit, Both fresh and dried fruits have been stopped at frontier. 317
Same to same (telegram) do Same subject. Fresh fruit will be admitted after examination. 317
Mr. Day to Mr. White (telegram). do Same subject. Instructs to telegraph prohibitive decree and to protest against same. 318
Mr. White to Mr. Sherman (telegram). Feb. 4 Same subject. Earnest representations have been made—original order already mitigated. 318
Same to same (telegram) Feb. 5 Same subject. Hamburg consul reports examination commenced. All except 81 cases fresh fruit admitted. Claim scale insect was found. 320
78 Same to same (telegram) do Same subject. Text of decree. 320
Mr. Day to Mr. White (telegram). Feb. 7 Same subject. Does closing part of decree enable merchants to be heard in their own behalf? 320
Mr. White to Mr. Sherman (telegram). Feb. 8 Same subject. Importation of live plants prohibited. Chancellor would probably not receive merchants. Statements could be transmitted through embassy. 320
346 Mr. Sherman to Mr. White Feb. 11 Same subject. Incloses note from German embassy. Report, made to Senate, will be sent as soon as printed, 321
285 Mr. White to Mr. Sherman Feb. 12 Same subject. Quotes telegram from consul at Hamburg, giving mode of examination. Prohibition of plants likely to be maintained, but will probably be raised as to fruit. 322
300 Same to same Feb. 19 Same subject. Reports on enforcement of decree at Hamburg and Dusseldorf. 323
312 Same to same Feb. 25 Same subject. Only one lot of apples condemned at Hamburg since his No. 300. Cost of examination will probably not be charged to merchandise. 324
313 Same to same Feb. 26 Same subject. Incloses note complaining of difficulties placed on importers of fruit waste in Rhine district, while at other places such waste is treated as dried fruit. 324
327 Same to same Mar. 16 Same subject. Incloses note complaining against detention of fruit waste and classification as evaporated fruit. 325
338 Same to same Mar. 17 Same subject. Quotes consul’s letter. Fruit waste detained at Dusseldorf has been released. 326
411 Mr. Sherman to Mr. White. Mar. 25 Flag, desecration of the, Laws on the, desired 346
424 Same to same Mar. 31 Restrictions on American fruit in Germany. Incloses Haebler & Co.’s letter expressing apprehension that fruit waste will be prohibited. 326
362 Mr. White to Mr. Sherman. do Same subject. Confirms telegram of 30th. Application of new inspection order practically prohibits importation of fruit (evaporated), skins, and cores. Based on report of consul at Dusseldorf. Quotes consul. 327
428 Mr. Sherman to Mr. White. Apr. 2 Same subject. Refers to Department’s No. 424. Incloses further communication from Haebler & Co. 328
[Page XII]377 Mr. White to Mr. Sherman Apr. 8 Restrictions on American fruit in Germany. Incloses memorandum giving reasons for decree. Unless otherwise instructed, the matter will not be pressed further. 329
384 Same to same Apr. 14 Same subject. Incloses note verbale in regard to shipment made by Myer & Co., purposing to convince German authorities scale can not live in waste. 330
447 Mr. Sherman to Mr. White Apr. 20 Same subject. Incloses letter from Secretary of Agriculture in regard to specimens in German ambassador’s note of 7th instant. 332
392 Mr. White to Mr. Sherman Apr. 24 Same subject. Incloses note from foreign office dividing live plants into three groups. 332
419 Same to same May 9 Same subject. Gives substance of correspondence had with foreign office since his No. 384. Finding by the imperial health office of an insect other than the San José scale. 333
474 Mr. Day to Mr. White June 3 Same subject. Incloses letter from Secretary of Agriculture. Question asking exact information from German authorities as to specific name was a pertinent one. 334
453 Mr. White to Mr. Day June 9 Flag, desecration of the. There are no imperial regulations forbidding the use of the flag for advertising purposes. 346
458 Same to same June 18 Restrictions on American fruit in Germany. Dried fruit to be subject to examination, as is fresh fruit. 334
480 Same to same July 4 Same subject. Inspection at Emmerich proves that drying methods do not destroy insect life. 335
487 Same to same July 8 Same subject. Incloses note from foreign office merely offering proof that insects were alive. Original request in his No. 419 has been renewed. 336
539 Same to same Sept. 7 Same subject. Refers to No. 487. Incloses note from director of health office. No further action will be taken until return of Dr. Stiles. 336
584 Mr. Day to Mr. White Sept. 12 Expulsion of Mormon missionaries. Incloses correspondence with consul at Hanover relating to expulsion of Richards and Larkins. Policy of Government has been changed since Department’s circular of Aug. 9, 1879. 347
587 Mr. Adee to same Sept. 21 Restrictions on American fruit in Germany. Incloses note to minister at Berne. Instructs to press same views on German Government. 338
555 Mr. White to Mr. Hay Sept. 29 Expulsion of Mormon missionaries. Gives reasons of the police authorities for the. 353
562 Same to same Oct. 5 Same subject. Successors of Richards and Larkins have been cautioned. 354
567 Same to same Oct. 11 Restrictions on American fruit in Germany. Acknowledges Department’s No. 587. 341
586 Mr. Jackson to same Nov. 3 Same subject. New regulations at Hamburg in regard to inspection of fresh fruit. 341
592 Same to same Nov. 8 Same subject. New regulations at Bremen in regard to inspection of fresh fruit. 342
605 Same to same Nov. 15 Same subject. San José scale said to have been found in American fresh fruit at Hamburg. 342
622 Same to same Nov. 25 Same subject. Incloses extract from Berliner Correspondenz in regard to finding of scale on American fruit at Hamburg. 342
651 Same to same Dec. 9 Flag, desecration of the. Describes various designs of German flag. 346
659 Same to same Dec. 13 Restrictions on American fruit in Germany. Incloses Hamburg regulations for inspection of fresh fruit. 343
663 Same to same Dec. 14 Same subject. Examination to be less stringent in regard to American dried prunes. 344
690 Mr. White to same 1899. Jan. 2 Same subject. Scale has been discovered in certain fruits, which have been ordered re-shipped. 344
756 Same to same Feb. 20 Same subject. Report of foreign office in regard to finding of scale in fresh fruit. No reply as to dried fruit. 345
764 Same to same Feb. 27 Same subject. American oranges, lemons, and raisins, and all American fruit passing in bond, are no longer inspected for scale. 345
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correspondence with the embassy of germany at washington.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Herr von Holleben to Mr. Sherman. 1898. Feb. 4 Restrictions on American fruit in Germany. Incloses memorandum in regard to. 318
21 Mr. Sherman to Herr von Holleben. Feb. 11 Same subject. Acknowledges note of the 4th instant. 321
Herr von Holleben to Mr. Sherman. Apr. 7 Same subject. Transmits 3 specimens of San Jose scale louse taken from American fruit at Hamburg. 329
37 Mr. Sherman to Herr von Holleben. Apr. 11 Same subject. His note of the 7th with accompaniments has been referred to the Secretary of Agriculture. 330
41 Same to same Apr. 20 Same subject. Specimens in his note of the 7th examined by Department of Agriculture. They appear to be identical with insect mentioned. 331

great britain.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
334 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay 1897. Dec. 2 Protection of American interests by British vice-consul at Van. Instruction to express thanks of United States for. 355
352 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Hay Dec. 11 Protection of American interests by British consul-general at Tabriz. Incloses dispatch from United States minister at Teheran, Persia, relative to, and instructs to express thanks for. 356
859 Mr. Sherman to Sir Julian Pauncefote. Dec. 20 Alaskan relief expedition. Incloses act of Congress providing for, and requests permission for expedition to pass through Canadian territory. 358
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Sherman. Dec. 21 Same subject. Has communicated above request to Governor-General of Canada. 359
Same to same Dec. 27 Same subject. Permission to cross Canadian territory, with escort, granted; also entry into Yukon district, free of duty, of provisions, etc., for gratuitous distribution. 360
208 Mr. Hay to Mr. Sherman 1898. Jan. 11 Protection of American interests by British vice-consul at Van. Incloses copy of note to the Marquis of Salisbury expressing thanks for, and reply to same. 355
212 Same to same do Protection of American interests by British consul-general at Tabriz. Incloses correspondence with foreign office relative to. 357
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 4 Alaskan relief expedition. British Government ask grounds for request that passage through Canadian territory of armed United States force be permitted. 360
915 Mr. Day to Sir Julian Pauncefote. Feb. 16 Same subject. Secretary of War states that an armed force is necessary for protection of funds, supplies, etc. 361
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 17 Same subject. Dominion government are willing that United States troops should pass through Canadian territory, the men not under arms; arms, etc., to go through as baggage. 361
917 Mr. Day to Sir Julian Pauncefote. do Same subject. Note of Feb. 17 referred to Secretary of War. 362
462 Mr. Day to Mr. White do Passports. Evidence of citizenship should be required before issue of. 363
923 Mr. Day to Sir Julian Pauncefote. Feb. 21 Alaska relief expedition. Acting Secretary of War states that arrangements for passage of United States troops through Canadian territory, indicated in note of Feb. 17 from British embassy, are satisfactory. 362
Mr. Sherman to Sir Julian Pauncefote. Mar. 14 Tampa (Fla.) celebration of Queen’s birthday. At instance of governor of Florida, requests participation of British naval vessel. 363
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Sherman. Mar. 16 Same subject. Has forwarded to Marquis of Salisbury invitation for British ship to be present. 364
354 Mr. Hay to Mr. Sherman Apr. 13 Canadian copyright. Incloses note from British foreign office stating position of British and Dominion Governments. 365
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Moore. May 3 Tampa (Fla.) celebration of Queen’s birthday. Invitation for British man-of-war to visit. Tampa was referred by Her Majesty’s principal secretary of state for foreign affairs to commander in chief of North American and West Indian station, who will take steps to meet invitation. 364
[Page XIV]1001 Mr. Moore to Sir Julian Pauncefote. 1898. May 5 Same subject. Copy of note of May 3 from British embassy has been sent to governor of Florida. 364
383 Mr. Hay to Mr. Day May 9 Sierra Leone. Massacre of missionaries. Incloses correspondence relative to. 367
396 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay (telegram). May 12 Same subject. Instruction to inquire as to fate of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. McGrew. 368
396 Mr. Hay to Mr. Day May 14 Same subject. Name of McGrew did not appear on list of those killed. Incloses note from foreign office relative to. 368
400 Same to same May 18 Same subject. Governor of Sierra Leone telegraphs foreign office that Mr. and Mrs. McGrew were said to be alive, but detained by the chief of Taima. Incloses telegraphic correspondence. 369
643 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay May 21 Death of Mr. Gladstone. Instruction to express to family sympathy of American people. 370
671 Same to same June 3 Sierra Leone. Massacre of missionaries. Confirms telegram reporting murder of Mr. and Mrs. McGrew. 370
419 Mr. Hay to Mr. Day June 7 Death of Mr. Gladstone. Incloses letter from Right Hon. Herbert J. Gladstone expressing appreciation of family for message of sympathy. 370
1054 Mr. Day to Sir Julian Pauncefote. June 15 Settlement of Bering claims award. Incloses act of Congress making appropriation for, and requests expression or views as to manner of payment. 371
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Day. June 17 Same subject. Payment by check will doubtless be approved. 372
717 Mr. Moore to Mr. Hay June 27 Death of Mr. Gladstone. Letter from Right Hon. Herbert J. Gladstone was shown to President. 371
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Day. July 20 Countervailing duties on sugars. Desires United States Government to fix such duties at as low rate as possible in cases of doubt as to origin of raw material used; and to accept declaration of origin by importer without consular certificate. 373
Same to same July 25 Settlement of Bering claims award. Expresses, by desire of Marquis of Salisbury, satisfaction of Her Majesty’s Government at final settlement. 373
1108 Mr. Day to Sir Julian Pauncefote. July 28 Same subject. This Government shares sentiments of Marquis of Salisbury in regard to final settlement. 373
1132 Same to same Aug. 11 Services (and death) of Mr. Rawson-Walker, British consul at Manila. Requests that Department’s appreciation of Mr. Walker’s services be conveyed to British Government. 375
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Day. Aug. 12 Protection of British interests by American consul at La Guaira. Conveys, by direction of Marquis of Salisbury, thanks of British Government. 379
1141 Mr. Moore to Sir Julian Pauncefote. Aug. 17 Same subject. Note of Aug. 12 from British embassy has been communicated to Mr. Loomis, minister to Venezuela. 379
832 Mr. Moore to Mr. Hay Sept. 3 Services (and death) of Mr. Rawson-Walker, British consul at Manila. Incloses copy of letter from Navy Department relative to, and instructs to express to British Government thanks of United States for services of Mr. Walker. 375
518 Mr. Hay to Mr. Day Sept. 13 Respect shown American flag in Great Britain in maneuvers on Salisbury Plain. 380
1183 Mr. Day to Sir Julian Pauncefote. Sept. 15 Countervailing duties on sugars. Gives views of Treasury Department, which is unable to allow that statement of importer be substituted tor certificate of consul. 374
862 Mr. Adee to Mr. White Sept. 17 Death of Mr. Ramsden, formerly British consul at Santiago de Cuba. Instruction to express to British Government Department’s appreciation of Mr. Ramsden’s services. 380
863 Same to same do Services (and death) of Mr. Rawson-Walker, British consul at Manila. Quotes from dispatch from United States consul at Manila relative to, and instructs to communicate Department’s regrets to British Government. 376
524 Mr. White to Mr. Day Sept. 19 Same subject. Has communicated with Marquis of Salisbury relative to. 377
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Adee. Sept. 24 British carrying trade in Hawaii. States that British Government are apprehensive lest annexation of Hawaii to United States may interfere with. 382
[Page XV] Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Adee. Sept. 26 Death of Mr. Ramsden, formerly British consul at Santiago de Cuba. Expresses appreciation of British Government at courtesy of military governor of Santiago in half-masting flags on account of. 381
1208 Mr. Adee to Sir Julian Pauncefote. Sept. 29 Same subject. Acknowledges above and states that embassy of United States at London was instructed to convey to Lord Salisbury an expression of sympathy of United States on account of. 381
Same to same Sept. 30 British carrying trade in Hawaii. Secretary of Treasury is of opinion that extension of American laws to Hawaii is not doubtful. 383
887 Mr. Hay to Mr. White Oct. 4 Services (and death) of Mr. Rawson-Walker, British consul at Manila. Asks for copy of his communication to Lord Salisbury, referred to in No. 524. 377
548 Mr. White to Mr. Hay Oct. 12 Death of Mr. Ramsden, formerly British consul at Santiago de Cuba. Incloses correspondence with British foreign office relative to. 381
552 Same to same Oct. 14 Services (and death) of Mr. Rawson-Walker, British consul at Manila. Incloses correspondence with British foreign office relative to. 377
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Hay. Nov. 10 Same subject. Expresses appreciation of British Government at respect shown by. Admiral Dewey in accompanying body to cemetery. 379
1257 Mr. Hay to Sir Julian Pauncefote. Nov. 14 Same subject. Copy of above note has been sent to Secretary of the Navy. 379
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Hay. Dec. 13 Raising of blockade in Crete. Incloses communication from representatives of Great Britain, France, Italy, and Russia relative to. 384
Same to same do Postal Union convention. Adhesion of Great Britain implies the adhesion of British colonies belonging to union, except India, Canada, the Cape Colony, Natal, and the Australian colonies. 385
Same to same Dec. 28 Hawaiian consuls. Inquiries whether Hawaiian Islands are any longer entitled to be represented by a consul. 385
1297 Mr. Hay to Sir Julian Pauncefote. Dec. 30 Same subject. Until commercial dependency of Hawaiian Islands upon United States shall be regulated by law it would seem desirable that present representatives of Hawaiian Islands continue to discharge their commercial functions in foreign countries. 385

