List of papers, with subjects of correspondence

argentine republic.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
89 Mr. Lord to Mr. Hay 1901. Jan. 12 Passport application of Frank H. Bowers, born in Buenos Ayres of American parents, declined. Argentine law claims as citizens all persons born in the Republic. 1
34 Mr. Hay to Mr. Lord Feb. 25 Same subject. Conflict of jurisdiction had not taken place and Bowers proposed to return to the United States. Passport should have been issued. 2
Mr. Lord to Mr. Hay (telegram). July 5 Political disturbances. Reports that public disorder caused by opposition to bill consolidating public debt has constrained Argentine Government to declare its capital in a state of siege for 6 months, 2
128 Same to same July 11 Same subject. Confirms above telegram and gives full report of unification scheme and consequent disturbances; the bill has been withdrawn by the President, and resignations in his cabinet have followed. 2
Same to same (telegram) July 31 Same subject. Reports that state of siege has been raised. 5
131 Same to same do Same subject. Confirms above telegram, giving particulars. 6
Mr. Hay to Señor del Viso Sept. 14 Announcement of death of President McKinley, and accession of President Roosevelt. 6
President Roca to President Roosevelt (telegram). do Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 6
Mr. Hay to Mr. Lord (telegram). Sept. 17 Same subject. Instructs to acknowledge above telegram. 6

austria-hungary.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Herdliska 1900. Dec. 10 Liability of naturalized citizens of the United States under military and expatriation laws of their native country. Asks views and suggestions as to notice which it is proposed to send to such citizens applying for passports. 7
Circular 1901. Feb. 1 Same subject. Notice to American citizens formerly subjects of Austria-Hungary who contemplate returning to that country. 7
188 Mr. Harris to Mr. Hay Apr. 26 Expulsion of John Richter. Austrian Government advances its right, under the treaty, of expelling naturalized citizens of Austrian birth without limitation of time of sojourn. Incloses correspondence and requests instructions. 8
7 Mr. Hay to Mr. Herdliska July 9 Same subject. Discusses limitations to the right of expulsion under the treaty of naturalization and under the laws of the Empire. As Richter, however, has been allowed to return, his case need not be taken up. 10
10 Mr. Herdliska to Mr. Hay July 10 Passport application of Carl Schimaneck, born in the United States, his father merely having declared his intention to become a United States citizen, and he having lived in Bohemia since he was 4 years old, Submits case for instructions. 11
[Page LVI]10 Mr. Hay to Mr. Herdliska Aug. 20 Passport application of Carl Schimaneck, born in the United States, his father merely having declared his intention to become a United States citizen, and he having lived in Bohemia since he was 4 years old. States that while Schimaneck is by birth an American citizen, his continued residence abroad since childhood, and especially his failure to carry out his declared intention to return to the United States, deprive him of his right to protection and to a passport. 13
Mr. Von Callenberg to Mr. Hay (telegram). Sept. 15 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 14
Mr. Hay to Mr. Von Callenberg (telegram). Sept. 16 Same subject. United States minister to Vienna has been charged to make acknowledgments. 14
Mr. Hay to Mr. McCormick (telegram). do Same subject. Instructs in line with above telegram. 15

belgium.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Townsend 1900. Dec. 10 Liability of naturalized citizens of the United States under military and expatriation laws of their native country. Asks views and suggestions as to notice which it is proposed to send to such citizens applying for passports. 16
Circular 1901. Feb. 5 Same subject. Notice to American citizens formerly subjects of Belgium who contemplate returning to that country. 16
80 Mr. Hill to Mr. Townsend July 29 Arrest and ill treatment of Thomas de St. Bris. Incloses correspondence, and directs investigation and report. 17
96 Mr. Townsend to Mr. Hay Aug. 16 Same subject. Reports that matter has been presented to Belgian Government. St. Bris relinquished his claim for indemnity when informed that he should obtain it though a civil suit. 19
102 Same to same Sept. 13 Same subject. Reports that police officer who made arrest has been reprimanded, and ministry has expressed regrets. Incloses correspondence. 19
Mr. Wauters to Mr. Hay (telegram). Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 23
Mr. Hill to Mr. Wauters Sept. 25 Same subject. Acknowledges above telegram 23
Mr. Hill to Mr. Townsend Sept. 28 Arrest and ill treatment of Thomas de St. Bris. States that the Department is satisfied with the action of the Belgian Government. 22

bolivia.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
265 Mr. Bridgman to Mr. Hay 1901. May 20 Good offices of United States minister in behalf of George Melville, a British subject, imprisoned in Bolivia. Reports in regard to. 24
278 Same to same July 1 Same subject. Reports release of Melville 25
160 Mr. Adee to Mr. Bridgman. Sept. 7 Same subject. Incloses letter of thanks from British secretary of state for foreign affairs. 25
President Pando to Mr. Hay (telegram). Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 26
Mr. Hay to Mr. Bridgman (telegram). Sept. 16 Same subject. Instructs to acknowledge above telegram. 26
306 Mr. Bridgman to Mr. Hay Oct. 28 Massacre of soldiers. Reports punishment of offenders. 26