haiti.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
35 Mr. Powell to Mr. Sherman. 1897. Sept. 24 Discriminating taxes upon foreign merchants, clerks, etc. Incloses law putting in force October 1. Asks instructions in view of treaty rights. 387
34 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Powell. Oct. 11 Same subject. Cites precedents in which similar attempt was opposed by the Department. Instructs to report if law is passed and enforced. 389
59 Mr. Powell to Mr. Sherman. Oct. 28 Same subject. Incloses correspondence with Weyman & Co., who paid under protest $75 tax for clerks. Asks definite instructions. 390
49 Mr. Adee to Mr. Powell Nov. 2 Same subject. Reviews precedents; gives instructions in regard to specific case of Wey man & Co. 392
85 Mr. Powell to Mr. Sherman. Nov. 16 Same subject. Embarrassment in which Department’s No. 49 places him. Fears if his note is now withdrawn further representations will be weakened. 395
64 Mr. Day to Mr. Powell Dec. 2 Same subject. Protest in No. 85 may stand pending reply of Haitian Government and further instructions. 395
242 Mr. Powell to Mr. Sherman. 1898. May 5 Same subject. Taxes on Americans removed. They will hereafter be the same as imposed on Haitians. Reviews controversy and incloses correspondence. 399
298 Same to Mr. Day June 13 Claim of Bernard Campbell. Transmits draft for $4,950.50 first payment on. 398
[Page XVI] Mr. Léger to Mr. Sherman Apr. 25 Claim of Bernard Campbell. $10,000 in two installments, with interest on latter, will be paid. 398
13 Mr. Moore to Mr. Léger May 3 Same subject. Solicitor’s report practically agrees with legation’s note of April 25. Congratulations for happy solution arrived at. 397

italy.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Protocol 1894. Aug. 18 Claim of Ernesto Cerruti. Protocol of arbitration between Italy and Colombia. 403
The minister of foreign affairs to the ambassador of the United States in Rome. 1895. Jan. 30 Same subject. Requests President Cleveland to arbitrate. 404
The ambassador of the United States to the minister of foreign affairs. Mar. 30 Same subject. Acceptance of President Cleveland. 405
106 Mr. Draper to Mr. Sherman. 1898. Jan. 19 Certificates of inspection. Italian consular visa required. Cause of delay in modifying decree. Early action promised. 418
113 Mr. Draper to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 3 Presentations at court. Gives information concerning. 410
Same to same (telegram) do Certificates of inspection. Italian consular visa required. Order revoked from January 28. 419
106 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Draper Feb. 5 Same subject. Acknowledges No. 106 and telegram of the 3d instant. 420
119 Mr. Draper to Mr. Sherman Feb. 8 Same subject. Refers to telegram of 3d and incloses note from minister of foreign affairs. 420
124 Same to same Feb. 17 Consular inspection of emigrants. Request that it be made under cover in Government shed granted, but Government requests that it be conducted personally by an officer of the consulate. 411
121 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Draper. Mar. 8 Importation of fresh meats into and transit to Switzerland through Italy. Asks whether there are any restrictions governing the. 405
144 Mr. Draper to Mr. Sherman. Mar. 26 Same subject. No restrictions on either. 405
Mr. Day to Mr. Gage Mar. 31 Abolition of Italian bureau at Ellis Island. Letter of the 25th has been referred to the Italian ambassador. 407
Same to same (telegram) Apr. 2 Same subject. Requests that order be suspended or revoked. 407
158 Mr. Draper to Mr. Day do Same subject. Reports interview with minister of foreign affairs. Insists on expediency of suspending action. 408
Mr. Sherman to Mr. Draper (telegram). Apr. 5 Same subject. Secretary of the Treasury has suspended order. 408
137 Same to same do Certificates of inspection. Italian consular visa required. Department can not understand why revocation of order has not been communicated to consuls in the United States. 421
180 Mr. Draper to Mr. Sherman. Apr. 21 Same subject. Italian consuls will be instructed by cable as to abrogation of decree. 422
212 Same to Mr. Day May 21 Flag, desecration of the. No law against the, in existence. 409
189 Mr. Day to Mr. Draper May 27 Consular inspection of emigrants. Incloses dispatch to consul at Naples, directing him to cooperate with local authorities. 414
237 Mr. Draper to Mr. Day June 22 Same subject. Extension of orders to consul at Naples to certain consulates desired by Italian Government. Describes system in force. Requests that consul-general visit such ports. 415
Mr. Moore to Mr. Draper Aug. 1 Same subject. Consul-general has been instructed to visit consulates and investigate. 416
301 Mr. Draper to Mr. Hay Oct. 11 Same subject. Incloses note from Foreign office in regard to inspections at Genoa and Palermo. 417
324 Same to Mr. Hay Nov. 14 Certificates of inspection. Italian consular visa required. Reports coming attempt of Italian Government to discriminate against American meats. 422
329 Same to same Nov. 18 Same subject. Minister of foreign affairs stated present ministry would take no steps to discriminate against American meats. 422
304 Mr. Hay to Mr. Draper Dec. 7 1899. Same subject. Acknowledges No. 324 423
344 Same to same Jan. 27 Consular inspection of emigrants. Is to be made without charge and in all Italian ports. 423
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correspondence with the embassy of italy at washington.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
309 Mr. Sherman to Count Vinci. 1898. Mar. 17 Certificates of inspection. Italian consular visa required. Requests that consular agent at Kansas City be advised that visa is no longer required. 420
314 Same to same Mar. 31 Abolition of Italian bureau at Ellis Island. Incloses letter from Secretary of the Treasury; will take effect April 15. 406
Count Vinci to Mr. Sherman. Apr. 9 Certificates of inspection. Italian consular visa required. Abrogation of decree requiring consular visa. 421
319 Mr. Sherman to Count Vinci. do Abolition of Italian bureau at Ellis Island. Incloses letter from Secretary of the Treasury suspending order. 409
320 Same to same Apr. 13 Certificates of inspection. Italian consular visa required. Acknowledges note of the 9th. 421
341 Mr. Day to Baron Fava June 6 Abolition of Italian bureau at Ellis Island. Bureau will remain as set forth in Treasury Department’s letter to him of June 13, 1894. 409

japan.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
488 Mr. Dunn to Mr. Sherman 1897. May 12 Bounty to native exporters of silk. Incloses law granting a. 438
415 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Dunn June 2 Same subject. Representations made to Japanese minister that law would be in violation of treaty to be in force two years hence. 441
418 Same to same June 5 Same subject. Incloses letter from Middleton & Smith stating bill received imperial sanction April 22 and inclosing copy of law. 445
419 Mr. Day to Mr. Buck June 10 Same subject. Instructs to make representations against enforcement of law. 446
68 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Buck 1898 Jan. 3 Practice of medicine by women. Has been denied Japanese women graduates of the Laura Memorial Women’s Medical College. Asks report on statement that only graduates of few colleges in the United States are permitted to practice. 434
95 Mr. Buck to Mr. Sherman Feb. 14 Same subject. Quotes law. Comments thereon. 434
Mr. Day to Mr. Bliss Mar. 10 Same subject. Incloses No. 95 from Mr. Buck, and requests a statement showing standing of the college. 435
Mr. Bliss to Mr. Sherman Mar. 12 Same subject. Letter of 10th has been referred to the Commissioner of Education. 435
Mr. Sherman to Mr. Buck Mar. 30 Same subject. Incloses letter from the Interior Department giving information in regard to the college. 436
114 Mr. Buck to Mr. Sherman Apr. 1 Bounty to native exporters of silk. Law had to be promulgated, but steps will be taken for its repeal at next session of Imperial Diet. 447
Same to same May 21 Practice of medicine by women graduates of Laura Memorial Medical College has been permitted without examination. 438
145 Same to same May 26 Bounty to native exporters of silk. Bill repealing law is only waiting imperial sanction to become law. 448
152 Same to Mr. Day June 6 Same subject. Bill received imperial sanction May 25. 449
166 Same to same July 15 Protests against treaty with Japan. Incloses memorials presenting apprehensions. Remarks that whatever ground there is for same it will likely be removed. 450
180 Same to Mr. Sherman July 28 Same subject. Revised treaties of Japan will go into effect July 17, 1899. 462
Mr. Day to Mr. Buck Aug. 15 Same subject. No. 166 furnished good reply to memorials against treaty between the United States and Japan. 463
146 Same to same Aug. 25 Counterfeiting of trade-mark labels. Refusal of Japanese authorities to register labels of the New York Condensed Milk Co. Directs conference with proper authorities. Such action is contrary to justice and spirit of trade-mark law. 464
[Page XVIII]189 Mr. Buck to Mr. Day Sept. 6 Complaint of Lake & Co. as to right to store certain goods on vessel “The Adventure.” Incloses correspondence in regard. 425
161 Mr. Hay to Mr. Buck Oct. 8 Same subject. There is no call for protest on the part of this Government. 432
213 Mr. Buck to Mr. Hay Nov. 8 Same subject. Acknowledges No. 161 432
228 Same to same Dec. 9 Counterfeiting of trade-mark lables. New York Condensed Milk Co. has not applied for registration of “Eagle Brand.” Gives particulars of interview with minister for foreign affairs. 469
237 Same to same 1899. Jan. 9 Tax on land. Increase of, has been voted by Lower House. Gives items. 433

correspondence with the legation of japan at washington.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
34 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Hoshi 1897. June 2 Bounty to native exporters of silk. Protests against recent law granting a. 442
Mr. Hoshi to Mr. Sherman June 4 Same subject. Law complained of is meant to improve quality of exports after abolition of consular jurisdiction. Law will apply to Japanese and foreigners alike. 444
41 Mr Day to Mr. Hoshi June 10 Same subject. Acknowledges note of the 4th instant. 445
30 Mr. Hoshi to Mr. Day May 23 Same subject. Bill repealing law passed Diet to-day; will probably be promulgated in a few days. 448
31 Same to same May 26 Same subject. Bill has received imperial sanction and was to-day promulgated. 449
89 Mr. Day to Mr. Hoshi do Same subject. Acknowledges note of the 23d instant. 449
95 Same to same June 24 Same subject. Acknowledges note of May 26 449

korea.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
8 Mr. Allen to Mr. Sherman 1897. Oct. 1 Foreign settlements. Coaling station for Russia in Deer Island. Recites his action to protect American interests. Russia agrees to accept some other site. 475
14 Same to same Oct. 5 Title of Emperor assumed by King. Ceremony to take place October 12. 484
16 Same to same Oct. 8 Foreign settlements. Coaling station for Russia at Fusan. Matter settled, and if Russian navy department accept terms, station will be located there. 477
18 Same to same Oct. 14 Title of Emperor assumed by King. Description of ceremony which took place October 12. 484
35 Same to same Nov. 13 Foreign settlements. Regulations for new ports opened for settlements inclosed, approved and signed by all diplomatic representatives. 477
25 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Allen Nov. 30 Title of Emperor assumed by King. Department understands change needs no special recognition. 485
50 Mr. Allen to Mr. Sherman Dec. 23 1898. Same subject. Recognized by Czar of Russia 485
Same to same (telegram) Jan. 1 Same subject. Recognition of, by Russia and Japan. 486
54 Same to same Jan. 2 Same subject. Confirms above. Recognition of Russia formally confirmed by her representative. 486
72 Same to same Feb. 12 Same subject. Inquiry by minister of foreign affairs as to recognition of title by the United States. Orally answered in sense of Department’s No. 25. 486
78 Same to same Feb. 27 Same subject. Death of Emperor’s father. Telegram of condolence has given much satisfaction, as it recognizes the title of Emperor. 486
81 Same to same Mar. 7 Foreign settlements. Land concession to Russia has been reduced to limit set for consular sites at Mokpo and Chinnampo. 489
63 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Allen Mar. 29 Title of Emperor assumed by King. Instructs to convey congratulations or the United States. 490
106 Mr. Allen to Mr. Day May 14 Same subject. Congratulations conveyed to Emperor. 490
[Page XIX]109 Mr. Allen to Mr. Day May 26 Japanese Russian convention concerning Korea. Incloses new convention concluded April 25, 1898. 473
111 Same to same June 3 Foreign settlements. Nine hundred thousand square meters on Deer Island for a foreign settlement at Fusan. 482
118 Same to same June 28 Rules for council of state. Incloses new rules for transaction of business. 473
84 Mr. Day to Mr. Allen July 14 Foreign settlements. Acknowledges No. 111. Asks what port, if any, has been reserved for Americans. 482
140 Mr. Allen to Mr. Day Aug. 26 Same subject. Americans can acquire anywhere within foreign settlements and 3⅓ miles thereof. 483

mexico.

correspondence with legation of mexico at washington.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Señor Romero to Mr. Sherman. 1894. May 22 Extradition of Inez Ruiz and Jesus Guerra. Renews request for. 491
Mr. Uhl to Señor Romero May 24 Same subject. When usual requirements of law have been complied with, request will receive consideration. 491
Mr. Gresham to same July 7 Same subject. Acknowledges note transmitting evidence of their Mexican citizenship. 492
Same to same July 9 Same subject. Department feels obliged to delay action on the request for extradition until court has passed on application for writs of habeas corpus. 492
Señor Romero to Mr. Gresham. July 10 Same subject. Their counsel is endeavoring to procure certificate of their declaration of intention; the fraudulent character of such evidence can be easily demonstrated. 492
Mr. Gresham to Señor Romero. July 26 Same subject. Transmits letter from Attorney-General inviting suggestions from Mexican minister for use at hearing for writs of habeas corpus. 492
Señor Romero to Mr. Olney. 1895. Nov. 14 Same subject. Extradition refused by federal court on ground that charges were of political nature. Mexican Government will bring case before the Supreme Court and wish appeal taken by United States marshal who declines. Asks that he be suitably instructed. 493
62 Mr. Olney to Señor Romero. Nov. 14 Same subject. Attorney-General has been requested to take action on note of 14th. 494
66 Same to same Dec. 4 Same subject. It is now too late to take appeal as requested in note of November 14. Incloses letter from the Attorney-General. 495
Señor Romero to Mr. Olney. Dec. 5 Same subject. Replying to note of the 4th repeats that the United States marshal was asked in October last to take appeal and refused. 495
Señor Romero to Mr. Olney. 1896. Mar. 18 Same subject. Incloses decision of Supreme Court in habeas corpus cases, and requests warrants for surrender. 496
Same to same Mar. 26 Same subject. Has learned that Supreme Court decision in note of 18th only takes effect after thirty days and postpones his request until that time. 497
105 Mr. Olney to Señor Romero. Apr. 24 Same subject. Order of Supreme Court remanding case to the district court can only be communicated to district court at request of counsel. 497
Señor Covarrubias to Mr. Olney. July 2 Same subject. Warrant of arrest for Ruiz requested as has been done in case of Juan Duque. 497
138 Mr. Olney to Señor Romero. July 9 Same subject. Incloses warrant of surrender of Ruiz. 498
Señor Romero to Mr. Sherman. 1897. Sept. 28 Extradition of Jesus Guerra delayed since 1894 by habeas corpus proceedings which are now concluded. Requests warrant of surrender. 498
295 Mr. Sherman to Señor Romero. Nov. 13 Same subject. Department can find no sufficient ground for granting request of September 28. Reasons given. 499
[Page XX] Senor Romero to Mr. Sherman. Nov. 15 Same subject. Extradition refused by note No. 295. Action of Department reverses that of two preceding Secretaries and of United States Supreme Court. Comments thereon. 499
302 Mr. Sherman to Señor Romero. Nov. 17 Same subject. Extradition refused by Department. Takes up points presented in note of the 15th. Shows that nothing was produced against Guerra except participation in a political expedition. Cites authorities against extradition for political crimes. Denies that former decision of Secretaries of State and Supreme Court have been reversed. 502
Señor Romero to Mr. Sherman. Nov. 18 Same subject. Department’s note of 17th has been referred to his Government. In the meanwhile he insists upon position taken in his note of Nov. 15. 507
306 Mr. Sherman to Señor Romero. 1898. Jan. 6 Same subject. Acknowledges note of Dec. 18 and presents further defense of the Department’s action. 509
Señor Romero to Mr. Sherman. Jan. 24 Extradition treaty of Dec. 11, 1861. Notice of the termination of the. 510
311 Mr. Sherman to Señor Romero. Jan. 28 Same subject. Acknowledges note of the 24th and hopes that new treaty will be concluded within time set for its expiration. 511
Señor Romero to Mr. Sherman. Jan. 29 Same subject. Note of 28th has been forwarded and will be gratifying to his Government. 511

the netherlands.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
151 Mr. Newel to Mr. Day 1898. Aug. 30 Inauguration of Queen Wilhelmina. Incloses proclamation of Queen Regent resigning regency of the Kingdom. 512
156 Same to same Sept. 13 Same subject. Account of Ceremony 513
157 Same to same Sept. 21 Same subject. Account of opening of the States General. 515
156 Mr. Hay to Mr. Newel Oct. 5 Same subject. Incloses President’s reply to the Queen’s letter. 517

correspondence with the netherlands legation at washington.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. de Weckerlin to Mr. Day. 1898. Sept. 12 Inauguration of Queen Wilhelmina. Incloses autograph letter of the Queen. 513

persia.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
21 Mr. Tyler to Mr. Sherman 1898. Apr. 21 Arrest of Rev. M. Bagdasarian. Intervention on his behalf made. Fair trial has been promised. Correspondence inclosed. 518
27 Mr. Day to Mr. Tyler May 27 Same subject. Action reported in No. 21 is approved. 524
38 Mr. Hardy to Mr. Day Aug. 8 Same subject. An indemnity of 200 tomans has been ordered paid. Bagdasarian has no intention to return to the United States, and asks that legation may have discretion in treating such cases. 524
45 Same to same Dec. 21 Claims of Rev. M. Bagdasarian and Dr. J. G. Wishard. Cites caseof Dr. Wishard. Claims, though acknowledged valid and settlement promised by Persian Government, have not been paid. Suggests positive instructions to press settlement. 528
38 Mr. Hay to Mr. Hardy 1899. Feb. 2 Same subject. Settlement should be pressed, as suggested in No. 45. Views in No. 38 generally approved. 528
52 Mr. Hardy to Mr. Hay Feb. 28 Same subject. Claim of Rev. Bagdasarian has been paid. 529
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russia.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
54 Mr. Hitchcock to Mr. Sherman. 1898. Apr. 30 Secretary of embassy. Asks permission to designate the, as “Conseiller.” 531
60 Same to same May 10 Applications for passports of Americans claiming to represent United States commercial interests in Russia. Cites instances where claim may be mere evasion of ruling of the Department. Requests definite instructions. 533
69 Mr. Day to Mr. Hitchcock May 23 Secretary of embassy. Request in No. 54 can not be granted except by statutory authority. 532
75 Mr. Hitchcock to Mr. Day May 25 Railway construction and passports in Ta-lien-wan. Railways in Manchuria will be controlled by Russia. Visé of passports not required to land at Ta-lien-wan. 533
79 Mr. Day to Mr. Hitchcock June 3 Applications for passports of Americans claiming to represent United States commercial interests in Russia. Department leaves it to his discretion whether representation is bona fide. His understanding of question as reported in No. 60 is generally approved. 535
82 Mr. Hitchcock to Mr. Day June 6 Applications for passports of dentists in Russia. Reports misrepresentations of Dr. Michaels, upon which passport was issued and his action in demanding an oath as to intention to return within six months, from Dr. Regner, who has not yet taken same. 536
84 Same to same June 7 Secretary of embassy acknowledges No. 69. Trusts Department may see fit to secure such authority. 532
84 Mr. Day to Mr. Hitchcock June 13 Railway construction and passports in Ta-lien-wan. Acknowledges No. 75. 533
93 Mr. Hitchcock to Mr. Day June 15 Applications for passports of Americans claiming to represent United States commercial interests in Russia. Acknowledges No. 79. 540
90 Mr. Day to Mr. Hitchcock June 23 Applications for passports of dentists in Russia. Acknowledges No. 82 and approves action. 540
131 Mr. Hitchcock to Mr. Day Aug. 25 International Peace Conference. Incloses note from minister of foreign affairs extending invitation and setting forth its purposes and motives. 540
Same to same (telegram) Aug. 26 Same subject. Have forwarded invitation from Czar of Russia. 542
135 Same to same do Same subject. Reasons for sending above cable 542
Same to same (telegram) Sept. 3 Same subject. Programme of conference. Sympathy and advice of the United States solicited. Invitation unknown to any Government or individual before it was issued. 542
141 Same to same do Same subject. Confirms above and relates briefly to interview with minister of foreign affairs. 543
Mr. Moore to Mr. Hitchcock (telegram). Sept. 6 Same subject. President will send a delegate to the convention. 543
143 Mr. Hitchcock to Mr. Day Sept. 7 Same subject. Will communicate telegram of the 6th to minister of foreign affairs. 544
144 Same to same Sept. 8 Same subject. Has presented telegram of the 6th to the minister of foreign affairs, who expressed thanks and appreciation. 544
150 Same to same Sept. 12 Same subject. Incloses note officially acknowledging and accepting invitation to participate in the conference. 544
139 Mr. Day to Mr. Hitchcock Sept. 14 Same subject. Acknowledges No. 131 and repeats substance of Department’s telegram of the 6th. 545
157 Mr. Hitchcock to Mr. Hay Sept. 29 Same subject. All powers except Great Britain represented by embassies here have accepted invitation. On acceptance by Great Britain further communications will be made. 546
161 Same to same Oct. 6 Same subject. Situation remains the same as reported in above. 546
179 Mr. Pierce to same Nov. 9 Same subject. Great Britain has accepted invitation. Makes certain observations for information of our representative. 546
193 Mr. Pierce to Mr. Hay Nov. 24 Same subject. Reports interviews with minister for foreign affairs. Programme not yet formulated. 550
Mr. Hitchcock to same (telegram). 1899. Jan. 12 Same subject. Gives substance of circular letter issued by minister for foreign affairs suggesting topics for consideration. 550
230 Same to same Jan. 14 Same subject. Confirms above and incloses note referred to. 551
242 Same to same Jan. 27 Same subject. Incloses “Journal de St. Petersburg,” containing minister for foreign affairs’s note of Dec. 30 and semiofficial comments thereon. 553
[Page XXII]214 Mr. Hay to Mr. Pierce 1899. Feb. 4 Same subject. Acknowledges No. 230. Instructs to inform Imperial Government that President is in cordial sympathy and will appoint a delegate when time and place of meeting are announced. 554
Mr. Pierce to Mr. Hay (telegram). Feb. 10 Same subject. Will be held at The Hague 554
247 Same to same do Same subject. Confirms above and incloses note from minister for foreign affairs. 555
Same to same (telegram) Feb. 16 Same subject. Russian Government requests reply to second and third notes relative to topics and seat of conference. 555
252 Same to same do Same subject. Confirms above. Date of conference to be determined by the Netherlands. Each Government expected to send one delegate. 555
Mr. Hay to Mr. Pierce (telegram). Feb. 17 Same subject. Informs Imperial Government President approves Count Mouravieff’s suggestions for topics and place of conference. 556
274 Mr. Pierce to Mr. Hay Mar. 9 Same subject. Names of Russian delegates. May 16, the Czar’s birthday, will probably be selected by the Netherlands Government for date of meeting. 556

spain.

political situation in cuba.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
4 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Woodford. 1897. July 16 General instructions in re Cuban situation. Tender of good offices by United States to bring about peace in Cuba. 558
11 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. Sept. 14 Presentation of credentials to Queen. Confirms telegram of 14th. 561
Same to same Sept. 13 Interview with British ambassador. Cuban situation. 562
25 Same to same Sept. 20 Interview with Duke de Tetuan. Read part of Department’s instruction No. 4. 565
Same to same (telegram) Sept. 23 Text of closing paragraph of note to Spanish minister of foreign affairs, tendering good offices of United States for restoration of peace in Cuba. 568
34 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. do Incloses copy of note to Spanish minister of foreign affairs as above, in accordance with instruction No. 4. 568
37 Same to same Oct. 2 Resignation of Spanish ministry 573
Same to same Oct. 4 Interview with Russian ambassador. Cuban situation. 573
Same to same Oct. 5 Interview with German ambassador. Cuban situation. 576
43 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Woodford. do Asks No. 25 from Mr. Woodford. United States has exerted best efforts to prevent violation of neutrality by filibustering expeditions. 579
39 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. Oct. 6 New Spanish ministry 580
Same to same Oct. 11 Interview with French ambassador. Cuban situation. 580
47 Same to same Oct. 16 Attitude of new ministry. Probable reply to Mr. Woodford’s note of Sept. 23. 581
50 Same to same Oct. 26 Incloses copy of Spanish reply to his note of Sept. 23. Declines good offices of United States, but promises early pacification Cuba and establishment autonomy. Asks United States to exert greater effort to prevent Violation of neutrality laws. 581
51 Same to same Oct. 27 Confirms cable dispatch giving substance of above note. 589
53 Same to same Oct. 30 Incloses copy of Sagasta manifesto of June 24, 1897. 591
56 Same to same Nov. 1 Confirms telegram giving substance of his acknowledgment of Spanish note, and incloses copy of note. 594
60 Same to same Nov. 6 Incloses copy of Spanish reply of Nov. 3, stating that the Liberal party maintains the agreements in his manifesto of June 24. 595
61 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Woodford. Nov. 8 Suffering of reconcentrados in Cuba. Incloses communication from Consul Brice. Matanzas. 596
61 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. do Confirms Department’s telegram of Nov. 6 acknowledging receipt of his telegraphic summary of Spanish note of Oct. 23. 597
[Page XXIII]64 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Woodford. Nov. 11 Suffering of reconceutrados in Cuba. Incloses report from Vice-Consul Springer, Habana. 598
65 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. Nov. 13 Interview with Senor Moret. Treatment of re-concentrados in Cuba. Early publication of autonomy decrees. 600
66 Same to same Nov. 15 Spanish measures to reestablish normal life reconcentrados in Cuba. Bando of Gen. Blanco. 602
71 Same to same Nov. 20 Suffering of reconcentrados in Cuba. Has repeatedly called attention of Spanish Government to subject. 602
72 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Woodford. do Sets forth attitude of United States in reply to Spanish note of Oct. 23. Denies that United States has been negligent in enforcement of neutrality laws. Again asserts necessity for early peace in Cuba. 603
75 Same to same Nov. 23 Case of Silver Heel’s alleged filibustering expedition. 613
76 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. do Acknowledges his telegram of 22d as to early publication autonomy decrees. 615
77 Same to same Nov. 24 Condition of Cuban reconcentrades 616
80 Same to same Nov. 26 Autonomy decrees signed Nov. 25. Confirms his telegram giving synopsis decrees. 616
81 Same to same Nov. 27 Sends copies of autonomy decrees 617
88 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman (telegram). Nov. 28 No American citizens remain imprisoned in Cuba. 644
88 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. Dec. 4 Release of Luis Someillan 644
92 Same to same Dec. 7 Confirms Department’s telegram giving substance of President’s message. 645
95 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Woodford. Dec. 11 Acknowledges receipt of autonomy decrees 645
95 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. Dec. 15 Confirms his telegram explaining he has not yet answered Spanish note Oct. 23. 646
97 Same to same Dec. 17 Acknowledges Department’s telegram which directs Mr. Woodford to present reply to Spanish note of Oct. 23 forthwith. 646
98 Same to same Dec. 23 Incloses copy of his answer to Spanish note. Following Department No. 72. 646
105 Same to same Dec. 31 No correspondence with Spanish minister foreign affairs as to autonomy decrees. 654
Department circular to the public. 1898. Jan. 8 Relief of Cuban sufferers 655
Mr. de Lôme to Mr. Day Jan. 17 Transportation of food supplies to Cuba 656
346 Mr. Day to Mr. Dupuy de Lôme. Jan. 18 Same subject 656
135 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 9 Spanish note of Feb. 1. Confirms telegram giving synopsis of note. Reiterates Spain’s faith in Cuban autonomy. Again refers to injurious effect of Cuban filibustering expeditions from New York. Copy of Spanish note is inclosed. 657
35 Mr. Woodford to the President. Feb. 26 Cuban situation 664
161 Same to same Feb. 28 Cortes dissolved 665
147 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Woodford. Mar. 1 Unimproved conditions in Cuba. Incloses Navy reports as to starvation of noncombatants. 666
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Mr. Woodford to the President. Mar. 2 Interview with Minister Moret. Affairs in Cuba. Spain does not approve of Gen. Lee’s actions. 673
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). do President does not share Spanish objection to Gen. Lee. 676
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Mr. Woodford to the President. Mar. 4 Interview with Minister Moret. Spain accepts our judgment as to Gen. Lee. 676
Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman (telegram). Mar. 3 Interview with Spanish minister foreign affairs. Spain objects to war vessels of United States carrying food supplies to needy Cubans. 677
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). Mar. 4 Replies to Spanish representation. Says the war vessels that carry the supplies are small cruiser and gunboat. Use them because quickest way to send supplies. 677
163 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. do Interview with Spanish minister of state, on which is based Mr. Woodford’s telegram of Mar. 3. 677
166 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Day Mar. 6 Confirms Department telegram of Mar. 4 678
155 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Woodford. Mar. 7 Incloses Navy report concerning conditions of Cubans. 679
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (personal). Mar. 3 Concerning existing political conditions 680
41 Mr. Woodford to the President. Mar. 9 General situation and conditions in Spain 681
[Page XXIV]43 Mr. Woodford to the President. Mar. 17 General, review of situation since reaching his post and his present opinions. 685
44 Same to same Mar. 18 Interview with Minister Moret as to Cuban situation. 688
45 Same to same (telegram) Mar. 19 Asks that Congress take no action until President receives his Nos. 43 and 44. 692
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). Mar. 20 Cuban situation acute. President will lay whole matter before Congress unless Spain soon brings about peace in Cuba, etc. 692
46 Mr. Woodford to the President. Mar. 19 Interview with Minister Moret, who says Queen did not authorize his previous interview. 693
185 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. Mar. 21 Informed that decree has been issued suspending actions against landed property in Cuba to Mar. 31. 693
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Mr. Woodford to the President. do Confirms Department telegram of Mar. 20 and his of Mar. 21 concerning need for settlement before Apr. 15. 695
Señor de Bernabé to Mr. Day. Mar. 25 Permission to dispatch vessel from New Orleans with Cuban supplies. 695
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Mr. Woodford to the President. Mar. 22 Interview with Minister Moret. Cuban situation. 696
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). Mar. 23 Approves Mr. Woodford’s report of above interview. 696
51 Mr. Woodford to the President (telegram). do Interview with Spanish minister foreign affairs. Asks delay. 696
53 Same to same (telegram) Mar. 24 Interview with minister for the colonies. Cuban situation. 697
189 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. Mar. 25 Official interview with minister foreign affairs and minister for the colonies. Critical aspect of Cuban situation. Necessity for early peace. 698
192 Same to same Mar. 26 Incloses Spanish memorandum replying to statements in above interview touching means of bringing about peace in Cuba and settlement of Maine question. 701
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Mr. Woodford to the President. do Comments on Spanish memorandum of Mar. 25 703
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). do President earnestly desires peace. Suggests certain conditions Spain might establish to aid in securing peace. 704
Señor de Bernabé to Mr. Day. do Communicates Spanish official reports on condition of reconcentrados. 705
Mr. Day to Mr. Bernabé Mar. 27 Cuban supplies 710
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Mr. Woodford to the President. do Communicates Spanish memorandum in reference to Maine. 710
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). do Certain suggestions made, which, if Spain complies with, President will use friendly offices with Cubans. 711
193 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Day do Inquiry of Señor Sagasta as to meaning of “full self-government,” in Department’s telegram of 25th. 712
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). Mar. 28 “Full self-government” means Cuban independence. 713
Same to same do Important to have prompt answer telegram 27 713
Señor de Bernabé to Mr. Day. do Incloses documents relative to reconcentrados 714
Mr. Day to Señor de Bernabé. do Acknowledges note of 26th 717
Señor Polo de Bernabé to Mr. Day. do Spanish Government will not object to United States sending relief to Cuba appropriated by Congress. 717
Mr. Day to Señor de Bernabé. do Acknowledges note of 26th instant 717
60 Mr. Woodford to the President (telegram). Mch. 29 Asks that no action be taken in Cuban matters until Mar. 31, after his conference with Spanish ministers. 718
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). do Feeling intense; can’t delay longer than 31st 718
Same to same Mar. 30 No. 60 received. Vague. United States can not assist in enforcement of autonomy. 718
61 Mr. Woodford to the President. Mar. 29 Interview of Minister Gullon. Conditions in Cuba. Spanish minister promises answer Mar. 31 to suggestions for immediate armistice. 718
Mr. Woodford to Mr. Day (telegram). Mar. 30 There will be no delay beyond 31st 721
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). do Acute feeling in United States 721
195 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Day do Interview of Mar. 29 with Spanish ministers. Suggestions for armistice and revocation re-concentration order. Answer promised 31st. 721
[Page XXV] Mr. Day to Mr. Bernabé Mar. 30 Cuban supplies 724
Mr. Bernabé to Mr. Day Mar. 31 Revocation of reconcentrado order in western provinces of Cuba. 725
Mr. Day to Señor de Bernabé do Asks meaning of term “western provinces” 725
Señor de Bernabé to Mr. Day do Revocation of order in western provinces and establishment of economical kitchens. 725
196 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Day do Communicates Spanish reply as promised 726
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Mr. Woodford to the President. Apr. 1 Explains Spanish reply and why he considers it unsatisfactory. Spain is going as far and as fast as she can. 727
Señor de Bernabé to Mr. Day do Steamer Ulstein permitted to carry provisions without payment of duties. 728
Señor de Bernabé to Mr. Sherman. do Communicates, for President, a telegram from Cuban president of home-rule government relating to autonomy. 728
197 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. do Present Spanish Government will have majority in new Cortes. 729
198 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Day do Gives text of his statement to Spanish minister at conference on 29th. 729
Mr. Day to Señor de Bernabé Apr. 2 Acknowledges note as to meaning of term “western provinces.” 730
Mr. Sherman to Señor de Bernabé. do Acknowledges receipt of note of 1st instant 730
200 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Day do Confirms telegram of 2d. Can not consider Spanish proposition as satisfactory to United States or just to Cuba. Still believes immediate armistice will insure peace. 730
Señor de Bernabé to Mr. Sherman. Apr. 3 Communicates telegram from Governor-General of Cuba setting forth excellencies of autonomy. 731
65 Mr. Woodford to President. do Spanish Government at instance of Pope proposes to grant immediate armistice in Cuba. Spanish Government expresses hope that United States will show friendship to Spain by withdrawing warships from Key West. 732
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). do Explains meaning of armistice to insure peace. Asks if armistice suggested by Spain would mean Cuban independence. Disposition of fleet must be left to United States. 732
Mr. Sherman to Mr. Woodford (telegram). Apr. 4 Directed to notify consul-general of steps to take in case of war. 733
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). do Manifesto of autonomy government (copy of which has been received) is not armistice, but very different. 733
205 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. do Confirms telegrams of 4th. Has notified consuls as instructed. 733
Mr. Sherman to Mr. Woodford (telegram). Apr. 5 Intrust legation to British embassy in case of necessity. 734
Mr. Woodford to the President (telegram). do Asks if Queen grants immediate armistice, if President can prevent hostile action by Congress. 734
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford do President appreciates Queen’s desire for peace, but can not attempt influence Congress. His message will be sent in on the 6th. 735
206 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Day do Confirms latest telegrams 735
Mr. Sherman to Mr. Bernabé do Acknowledges note of 3d 737
Señor Bernabé to Mr. Day do Communicates Blanco order suppressing reconcentration in whole island. 737
(Reprinted.) Weyler’s re-concentration order of 1896. 739
207 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. do British embassies at Madrid and Washington will take charge of American interests in event of war. 739
208 Same to same do Confirms telegrams as to British good offices 740
Joint note of six powers in interest of peace. Apr. 6 740
Reply of President do 741
209 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. do Has carried out Department’s instructions to accept British good offices. 741
210 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Day do Confirms telegrams. Proposed armistice 741
211 Same to same do Incloses copy of note to foreign office, stating that President has submitted Cuban question to Congress. 743
212 Same to same do Acknowledges Department’s telegram stating that message will not go to Congress until 11th. 743
213 Same to same Apr. 7 Incloses note to foreign office withdrawing his note of 6th. 744
215 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. Apr. 8 Incloses statement he has given to the press on Cuban situation. 744
216 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Day Apr. 9 Confirms telegram. No change in situation 746
217 Same to same do Confirms telegrams. Spanish Government has granted armistice at instance of Pope and representatives of the powers. 746
[Page XXVI]66 Mr. Woodford to the President (telegram). Apr. 10 In view of telegrams of 9th, hopes nothing will be done to humiliate Spain. That country is going as far as it can to get peace. 747
Señor de Bernabé to Mr. Sherman. do Armistice in Cuba. Spanish Government willing to submit question of Maine to arbitration. 747
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). do Advises him of De Bernabé’s note as to armistice. 749
218 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Day Apr. 11 Confirms Department’s telegram of 10th. Has received no later advices from Spanish Government. 749
Señor de Bernabé to Mr. Day do Incloses Blanco order suspending hostilities 750
Message of the President to Congress. do Situation in Cuba 750
Mr. Sherman to Señor de Bernabé. Apr. 12 Acknowledges memorandum of 10th 760
221 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. Apr. 13 Asks authority to aid American citizens to return to United States in case of war. 760
224 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Day Apr. 14 Confirms Department’s telegram of 13th, giving requested authorization. 761
Mr. Sherman to Mr. Woodford (telegram). do House votes for intervention. Resolution introduced in Senate to intervene for Cuban independence. 761
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). Apr. 17 Senate has passed resolution for intervention. House adjourned to 18th. 761
Same to same Apr. 19 House adopts Senate resolution 762
Mr. Sherman to Mr. Woodford (telegram). Apr. 20 Instructed to present ultimatum demanding relinquishment of sovereignty over Cuba by 23d. 762
Joint resolution do Intervention to free Cuba 763
236 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Day do Confirms telegrams notifying consuls to prepare to withdraw. 763
Mr. Sherman to Mr. Bernabé. do Sends copy of joint resolution and instructions telegraphed to Woodford. 764
Señor de Bernabé to Mr. Sherman. do Asks for passports. Spanish interests intrusted to ambassador of France and minister of Austria. 765
Mr. Sherman to Señor de Bernabé. do Acknowledges note and incloses passports 765
Mr. Sherman to Mr. Woodford (telegram). do Notified of withdrawal of Spanish minister. Instructed to ask for his passports by 23d unless Spain complies with demands. 766
Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman (telegram). Apr. 21 Before he could present demand, Spanish Government notified him of rupture of friendly relations. Asked for his passports. 766
Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman (telegram). do Text of Spanish note notifying him of rupture of relations. 767
Same to same do Text of reply asking for passport 767
241 Same to same do Has placed American interests in charge of British representatives. 767
242 Same to same do Confirms recent telegrams. Incloses note to British chargé, turning over archives, etc., to him. 768

war with spain.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
President’s proclamation Apr. 22 Blockade of Cuban ports 769
Same Apr. 23 Call for volunteers 770
President’s message to Congress. Apr. 25 Recommends adoption of resolution declaring the existence of war. 771
President’s proclamation Apr. 26 War with Spain. Maritime law 772
Same May 25 Second call for volunteers 773
Same June 27 Blockade of southern Cuba and of San Juan, Porto Rico. 773
War decrees of Spain Apr. 23 774
General Orders, No. 492, of the Navy Department. June 20 Instructions to blockading vessels 780
General Orders, No. 101, of the War Department. July 18 Occupation of Santiago de Cuba 783
Same do Capitulation of Santiago de Cuba 784

correspondence with french embassy and austro-hungarian legation in regard to spanish interests.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
The French ambassador to the Secretary of State. Apr. 22 Same subject. Gives parts of the agreement arrived at by the Autsrian minister and himself. Same substance. 785
[Page XXVII] The Austro-Hungarian minister to the Secretary of State. Apr. 22 Joint representation by France and Austria of Spanish interests in the United States during the war with Spain. Gives parts of the agreement arrived at by the French ambassador and himself. 785
The Secretary of State to French ambassador. Apr. 25 Same subject. Reports, terms of arrangement for joint representation; accepts same provisionally; it is understood that such duties have no representative character, but are simply in the light of good offices, and requests a list of Austrian consuls who are to have charge of Spanish interests for communication to local authorities with notice of present arrangement. 786
Same to the Austrian minister. do Same subject. Same substance 787
French ambassador to the Secretary of State. Apr. 26 Same subject. List of Austrain consular officers in the United States charged with the protection of Spanish interests. 788
The Austrian minister to same. do Same subject. Same substance 789
Mr. Thiébaut to Mr. Adee Apr. 27 Capture of Buena Ventura 789
Mr. Adee to Mr. Thiébaut Apr. 28 Same subject 789
Mr. Thiébaut to Mr. Adee do Same subject 790
French memorandum Apr. 29 Sapanish schooner Sofia 790
15 Mr. Moore to Mr. Cambon do Acknowledges note of 26th inst., sending list of consular officers. 790
Same to same May 3 Protection of Spanish interests at Laredo, Tex., and Nogales, Ariz., by Mexican consuls. Incloses notes to and from the legation of Mexico. 791
Mr. Cambon to Mr. Moore May 4 Same subject. It is agreed that correspondence on the subject will be acted on by the embassy. 792
Mr. Moore to Mr. Cambon do Capture of Buena Ventura 792
19 Mr. Day to Mr. Cambon May 7 Spanish schooner Sofia has been captured 792
Mr. Adee to Mr. Thiébaut do Capture of Buena Ventura 793
Mr. Cambon to Mr. Day May 17 Steamship Panama 793
27 Mr. Day to Mr. Cambon May 18 Same subject 793
31 Same to same May 31 Same subject 794
33 Same to same June 9 Imprisonment of Zapatero 794
34 Same to same June 20 Transportation of Spanish passengers on board prize steamers. 794
37 Same to same June 24 Same subject 795
Mr. Cambon to Mr. Day June 25 Same subject 795
Mr. Moore to Mr. Cambon June 29 Same subject 796
42 Same to same June 30 Same subject 796
Mr. Cambon to Mr. Day July 1 Same subject 796
Same to same July 12 Requests list of Spanish officers and men of Cervera’s fleet. 797
Mr. Day to Mr. Cambon July 13 Same subject 797
Same to same do Spanish prisoners, treatment of, on the U. S. S. St. Louis. Incloses letter of Admiral Cervera to Capt. Goodrich, testifying to the excellent. 798
55 Same to same July 20 Imprisonment of Zapatero 798
Mr. Cambon to Mr. Day July 25 Capture of Amapala 799
Same to same July 28 Neutral rights. Neutralization of a spot outside of San Juan, P. R., in which foreigners have taken shelter, has been recognized by the Spanish commander in chief, and French consul proposes to notify American general of the fact. 799
Mr. Day to Mr. Cambon Aug. 2 Same subject. Above has been given to the War Department. 799
74 Same to same Aug. 4 Steamship Amapala, capture of 800
Same to same Aug. 6 Neutral rights. Neutralization of a spot outside of San Juan, P. R., for refuge of foreigners, will, as far as possible, be recognized by Gen. Miles. 800
The French ambassador to the Secretary of State (memorandum). Aug. 15 Peace with Spain. Inquires as to reestablishment of postal service, Spanish trade with the Spanish West Indies, and visit of Spanish steamer to Philadelphia, and United States commissioners. 801
Mr. Moore to Mr. Cambon Aug. 16 Same subject. Evacuation of Cuba and Porto Rico. Names of the United States commissioners for the, incloséd. 801
Same to same do Cable between Manila and Hongkong. Requests to inform Spanish Government that the reestablishment of the, is desired. 801
[Page XXVIII] Mr. Cambon to Mr. Day Aug. 17 Peace with Spain. Discontinuance of the good offices of the embassy is desired by the Spanish Government, which would send one of its consuls in Canada as an unofficial agent to the United States. 802
Mr. Moore to Mr. Cambon do Same subject. Reestablishment of postal service between Spain and her former colonies, importation of supplies in Spanish bottoms, and visit of Spanish steamer to Philadelphia for cargo of oil, will not be opposed by the United States, with the understanding that, the state of war still existing, American vessels will be granted similar privileges, and that importations from the United States into Porto Rico are reserved for American ships. 802
Same to same Aug. 19 Same subject. Discontinuance of good offices of the French Government. Proposal of Spanish Government to send an unofficial agent is too indefinite, and as war, though suspended, is not at an end, the Department prefers to continue relations through the same very acceptable channel. 803
Same to same do Same subject. Protocol, President’s order to sign, and proclamation, inclosed. 804
Mr. Cambon to Mr. Day Aug. 20 Same subject. Acknowledges, with thanks, above. 804
Same to same do Same subject. Acknowledges note of the 19th relative to discontinuance of good offices of the embassy. 804
Same to same do Same subject. Acknowledges note of the 17th repeating replies therein to his inquiries of the 15th. 805
Same to same Aug. 22 Same subject. Discontinuance of the good offices of the embassy. 805
Same to same do Same subject. Evacuation of Cuba and Porto Rico. Names of Spanish commissioners for the, inclosed. 806
102 Mr. Day to Mr. Cambon Aug. 23 Prize courts, appeals from decision of. Provisions of law in regard to, given. 806
Same to same Aug. 24 Peace with Spain. Discontinuance of good offices of the embassy. Replying to note of August 22, refers to Department’s note of the 19th. 806
Same to same do Same subject. Commission for Cuba is ready to proceed to Habana in a United States ship. Removal of mines from that harbor and early reply requested. 807
Mr. Cambon to Mr. Day do Same subject. Above has been cabled to the Spanish Government. 807
Mr. Day to Mr. Cambon Aug. 26 Same subject. Evacuation of Cuba and Porto Rico. The names of the Spanish commissioners for the, have been given to the War and Navy Departments. 808
Mr. Cambon to Mr. Day Aug. 29 Same subject. Commission for Cuba. Spanish Government has ordered removal of mines from Habana, and should wish the commission not to come in a United States war ship. 808
Same to same do Spanish officers returning singly to Spain by way of the United States, asks if there is any objection to. 808
Same to same do Philippines. Hostile acts of the insurgents. Spanish Government asks permission to use Spanish troops now at Manila or to send fresh troops to resist such acts. 808
Same to same do Families of Spanish officers transported by the United States forces from the Ladrones to Cavite. Represents that they are destitute, and urges that they be conveyed by the United States to Cavite. 809
Mr. Moore to Mr. Cambon Aug. 30 Spanish prisoner Jimenez Zapatero has been released, but remains at Fort Monroe for lack of funds. 809
The Secretary of State to the French ambassador. Sept. 1 Spanish prisoners returning to Spain by way of the United States. The Department has no objection to their so returning singly. 809
Mr. Thiebaut to Mr. Moore. Sept. 3 Philippines. Spanish Government hearing of steps taken by United States authorities to send Spanish troops at Manila back to Spain represents that these troops are needed against insurgent expeditions and hostilities and relies upon the terms of the peace protocol for cooperation of United States forces in restraining such hostilities. 810
[Page XXIX] Mr. Moore to Mr. Thiebaut. Sept. 5 Philippines, condition of affairs in. Gives result of Department’s inquiries as to methods relative to Spanish troops, insurgents, and expeditions to other islands than Luzon. United States can not agree to liberate Spanish prisoners or allow the sending of fresh troops to wage hostilities with the rebels, but will use its influence to restrain the latter. 810
Mr. Cambon to Mr. Moore Sept. 6 Peace with Spain. Modus vivendi under which merchant vessels of either country can freely enter ports of the other is accepted by Spain. 811
Mr. Moore to Mr. Cambon do Families of Spanish officers in the Ladrone Islands are not suffering for anything, and their wants, if any, could be supplied by Spanish officials left there. 812
Mr. Moore to Mr. Thiebaut. Sept. 10 Names of United States Peace Commissioners 812
Memorandum from French embassy. Sept. 19 List of Spanish commissioners for treaty of peace. 813
do Sept. 11 Status quo of Philippine Islands 813
Memorandum from Department of State. Sept. 16 Same subject 814
Mr. Thiebaut to Mr. Hay Oct. 4 Same subject 815
Mr. Hay to Mr. Thiebaut Oct. 29 Same subject 817
Memorandum from French embassy. Oct. 11 Evacuation of Cuba 818
Memorandum from Department. Same subject 818

preliminary negotiations for peace.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Government of Spain to the President. July 22 Proposition for cessation of hostilities 819
Mr. Day to Duke of Almodovar del Rio. July 30 Terms upon which peace will be accepted by Government of United States. 821
Duke of Almodovar del Rio to Mr. Day. Aug. 7 Accepts terms of peace 822
Mr. Day to Mr. Cambon Aug. 10 Incloses draft of protocol embodying terms of peace tendered to Spain. 823
Same to same do United States Government will take means to introduce food supplies into Cuban ports upon suspension of hostilities. 825
The President to Mr. Day Aug. 12 Authority to sign protocol on behalf of United States. 825
Mr. Cambon to Mr. Day do Is authorized to sign protocol on behalf of Spain. 825
Mr. Day to Mr. Cambon Aug. 15 Protocol signed. Forces of United States will preserve internal order in Cuba. 826
Mr. Cambon to Mr. Day Aug. 30 Incloses authority for signing protocol on behalf of Spain. 827
Protocol of agreement between United States and Spain. do Embodying the terms of a basis for the establishment of peace between the two countries. 828
Proclamation of the President. do Suspension of hostilities 830
Treaty of peace between United States and Spain. 1899. Apr. 11 Full text 831
Proclamations and decrees of neutrality. 1898. Apr. 28 Argentine Republic 841
Same Apr. 25 Belgium 841
Same Apr. 23 Bermuda 842
Same May 6 Same subject 844
Same May 11 Bolivia 844
Same Apr. 26 Brazil 845
Same Apr. 29 Same subject 846
Same British Guiana 850
Same Apr. 25 Canada 850
Same Cape Town 850
Same Apr. 25 Ceylon 851
Same May 2 China 851
Same May 9 Same subject 852
Same Same subject 853
Same May 14 Costa Rica 854
Same Apr. 29 Danish West Indies 855
Same May 14 Denmark 856
Same May 5 Dominican Republic 857
[Page XXX] Proclamations and decrees of neutrality. May 3 Dutch West Indies 859
Same June 4 Same subject 860
Same June 17 Same subject 860
Same do Same subject 861
Same June 24 Ecuador 862
Same Apr. 27 France 862
Same May 19 Same subject 863
Same May 5 Germany 863
Same May 6 Same subject 864
Same Apr. 23 Gibraltar 864
Same do Great Britain 865
Same do Great Britain 869
Same Apr. 28 Greece 870
Same May 13 Same subject 870
Same Apr. 27 Guatemala 871
Same Haiti 871
Same May 9 Same subject 872
Same Italy 873
Same Apr. 6 Same subject 874
Same Apr. 23 Jamaica 877
Same Apr. 30 Japan 878
Same Apr. 27 Korea 881
Same Leeward Islands 881
Same June 20 Liberia 882
Same Malta 883
Same Mauritius 883
Same Apr. 22 Mexico 883
Same Apr. 27 Same subject 884
Same do Same subject 885
Same Apr. 29 Same subject 885
Same May 4 Same subject 886
Same Netherlands
Same May 3 Same subject 886
Same June 5 Same subject 887
Same Apr. 26 Netherland—India (Java) 890
Same Apr. 28 Same subject 890
Same June 3 Same subject 892
Same Apr. 30 Nicaragua 892
Same May 12 Paraguay 892
Same Apr. 27 Peru 893
Same Apr. 28 Portugal 894
Same Apr. 27 Same subject 894
Same May 17 Roumania 895
Same {Apr. 20 May 2 {Russia 896
Same May 12 Salvador 897
Same {Apr. 30
Apr. 12
}Servia 897
Same St. Lucia 898
Same Apr. 30 Siam 898
Same Apr. 25 Straits Settlements 899
Same Apr. 26 Sweden and Norway 899
Same Apr. 27 Switzerland 899
Same Apr. 23 Turkey 900
Same Uruguay 901
Same May 4 Same subject 901
Same Apr. 29 Venezuela 902
Same June 1 Same subject 902
June 6 Same subject 903

correspondence with the united states peace commissioners.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
The President to the Commissioners. Sept. 16 General instrucions 904
Mr. Day to the President Sept. 28 Arrival of commission at Paris 914
The President to Mr. Day do Asks if commission will need General Greene, who is well informed. 915
Mr. Day to the President do Commission presented to French minister foreign affairs. Will advise later as to General Greene. 915
The President to Mr. Day do Will await request of commission before sending General Greene. 915
Same to same Sept. 29 Congratulations on safe arrival 915
Mr. Day to the President Sept. 30 Reception of commission by President of France. 915
The President to Mr. Day do Sends greeting to President of France 916
[Page XXXI] President Faure to the President. Oct. 4 Reply to greetings 916
Mr. Day to the President Oct. 1 First meeting of commission. Status quo of Philippine Islands. 916
1 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay Oct. 3 United States commissioners decline to join in declaration as to status quo in Philippine Islands. 917
2 Same to same Oct. 4 Opinions of Admiral Dewey as to Philippine Islands. 917
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day Oct. 5 Same subject 917
Same to same Oct. 6 Differences in joint commission for evacuation of Cuba. Instructions of the President. 918
3 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay Oct. 7 Statement of General Merritt as to Philippine Islands. 918
4 Same to same do Reply to telegram of 6th as to differences in Cuban commission. 922
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day do Same subject 922
President to Mr. Day do Cuban evacuation 923
Mr. Day to the President do Same subject 923
6 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay Oct. 8 Same subject 923
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day do Same subject 924
7 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay do Spanish proposal that Cuban debt be transferred with sovereignty of island. United States will decline those propositions. 924
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day do Proposed action approved 925
8 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay Oct. 9 Statement of Foreman on Philippine Islands 925
9 Same to same Oct. 12 Commission will insist on disposition of matters in Articles I and II of protocol before taking up Article III. 927
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day Oct. 13 President directs commission to adhere strictly to terms of protocol. 927
Oct. 14 Transmits telegram from Dewey as to Philippine Islands. 928
10 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay Oct. 17 United States commissioners again decline to assume Cuban debt. 928
11 Same to same do Spanish commissioners request there be no change of status quo in Philippine Islands pending negotiations or development of disorders or depredations by Filipinos. 928
12 Same to same Oct 19 Conference postponed till 21st 929
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day do Telegram from General Otis to Secretary of War on conditions in Philippine Islands. 929
13 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay Oct. 22 Proposal of Spanish commission for United States to assume Cuban debt to be determined by arbitration. United States commission will reject proposal and insist on relinquishment under terms of protocol. 930
14 Same to same do Same subject. United States commission will offer to assume any responsibility to which the United States is already committed by its declarations or conduct. 930
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day Oct. 23 Approves Nos. 13 and 14 930
Same to same Oct. 24 Telegrams from Cuban evacuation commission. Extends time of evacuation. 931
15 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay Oct. 25 United States commissioners in conference insist on nonresponsibility for Cuban debt. Asks instructions as to inserting in treaty article to use good offices with Cuba to pay any debts incurred by Spain for internal improvements. 931
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day Oct. 25 The President does not approve of suggested article. The President desires relinquishment of Cuba strictly on terms of protocol. 932
16 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay do Differences of opinion among commissioners concerning Philippines, Asks explicit instructions. 932
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day Oct. 26 President deems necessary cession of whole archipelago. 935
17 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay Oct. 27 Unless otherwise instructed, commissioners will insert in treaty guaranty to protect life and property in Cuba. 936
17A Mr. Day to the President do Interview of Spanish ambassador with Mr. Reid. Spanish commissioners accept proposals as to Cuba, Porto Rico, and Guam in hope of getting some concession when Philippine question is considered. 936
18 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay do Spanish commissioners having accepted proposals as to Cuba, Porto Rico, and Guam, ask when Philippine matter will be taken up. 937
[Page XXXII] Mr. Hay to Mr. Day Oct. 28 Full cession of Philippines must be made to United States. Leaves terms and methods of procedure largely to commissioners. 937
Same to same (personal) do Instructions as to Philippines has concurrence of members of Cabinet. 938
19 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay Oct. 29 Commissioners will present proposal for cession of group, with provision that United States will assume any indebtedness of Spain for public works or pacific improvements. 938
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day Oct. 30 Approves telegram No. 19 938
Mr. Frye to the President do Danger of a break with Spanish commissioners. Suggests that treaty might sooner be arranged if United States commissioners would offer twenty millions for Philippine Islands. 939
Mr. Hay to Mr. Frye Nov. 1 President concurs in paying to Spain for Philippines any sum which commissioners may deem reasonable. 939
Mr. Day to the President Nov. 3 Commission thinks demand for Philippines can not be based on conquest. 940
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day do President deems destruction of fleet on May 1 conquest of islands. Hopes a treaty may be agreed to on just grounds. 940
Mr. Day to the President Nov. 4 Have not yielded claim by right of conquest. Are doing all possible to secure a treaty. 941
Mr. Davis to the President do Thinks indemnity or commercial security and welfare better ground for claim to islands than conquest. 941
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day Nov. 5 President leaves to commission mode of procedure in demanding cession of group. 941
20 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay do Spanish paper contends that demand for Philippines violates protocol, etc. 942
21 Same to same Nov. 9 American commissioners reply to Spanish paper. State that protocol left sovereignty of Philippines to be determined. 943
22 Same to same Nov. 10 Particulars as to Philippine debt 944
23 The Commissioners to the President. Nov. 11 Views as to Philippines. Individual expressions of opinion of commissioners of concessions to be made to Spain as last resort to securing treaty. 945
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day Nov. 13 Cession of whole group necessary. May pay to Spain ten to twenty million. 948
Mr. Day to the President Nov. 15 Instructions received. Will frame demand in accordance therewith. Suggests in case of rupture full synopsis of correspondence be published. 949
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day do Suggestion approved. But President hopes there will be no break. 949
24 Mr. Moore to Mr. Hay Do Submits final proposal which commissioners will present as to demand for Philippines. 950
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day Nov. 16 Proposal approved 951
Same to same Nov. 18 Dewey telegraphs Panay in possession of insurgents. Foreign citizens ask American aid. 951
25 Mr. Moore to Mr. Hay do Reply of Special commissioners s to last proposal. Contend that United States can not demand Philippines under protocol, which should be interpreted in light of previous interviews. Reviews discussions, of Cambon with President. Propose that refer to arbitration sense of articles 3 and 4 of protocol. American commissioners propose to reply by presenting final demand, as stated in telegram of 15th, No. 24. 951
Mr. Day to the President do Reviews differences of Spanish memoranda of conversations, and those made by him of the interviews. 955
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day Nov. 19 Mr. Day’s memoranda of interviews coincides with President’s recollection. 957
26 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay Nov. 21 Final proposal submitted to Spanish commissioners, as stated in No. 24. Spanish commissioners answered as to construction of protocol. 957
Mr. Day to President Nov. 22 If Spanish commission refuse proposition, they will be informed it was final. 958
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day do Approves proposed action 958
26A Mr. Day to Mr. Hay Nov. 23 Spanish commissioners have promised to reply before 28th. 958
[Page XXXIII]27 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay 1898. Nov. 25 President of Spanish commissioners submits, in lieu of American final proposition, any one of three alternative propositions: (1) Cession for one hundred millions. (2) Cession of Kasaie and Philippines except Mindanao and Sulu. Payment of fifty millions. (3) Cedes Philippine Islands if United States will submit to arbitral tribunal to determine what debts pass with sovereignty. Messrs. Day, Davis, and Reid think commission committed to final proposal. Frye and Reid favor accepting second proposal with payment of twenty millions; but Gray prefers third proposition. 958
28 Mr. Davis to Mr. Hay do States his belief that Spam will accept our ultimatum if we insist on it. 959
29 Mr. Gray to Mr. Hay do Gives reasons why he favors third proposition 960
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day do President instructs the commissioners to adhere to their final proposition declining Spanish alternatives. 960
Mr. Day to Mr. Hay Nov. 27 Erroneous publication in the press 960
31 Same to same Nov. 29 Spanish commission formally accepts final proposition as to Philippines. 961
President to Mr. Day do Thanks commission 961
Mr. Hay to same do Conventional arrangements 961
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day do Asks opinion of commission as to citizenship of inhabitants of Philippines. 961
32 Mr. Moore to Mr. Hay do American commission propose to offer for Kus-aie and cable rights $1,000,000. 962
33 Same to same Nov. 30 Spanish commissioners ask extension of privilege of admission of Spanish merchant ships on equal terms with vessels of United States in Philippines for ten years. To Porto Rico and Cuba American commissioners differ as to propriety of granting this privilege. 962
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day Dec. 1 President thinks it undesirable to grant preferential privileges in Cuba and Porto Rico. 963
35 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay do Same subject 963
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day do Same subject 963
36 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay Dec. 3 Commissioners think unless some preferential privilege is granted to Spain in Cuba and Porto Rico the Spanish commissioners may decline to grant any concession beyond final proposition. 964
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day do President does not approve of any preferential privilege in Cuba and Porto Rico. 964
37 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay Dec. 8 Articles of treaty agreed to. Refused to sell Kusaie 964
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day do Congratulations of President and Mr. Hay 964
Mr. Moore to Mr. Hay Dec. 10 Substance of treaty as agreed upon 964
Mr. Day to Mr. Hay do Treaty signed 8.50 p.m. 965
Mr. Moore to Mr. Hay Dec. 16 American commissioners will reach New York about Dec. 24, sailing on the St. Louis. 966

british representation of american interests in cuba and spain.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
966 Mr. Day to Sir Julian Pauncefote. Apr. 5 Habana. Requests that, in case of trouble between Spain and United States, British consul general may take charge of American property and papers belonging to consulate. 966
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Sherman. do Same subject. Has telegraphed above request to his Government. 966
Same to same Apr. 7 Same subject. British consul-general at Habana has been instructed in accordance with above request. 966
970 Mr. Sherman to Sir Julian Pauncefote. Apr. 8 Same subject. Acknowledges above note 967
554 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay Apr. 6 Same subject. Confirms telegram advising of above correspondence. 967
Mr. Sherman to Mr. Hay (telegram). Apr. 5 Same subject and tenor 967
345 Mr. Hay to Mr. Sherman Apr. 6 Same subject. British Government will authorize their consuls in Spanish territory to take charge of American interests. 967
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passage of united states revenue cutters from the great lakes to the atlantic.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
965 Mr. Sherman to Sir Julian Pauncefote. 1898. Apr. 5 Revenue cutters. Requests permission for pas sage of four, through canals under control of Canadian government. 968
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Sherman. Apr. 7 Same subject. Above request granted 968
972 Mr. Sherman to Sir Julian Pauncefote. Apr. 9 Same subject Thanks for courteous action 968
Sir Julian Pauncefote to the Secretary of State. Apr. 27 Same subject. Permission will not be withdrawn, but vessels should not be furnished with more coal or stores than are necessary to take them to some United States port within easy reach. 969
991 Mr. Adee to Sir Julian Pauncefote. do Same subject. Above terms will be complied with. 969
999 Mr. Moore to Sir Julian Pauncefote. May 4 Same subject. Orders have been given in conformity with his requirements. 970

“privateering;” “neutral ships and cargoes;” and treaty (1795) with spain.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
358 Mr. Hay to Mr. Sherman Apr. 18 Rights of neutrals at sea. Discusses opinions of citizens of Great Britain. 970
Mr. Sherman to Mr. Hay (telegram). Apr. 23 Same subject. States position of United States 971
592 Mr. Moore to Mr. Hay Apr. 29 Same subject. Confirms telegrams in relation to Spanish proclamation. 971
Same to same (telegram) Apr. 30 Treaty. Desires to learn Spain’s attitude in the annulment of. 972
612 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay May 9 Same subject. Confirms telegrams relative to 972
387 Mr. Hay to Mr. Day May 10 Same subject. Spain considers entire treaty abrogated. 973
393 Mr. Hay to Mr. Day May 14 Treaty. Spain will not ackuowledge that whole treaty is not abrogated. Will probably accept an agreement. 973
668 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay June 1 Same subject. Acknowledges above 974

british war vessels in cuban waters during war with spain.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Sherman. Apr. 26 Desires permission for British war vessels to visit Habana and Santiago de Cuba. 974
996 Mr. Moore to Sir Julian Pauncefote. Apr. 30 Facilities will be afforded, in accordance with above request. 974
998 Same to same May 4 Acknowledges note of 3d instant advising that Talbot and Alert have been ordered to Cuban ports. 975

notice to persia of existence of war with spain.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
593 Mr. Moore to Mr. Hay Apr. 29 Proclamation of war. Instruction to communicate same to Persian minister in London. 975
375 Mr. Hay to Mr. Sherman Apr. 30 Same subject. Has carried out above instruction. 975

hongkong-manila cable, closing and reopening of.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day (telegram). May 11 Use of cable forbidden by Spain 976
Mr. Day to Mr. Hay (telegram). May 22 Asks if cable can be landed at Hongkong 976
667 Same to same May 31 Confirms telegram from Mr. Hay stating that he thinks above request will be not granted. 976
412 Mr. Hay to Mr. Day June 1 Incloses note from Lord Salisbury regretting that permission can hot be given to land cable at Hongkong. 977
418 Same to same June 7 The company can not comply with Department’s request to send dispatches from Manila to Hongkong unless secured by a formal guaranty of the United States against loss, etc. 977
Same to same (telegram) July 11 Spanish Government has agreed to reopening of Manila office. 978
[Page XXXV] Mr. Day to Mr. Hay (telegram). 1898. July 12 Instruction to thank Lord Tweeddale for his interest in matter, but postpone consideration of proposal. 979
455 Mr. Hay to Mr. Day July 14 Opening and neutralization of cable. Incloses correspondence relative to. 979
Same to same (telegram) Aug. 17 Company inquires if any objection to their repairing cable between Manila and Hongkong. 980
Mr. Moore to Mr. Hay (telegram). do United States does not object to above proposition. 980
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day (telegram). Aug. 22 Cable open for business 980

american prisoners (constructor hobson et al.) at santiago de cuba.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Moore to Sir Julian Pauncefote. June 21 Incloses correspondence relative to situation of the prisoners. 981
Memorandum from British Embassy. Gives telegram from British consul at Santiago in regard to prisoners. 981
Mr. Moore to Sir Julian Pauncefote. June 23 Thanks for above 981

passage of war ships through suez canal.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
438 Mr. Hay to Mr. Day June 25 Attitude of British Government is that United States are unquestionably entitled to use of canal for war ships. 982
746 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay July 14 Gives Department’s reasons for inquiring about this subject. 983

spanish fleet at port said.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day (telegram). June 29 Spanish fleet can not remain at Port Said more than twenty-four hours, etc. 983

reported intention of spanish fleet to coal at perim.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
725 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay July 1 Confirms telegram instructing to inform British Government that Spanish fleet intends to coal at Perim. 983
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day (telegram). July 2 Every precaution will be taken by British Government to prevent violation of neutrality. 984

spanish privateer reported to be in canadian waters.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Day to Mr. Hay (telegram). July 6 Consul at Vancouver reports Spanish privateer in Gulf of Georgia. 984
Mr. (Day to Sir Julian Pauncefote. July 6 Desires him to bring matter of reported Spanish privateer to notice of Dominion authorities. 984
Same to same July 8 Advises of further information received from United States consul at Vancouver. 984
734 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay do Confirms telegram of 6th instant 985
Same to same (telegram) do Privateer reported to be between Queen Charlotte Sound and Dixons Entrance. 985
737 Mr. Moore to Mr. Hay July 9 Confirms above telegram 985
466 Mr. Hay to Mr. Day July 22 British foreign office states that nothing has been seen or heard of a Spanish privateer in Canadian waters. 985
762 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay July 23 Confirms Mr. Hay’s telegram giving above information. 986
491 Mr. Hay to Mr. Day Aug. 8 British vessel has searched without result for alleged privateer. 986
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protection by british consul at habana op american missionary property.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
1087 Mr. Day to Sir Julian Pauncefote. July 14 Requests that British consul may protect property of Home Mission Board at Habana. 987
1103 Same to same July 26 Thanks for action of British acting consul-general 987
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Day. Aug. 5 British consul at Habana reports attempts to extort money from the Joerg Mission, and his actions in the matter. 987
1125 Mr. Day to Sir Julian Pauncefote. Aug. 9 Acknowledge above 988
1180 Same to same Sept. 14 Conveys thanks of Southern Baptist Convention for courtesy of British officials. 988
1199 Mr. Adee to Sir Julian Pauncefote. Sept. 24 Same subject and tenor 988

return of spanish prisoners to spain.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
955 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay July 19 Neutralization of transports 989
759 Same to same July 20 Confirms Department’s telegram relative to offer of Spanish Trans-Atlantic line for transporting Spanish prisoners. 989
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day (telegram). July 21 British ambassador at Madrid has been instructed to communicate Department’s telegrams to Spanish Government. 990
Same to same (telegram) July 24 Spanish Government are willing to consent to neutralization of transports, etc. 990
472 Same to same July 25 Incloses correspondence in confirmation of above. 991
Mr. Moore to Mr. Hay (telegram). do Advises of conclusion of contract with Spanish Trans-Atlantic Company. 992
Mr. Hay to Mr. Day (telegram). July 25 Spanish Government asks if Transatlantic Company steamer San Augustin can be used to transport wounded. 992
Mr. Moore to Mr. Hay (telegram). July 26 Permission given in accordance with above 992
475 Mr. Hay to Mr. Day July 28 Incloses correspondence with British foreign office relative to return of Spanish troops. 993
494 Same to same Aug. 12 Incloses correspondence with British foreign office relative to return of Spanish sailors held as prisoners at Portsmouth, N. H. 997

funds for relief of american citizens in habana.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Day. July 21 British consul at Habana asks what steps should be taken toward relieving United States citizens who may apply. 998
Mr. Day to Sir Julian Pauncefote (telegram). July 22 Authorizes draft for $2,000 on Department for above purpose. 998
1101 Mr. Moore to Sir Julian Pauncefote. July 23 Confirms above 999
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Day. July 27 British consul at Habana has drawn for $500 999
1115 Mr. Moore to Sir Julian Pauncefote. Aug. 1 Acknowledges above 999
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Day. Aug. 5 Report of British consul at Habana relative to relief of American citizens. 1000
1129 Mr. Day to Sir Julian Pauncefote. Aug. 10 Acknowledges above, and requests conveyance of Department’s appreciation to Mr. Jerome. 1000

report that british cruiser brought spanish officials from habana.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Day to Sir Julian Pauncefote. July 21 Calls attention to report that British cruiser Talbot has brought Spanish officials away from Habana. 1000
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Day. July 22 Has asked report on case from British consul-general at Habana. 1001
Same to same July 26 Has received positive assurance that above report is untrue. 1001
Mr. Moore to Sir Julian Pauncefote. July 30 Acknowledges above assurance, with thanks 1001
[Page XXXVII]483 Mr. Hay to Mr. Day Aug. 5 Transmits check for $1,100 1002

courtesies to united states vessels at hongkong.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
816 Mr. Day to Mr. Hay Aug. 25 Incloses telegrams regarding permission for Admiral Dewey to dock, clean, and paint his vessels at Hongkong. 1002

cubans imprisoned in spain.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Adee. Sept. 19 Transmits petition addressed to British consul at Barcelona, as representing United States Government, by Cubans imprisoned in castle of San Fernando, Figueiras. 1003
1197 Mr. Adee to Sir Julian Pauncefote. Sept. 23 Copy of above petition will be forwarded to the commission charged by this Government with negotiation of treaty of peace between United States and Spain. 1004

Coaling of the helena at bermuda and gibraltar.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
530 Mr. White to Mr. Hay Sept. 26 Incloses correspondence in regard to obtaining permission for the Helena to coal. 1004

united states torpedo boat somers—permission to depart from british port.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
959 Mr. Hay to Mr. White Nov. 19 Instruction to secure permission of British Government for bringing torpedo boat Somers from Falmouth to United States. 1006
601 Mr. White to Mr. Hay Dec. 10 Incloses correspondence relative to granting of above-requested permission. 1006

retirement of senor don enrique dupuy de lome, spanish minister at washington.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Señor Dupuy de Lome to Señor Canalejas. Translation of a letter, probably written about the middle of December, 1897, in relation to attitude of United States in re. Cuban affairs. 1007
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). Feb. 9 Refers to above, and demands recall of Señor Dupuy de Lome. 1008
Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman (telegram). Feb. 11 Resignation of Spanish minister had been asked and accepted. 1008
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). do Instruction to telegraph report on De Lome incident. 1009
137 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. do Report of his action and conversation with Spanish minister for foreign affairs. 1009
Señor du Bosc to Mr. Sherman. do Advises resignation of Señor de Lome and his own resignation as chargé. 1010
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford Feb. 12 Points out objectionable passages in Spanish minister’s letter. 1010
354 Mr. Sherman to Señor du Bosc. do Will be pleased to take up with him the business arising out of his mission. 1010
Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman (telegram). do Report on De Lome incident 1011
Same to same (telegram) Feb. 14 Quotes his communication to Spanish minister for foreign affairs. 1011
140 Same to same do Incloses complete text of note above referred to. 1012
Same to same (telegram) Feb. 17 Señor Polo de Barnabé appointed minister from Spain to United States. 1013
143 Same to same do Reply of Spanish Government to his note of Feb. 14 in regard to De Lome incident. 1013
145 Same to same do Reports acceptance of Señor de Lome’s resignation and appointment of his successor, Señor Barnabé. 1014
146 Same to same do Appointment of Señor Barnabé 1014
147 Same to same do Reply of Spanish Government to note of Feb. 14 in regard to De Lome incident. 1015
[Page XXXVIII] Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). Feb. 18 Above note of Spanish minister of state satisfactorily closes incident. 1016
150 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 19 Has communicated above to Spanish Government. 1016
151 Same to same do Appointment of Señor Barnabé. Has informed Spanish minister of foreign affairs that same is acceptable. 1017
137 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Woodford. Feb. 23 De Lome incident. Complete history of affair 1018
158 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 25 Text of his speech at a dinner given to Señor Polo de Barnabé, the newly appointed minister from Spain to United States. 1020
144 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Woodford. Mar. 1 De Lome incident 1021
169 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. Mar. 8 Same subject 1021
158 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Woodford. Mar. 11 Approves minister’s remarks at dinner to Señor Barnabé. 1022

case of the competitor.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
68 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. 1897. Nov. 17 Incloses correspondence relative to pardon of crew of the Competitor. 1022
82 Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford Dec. 2 Department appreciates motives which prompted act above referred to. 1023
101 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. Dec. 27 Incloses his note to Spanish minister for foreign affairs in line with Department’s instruction No. 82. 1023

destruction of the u. s. s. maine in habana harbor.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
General Lee to Mr. Day (telegrams). 1898. Jan. 12 to 15. Reports rioting and disturbances in Habana 1024
Mr. Day to Mr. Lee (telegram). Jan. 22 Asks what naval vessels of other countries in Habana. 1025
Mr. Lee to Mr. Day (telegram). do “None. Two German naval vessels are expected this month.” 1025
Mr. Day to Mr. Lee (telegram). Jan. 24 Maine will call at port of Habana in day or two. 1025
Mr. Lee to Mr. Day (telegram). do Advises that visit of Maine be postponed six or seven days. 1026
Mr. Day to Mr. Lee (telegram). do Maine will probably arrive at Habana some time to-morrow. 1026
Mr. Lee to Mr. Day (telegram). Jan. 25 Authorities object to the sending of the Maine to Habana. 1026
Same to same (telegram) do Maine arrived 1026
Same to same (telegram) Jan. 25–28 Courtesies to Maine, etc { 1026
1027
Mr. Day to Mr. Lee (telegram). Feb. 4 If the Maine is withdrawn for sanitary reasons, should another vessel be kept there all the time? 1027
Mr. Lee to Mr. Day (telegram). do Thinks no sanitary danger until April or May. A vessel should be kept there constantly. 1027
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). Jan. 24 Instruction to advise foreign minister of visit of Maine to Habana. 1028
128 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. Jan. 25 Instruction above referred to carried out 1028
131 Same to same Jan. 27 Spanish Government appreciate friendly visit of Maine to Habana Harbor. 1028
132 Same to same Jan. 28 Same subject. United States appreciates intended visit of Spanish ships to United States ports. 1029
General Lee to Mr. Day (telegram). Feb. 16 Maine destroyed 1029
142 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. do Conveys sympathy of Spanish Government 1029
13 Señor du Bosc to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 17 Same subject 1030
362 Mr. Day to Señor du Bosc do Acknowledges above 1030
12 Señor du Bosc to Mr. Sherman. do Same subject 1031
359 Mr. Day to Senor du Bosc Feb. 17 Acknowledges above 1031
Señor du Bosc to Mr. Sherman. do Sympathy of city of Habana 1032
[Page XXXIX]361 Mr. Day to Señor du Bosc Feb. 17 Acknowledges above 1032
Señor du Bosc to Mr. Sherman. do Asks audience with President to express sympathy of Spain, etc. 1032
144 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. do Sympathy of Spain 1033
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). do Appreciation of American people for sympathy of Spain. 1033
148 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 18 Same subject 1033
149 Same to same Feb. 19 Same subject 1034
The President to Mr. Woodford (telegram). do Same subject 1034
154 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 23 Same subject 1035
139 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Woodford. Feb. 24 Same subject 1035
170 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. Mar. 8 Same subject 1035
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). Mar. 20 See page 692
Mr. Sherman to Mr. Woodford (telegram). Mar. 26 Board of inquiry finds destruction of Maine due to submarine mine. 1036
Same to same (telegram) do Summary of report of United States Board of Inquiry. 1036
189 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. Mar. 25 See page 698
192 Same to same Mar. 26 Memorandum of Spanish minister of foreign affairs. 1038
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). Mar. 27 Same subject 1040
Same to same (telegram) Mar. 28 President’s message in regard to Maine read in both Houses. 1040
194 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. do Memorandum of Spanish minister of foreign affairs, etc. Incloses correspondence in regard to. 1040
Señor de Bernabé to Mr. Sherman. do Report of Spanish commission on Maine disaster. Transmits extract from. 1044
Mr. Day to Señor de Bernabé. do Report of United States investigating commission. 1045
177 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Woodford. Mar. 31 Same subject 1045
33 Mr. Polo to Mr. Sherman Apr. 2 Testimony taken by maritime authority at Habana in the matter of Maine disaster. 1045
Same to same (memorandum). Apr. 10 See page 747 1046

messages of condolence.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Garcia Meron to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 18 Condolence of Argentine Republic 1046
Mr. del Viso to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 19 Same subject 1046
476 Mr. Jones to Mr. Sherman Apr. 5 Same subject 1046
63 Mr. Tower to Mr. Sherman May 6 Condolences of Austria-Hungary 1047
Count de Lichtervelde to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 18 Condolences of Belgium 1048
90 Mr. Storer to Mr. Sherman Feb. 19 Same subject 1048
Mr. Paz to Mr. Sherman Feb. 18 Condolences of Bolivia 1049
18 Mr. Bridgman to Mr. Sherman. Apr. 16 Same subject 1049
109 Mr. Dawson to Mr. Sherman Feb. 17 Condolences of Brazil 1049
110 Same to same Feb. 21 Same subject 1050
Call of Brazilian minister (memorandum). Feb. 19 Same subject 1051
Mr. Corea to Mr. Sherman Feb. 17 Condolences of Central America 1051
Mr. Gana to Mr. Sherman do Condolences of Chile 1051
26 Mr. Wilson to Mr. Sherman Mar. 4 Same subject 1052
Mr. Wu Ting Fang to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 17 Condolences of China 1052
Mr. Rengifo to Mr. Sherman Feb. 18 Condolences of Colombia 1052
Mr. Calvo to Mr. Sherman Feb. 17 Condolences of Costa Rica 1053
23 Mr. Powell to Mr. Sherman Feb. 28 Condolences of Dominican Republic 1053
43 Same to same Mar. 15 Same subject 1053
Mr. Carbo to Mr. Sherman Feb. 17 Condolences of Ecuador 1054
19 Mr. Sampson to Mr. Sherman Mar. 4 Same subject 1054
19 Same to same Apr. 7 Same subject 1054
179 Mr. Porter to Mr. Day Feb. 21 Condolences of France 1055
184 Mr. Porter to Mr. Sherman Feb. 28 Same subject 1056
301 Mr. White to Mr. Sherman Feb. 19 Condolences of Germany 1056
[Page XL] Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 17 Condolences of Great Britain, Colonies, etc 1057
Same to same Feb. 19 Same subject 1057
Same to same Feb. 21 Same subject 1057
267 Mr. White to Mr. Sherman Feb. 18 Same subject 1057
Same to same (telegram) Feb. 19 Same subject 1061
268 Same to same do Same subject 1061
272 Same to same Feb. 23 Same subject 1063
Same to same (telegram) Feb. 28 Same subject 1064
288 Same to same Mar. 2 Same subject 1064
301 Same to same Mar. 15 Same subject 1065
Mr. Arriaga to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 17 Condolences of Guatemala 1066
Mr. Leger to Mr. Sherman Feb. 16 Condolences of Haiti 1066
Mr. Hatch to Mr. Sherman Mar. 3 Condolences of Hawaii 1066
120 Mr. Sewall to Mr. Sherman Mar. 2 Same subject 1066
126 Same to same Mar. 5 Same subject 1067
131 Same to same Mar. 16 Same subject 1068
Count Vinci to Mr. Sherman Feb. 17 Condolences of Italy 1068
Same to same do Same subject 1069
Mr. Chin Pom Ye to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 18 Condolences of Korea 1069
74 Mr. Allen to Mr. Sherman Feb. 19 Same subject 1069
Mr. Romero to Mr. Sherman Feb. 18 Condolences of Mexico 1070
316 Mr. Clayton to Mr. Sherman Mar. 11 Same subject 1070
332 Same to same Mar. 17 Same subject 1071
341 Same to same Mar. 25 Same subject 1071
355 Same to same Apr. 4 Same subject 1071
79 Mr. Newel to Mr. Sherman Feb. 19 Condolences of Netherlands 1072
80 Same to same Feb. 21 Same subject 1072
17 Mr. Finch to Mr. Sherman Feb. 21 Condolences of Uruguay and Paraguay 1073
Mr. Eguiguren to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 17 Condolences of Peru 1073
99 Mr. Dudley to Mr. Sherman. Mar. 21 Same subject 1074
102 Same to same Mar. 24 Same subject 1074
24 Mr. Townsend to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 17 Condolences of Russia 1075
26 Same to same Feb. 25 Same subject 1075
43 Mr. Hitchcock to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 18 Condolences of Russia 1076
44 Same to same Feb. 24 Same subject 1077
Turkish charge to Mr. Sherman. Feb. 17 Condolences of Turkey 1077
Uruguayan minister of foreign affairs. do Condolences of Uruguay 1077
99 Mr. Loomis to Mr. Sherman. Mar. 15 Condolences of Venezuela 1077
17 Mr. Sherman to Señor del Viso.
Note.—Similar acknowledgments to above were made to the diplomatic representatives of the following countries: Belgium, Bolivia, greater Republic of Central America, Chile, China, Colombia. Costa Rica, Ecuador, Germany, Great Britain, Guatemala, Haiti, Hawaii, Italy, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Russia, Spain, and Turkey.
Feb. 24 Acknowledges condolences of Argentine Republic. 1078
318 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Jones.
Note. —Similar instructions to above were sent to the diplomatic representatives of the United States, accredited to the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, China, Columbia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Great Britain, Guatemala, Haiti, Hawaii, Italy, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Peru, Portugal, Russia, Spain, and Venezuela.
do Instruction to express appreciation of United States for message of sympathy from Argentine Republic. 1078
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outrage on the united states consulate at malaga.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman (telegram). Apr. 16 Mobbing of consulate at Malaga 1079
226 Same to same do Same tenor 1079
Mr. Day to Mr. Woodford (telegram). Apr. 17 Reparation made by authorities 1079
227 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Sherman. do Same subject 1079
229 Same to same do Same subject 1080
238 Same to same Apr. 20 Incloses consul’s report 1080
245 Mr. Woodford to Mr. Day Apr. 28 Incloses further report of consul 1085

turkey.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
54 Mr. Angell to Mr. Sherman. 1897. Dec. 4 Prohibition of admission of proprietary medicines. There is no law; however, prescriptions must be approved by authorities before admission. 1086
59 Same to same Dec. 8 Purchase of real estate in Palestine by foreign Jews. Simon Ben N. Lowenstein refused permission to; however, after representations by legation he has been promised requisite orders. 1103
64 Same to same Dec. 17 Treaty of peace between Turkey and Greece, incloses copy of. 1118
Same to same (telegram) Dec. 20 Firing upon U. S. S. Bancroft at Smyrna. Bancroft, entering Smyrna, fired on with musket balls from fort. On my demand Government apologized, arrests and replaces two officers responsible. Admiral satisfied. Incident closed unless President orders otherwise. 1113
66 Same to same do Same subject. Gives particulars of incident reported in above. Incloses correspondence in regard to. 1113
76 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Angell. Dec. 28 Purchase of real estate in Palestine by foreign Jews. Action reported in No. 59 approved. 1104
78 Mr. Angell to Mr. Sherman. 1898. Jan. 5 Same subject. Promise reported in No. 59 has not been kept. Porte reverts to inclosed note verbale of 1894 which compels purchaser to declare that no Jewish colony will be allowed on land. Incloses correspondence; requests instructions. 1104
89 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Angell. Jan. 11 Protection of Mormon agents. Introductory letter has been issued to Mormon missionaries on representation that church as now constituted is entitled to same protection and treatment as any other. 1112
109 Same to same Feb. 7 Purchase of real estate in Palestine by foreign Jews. Reasons why protocol of 1874 is violated. An effortmight be made to secure right for American Jews to purchase and hold land under reasonable limitations. 1107
141 Mr. Angell to Mr. Day May 31 Judgment of a court against a dragoman of a consular agency. Right to have trial of dragoman at Salonica; attended by representatives of consulate, insisted upon by legation in note inclosed. No further proceedings have been instituted. 1109
147 Same to same June 11 Permits for interior travel are hereafter to be issued by the Palace. Reports of discrimination against American travelers were greatly exaggerated. Ieskeres have been and continue to be promptly delivered. 1095
168 Mr. Day to Mr. Angell June 24 Judgment of a court against a dragoman. Approves position and action reported in No. 141. 1112
179 Mr. Riddle to Mr. Day Sept. 3 Sojourn of Israelites in Palestine. Incloses note verbale from Porte in regard to the prohibition of the entrance of Jews into Turkey. 1086
208 Mr. Day to Mr. Riddle Sept. 13 Same subject. Incloses note from Turkish minister of the 9th instant. 1088
5 Mr. Adee to Mr. Straus Sept. 20 Same subject. Acknowledges No. 179 1088
13 Mr. Hay to Mr. Straus Oct. 14 Same subject. Instructs to ascertain unofficially whether regulations in No. 179 discontinue heretofore granted individual Jews. 1088
11 Mr. Straus to Mr. Hay Oct. 26 Permits for interior travel. Delays in granting. Hopes for a solution of difficulties by council of ministers. 1097
[Page XLII]11 Mr. Strauss to Mr. Hay (telegram). Nov. 7 Exequatur for consul at Erzerum. Sultan’s irade granting the, obtained. 1113
17 Same to same do Relations governing the practice of medicine in Turkey. Incloses same. Dr. Jesse K. Marden admitted to the colloquium. 1101
21 Mr. Straus to Mr. Hay Nov. 16 Permits for interior travel. Refers to No. 11. All obstacles removed. Ieskeres issued on consular application. 1099
23 Same to same Nov. 19 Same subject. Refers to No. 21. Incloses note verbale from the Porte, which he regards as satisfactory solution of the matter. 1099
21 Mr. Hay to Mr. Straus Nov. 21 Sojourn of Israelites in Palestine. Incloses correspondence with consul at Beirut relative to refusal of authorities there to allow Mr. Balzer and wife to land because of Jewish faith. 1089
25 Mr. Straus to Mr. Hay Nov. 22 Same subject. Acknowledges No. 13. Restrictions against Jews do not affect American travelers. 1092
47 Mr. Hay to Mr. Straus Dec. 19 Same subject. Acknowledges No. 25 1094

correspondence with legation of turkey at washington.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Ferrouh Bey to Mr. Day 1898. Sept. 9 Sojourn of Israelites in Palestine. Requests that measures be taken to prevent the departure of groups of Israelites for Turkey. 1087
9 Mr. Day to Ferrouh Bey Sept. 13 Same subject. Departure of persons from the United States can not be restricted by the Executive, but notice of exclusion will be made public. 1087
10 Mr. Hay to same Oct. 11 Passport of Rev. S. L. Beiler. Refusal of Turkish consul in New York to visé. Requests consul be instructed to do so. 1091
Ferrouh Bey to Mr. Hay do Same subject. Consul in New York has been instructed by telegraph. 1092
11 Mr. Hay to Ferrouh Bey do Same subject. Acknowledges above with thanks. 1092
Ferrouh Bey to Mr. Hay Oct. 20 Naturalization of Turkish subjects. Requests that measures be taken to avoid difficulties arising therefrom. 1108
12 Mr. Hay to Ferrouh Bey Oct. 24 Same subject. The judicial act of alien naturalization is beyond the control of the Executive. 1109

uruguay.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Finch to Mr. Sherman. 1898. Feb. 10 Political situation. Provisional government proclaimed. 1121
82 Mr. Finch to Mr. Day Oct. 7 Military service of John Baker Dick. Incloses correspondence relative to desired release of Dick, who claims to be a United States citizen and to have been pressed into the Uruguayan army. 1121
85 Same to same Oct. 13 Same subject. Incloses communication from minister for foreign affairs relative to representations in behalf of Dick. 1123
84 Same to same Oct. 14 Same subject. Incloses statements in support of Dick’s claim to United States citizenship. 1123
Same to same Oct. 22 Same subject. Result of representations: Honorable discharge with full pay for Dick. 1126
Same to same Oct. 24 Same subject. Reviews briefly the whole case for possible future reference. 1127

venezuela.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Sherman to Mr. Loomis (telegram). Apr. 21 War with Spain. Advises him of imminence of. 1129
Mr. Andrade to Mr. Sherman. Apr. 23 Rules of warfare which United States proposes to observe have been communicated to his Government. 1129
Same to same Apr. 25 Blockade of northern coast of Cuba. Acknowledges proclamation. 1129
Mr. Andrade to Mr. Adee Apr. 28 Proclamation of war. Acknowledges receipt 1130
125 Mr. Loomis to Mr. Sherman do Anti-American feeling in Venezuela 1130
126 Same to same do Spanish war vessels. Has asked United States consuls to watch for. 1130
[Page XLIII] Mr. Loomis to Mr. Sherman (telegram). Apr. 29 Small Spanish war vessel cruising lower Caribbean Sea, stopping ships off Little Curaçao. 1130
128 Same to same May 2 Neutrality of Venezuela 1131
Same to same, telegram May 5 Same subject 1131
Same to same, telegram May 14 Spanish war vessels. Various telegrams relative to. 1132
134 Same to same May 18 Publication of false news. Decree in regard to 1132
133 Mr. Day to Mr. Loomis June 3 Same subject 1133
Mr. Loomis to Mr. Day June 7 Enrollment of volunteers and collection of money in Venezuela for Spain. 1134
150 Same to same June 11 Neutrality of Venezuela 1136
140 Mr. Day to Mr. Loomis June 20 Enrollment of volunteers, etc 1136
Same to same, telegram July 5 Spanish Santiago fleet destroyed 1137
153 Mr. Day to Mr. Loomis July 7 Information furnished by United States minister to Venezuelan newspapers. 1137
Same to same, telegram July 15 Surrender of Santiago 1137

case of felipe scandella.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
146 Mr. Loomis to Mr. Day June 7 Arrest and expulsion of Felipe Scandella. Reports the unjustifiable. Incloses note to minister for foreign affairs. Asks what amount of indemnity should be demanded. 1137
156 Same to same June 19 Same subject. Shown by inclosed record to have been illegal. President of Venezuela desires settlement without diplomatic action. 1139
143 Mr. Day to Mr. Loomis June 24 Same subject. Confirms telegram of the 23d. Approves suggestion of informal request for immediate relief. Demand for indemnity, however, can not be authorized without proofs. 1143
Mr. Loomis to Mr. Day (telegram). June 30 Same subject. President of Venezuela informally offers Scandella $1,600 cash, fall reimbursement of property and liberty to return. “May I settle?” 1144
Mr. Moore to Mr. Loomis do Same subject. Accept offer with Scandella’s formal concurrence in settlement. 1144
156 Mr. Day to same July 8 Same subject. Acknowledges No. 156. Department appreciates successful manner in which case was conducted. 1144
169 Mr. Loomis to Mr. Day July 22 Same subject. Reports settlement of case on lines of Department’s instructions. 1144
207 Mr. Russell to Mr. Hay Nov. 7 Same subject. Venezuela is endeavoring to settle without intervention of United States Government. 1145

miscellaneous.

red cross.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Circular 1898. May 13 Relating to adoption by United States of additional articles of Geneva convention as a modus vivendi during hostilities with Spain. 1148

Entrance of neutral men-of-war into blockaded ports.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Note to all foreign representatives in Washington. (Above note was acknowledged, p. 1160, et seq., by representatives in Washington of the following countries: Austria-Hungary, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Germany, Great Britain, Greater Republic of Central America, Guatemala, Haiti, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, Russia, Sweden and Norway. Venezuela.) July 15 Rules in relation to entrance of blockaded ports. 1159
Mr. von Holleben to Mr. Day Aug. 26 Same subject. Gives views of German Government on same. 1167
126 Mr. Adee to Mr. von Holleben. Sept. 28 Same subject. Gives views of United States Government in response to above. 1168
[Page XLIV] Apr. 15 To observe movements of Spanish vessels 1169
Apr. 18 Attitude of United States toward Cuba 1170
Apr. 25 Privateering, United States will not resort to 1170
do Blockade of north coast of Cuba 1171
Apr. 28 Proclamation of war 1171
May 5 Clearance of vessels during war 1172
do Ambulance ship “Solace” 1173
May 12 United States does not find it practicable to avail itself of services of officers of foreign armies. 1174
May 17 Geneva convention. Adoption of additional articles as modus Vivendi. 1174
May 17 Geneva convention. Adoption of additional articles as modus vivendi. 1174
May 31 War decrees of Spain 1174
June 16 Exclusion of foreigners from United States Navy 1174
June 30 Blockade of south coast of Cuba 1175
July 1 Transfer of Spanish ships to neutral ownership 1176
Aug. 18 Peace protocol 1176

international postal congress.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Apr. 21 Orange Free State. Adhesion of 1177
July 15 Ratification by various countries 1177
Sept. 29 Dominican Republic. Adhesion of 1178
Oct. 1 Ratification by various countries 1179
Dec. 17 British colonies. Adhesion of certain 1180
Dec. 22 Ratification by various countries 1180
Dec. 30 Same subject 1181