brazil.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
313 Mr. Bryan to Mr. Hay 1901. Apr. 2 Visit of Brazilian school-ship Benjamin Constant to the United States. Reports intended. 27
21 Mr. Hay to Senhor Brasil Apr. 12 Same subject. States that steps have been taken that the vessel may be received with customary courtesies. 27
22 Same to same Apr. 27 Same subject and tenor 27
[Page LVII]318 Mr. Bryan to Mr. Hay May 2 Missionary troubles. Reports sacking of American Baptist Church at Nictheroy. Incloses correspondence. 28
323 Same to same May 20 Same subject. Damages have been made good by the authorities of Rio de Janeiro. 29
241 Mr. Hay to Mr. Bryan May 31 Same subject. Approves course reported in dispatch No. 318. 30
Mr. Hay to Senhor Brasil June 5 Visit of Brazilian school-ship Benjamin Constant to the United States. States that the President will receive the minister and the officers of the vessel. 28
244 Mr. Hay to Mr. Bryan June 19 Missionary troubles. Sacking of American Baptist Church at Nictheroy. Department is gratified at settlement reported in dispatch No. 323. 30
339 Mr. Bryan to Mr. Hay July 3 Riots in Rio de Janeiro over increase in street-railway fares. Reports in regard to. 30
President Campos Salles to the Vice-President of the United States (telegram). Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 31
Mr. Hay to Mr. Bryan (telegram). Sept. 16 Same subject. Instructs to acknowledge above telegram. 31

chile.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
185 Mr. Lenderink to Mr. Hay 1901. Mar. 25 Passport application of a Porto Rican. Requests instructions. 32
183 Mr. Hay to Mr. Lenderink. Mar. 28 Courtesies of Chilean officials in connection with removal of remains of the late Lieut. S. E. Woodworth, U. S. N. Instructs to convey appreciation of the United States Government. 33
188 Mr. Hill to Mr. Lenderink. Apr. 29 Passport application of a Porto Rican. Passport can not be issued before the status of Porto Ricans is established by the Supreme Court. They are however, entitled to full protection. 32
191 Mr. Lenderink to Mr. Hay May 13 Courtesies of Chilean officials in connection with removal of remains of the late Liout. S. E. Woodworth, U. S. N. Reports having expressed appreciation of United States Government. 34
Señor Morla Vicuña to Mr. Hay. June 26 Visit of Chilean training ship General Baquedano to the United States. Advises of intended. 35
43 Mr. Hay to Señor Morla Vicuña. July 11 Same subject. States that courtesies will be extended by United States officials. 35
Mr. Wilson to Mr. Hay (telegram). July 14 Death of President Errázuriz. Notice of funeral. 36
Mr. Hay to Mr. Wilson (telegram). July 15 Same subject. Instructs to convey President’s sympathy. 36
203 Mr. Wilson to Mr. Hay July 23 Same subject. Reports particulars, and incloses his note of condolence. 37
207 Same to same Aug. 15 Same subject. Incloses reply to his note of condolence. 38
Vice-President Zanartu to the Vice-President of the United States (telegram). Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 38
Mr. Hay to Mr. Wilson (telegram). Sept. 17 Same subject. Instructs to acknowledge above telegram. 38
Señor Infante to Mr. Adee Oct. 9 Visit of Chilean training ship General Baquedano to the United States. Desires permission for the officers of the vessel to deposit, on behalf of the people of Chile, a plaque in Washington monument. 35
51 Mr. Hay to Señor Infante 1902. Jan. 11 Same subject. Expresses appreciation of action outlined in above note. 36

china.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (telegram). 1900. Nov. 14 Foreign settlements. Reports occupation by Russian army of large tract near Tientsin: Belgium also claims large settlement. Has protested. 39
Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger (telegram). Nov. 16 Same subject. Sets forth Department’s views in matter of securing foreign rights at treaty ports. Approves protest reported above. 39
[Page LVIII]199 Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay Nov. 30 Exclusion laws. Case of alleged Chinese student Yip Wah, and others. Protests against Treasury Department’s rulings. Incloses correspondence. 59
163 Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu Dec. 5 Same subject. States that immigration laws do not confer on the President any power to interpose in the matter. 63
200 Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay Dec. 26 Same subject. Refers to his note No. 199, relates new incidents, and insists that it is within the power of the President to see that the treaties, as well as the other laws, are faithfully executed. 64
491 Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay Dec. 31 Foreign settlements. Refers to his telegram of November 14; reports claims advanced by France, Belgium, Austria-Hungary, and Japan to a new or extended concession; incloses correspondence with United States consul at Tientsin and diplomatic representatives at Pekin in regard to the protest of the United States against such action; advocates the acquisition by United States of such a concession after reestablishment of Chinese authority. 39
168 Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu 1901. Jan. 14 Exclusion laws. Case of alleged Chinese student Yip Wah. Treasury Department declines to modify decisions complained of. 65
Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (telegram). Feb. 26 Foreign settlements. Has instructed United States consul at Tientsin to serve notice that tract formerly conceded to the United States must not be seized by any other power. 48
Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger (telegram). Feb. 27 Same subject. Approves action reported in above telegram. 48
551 Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay Feb. 27 Same subject. Incloses correspondence with consul at Tientsin and General Chaffee. 48
169 Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu Mar. 2 Exclusion laws. Refers to Chinese minister’s note No. 200, and states that complaint as to delay in hearing cases is denied by the collector at San Francisco. Requests that charges be made more specific. 65
203 Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay Apr. 11 same subject. Cites several instances, as suggested in above note. 66
172 Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu Apr. 15 Same subject. States that above note has been referred to the Treasury Department. 67
614 Mr. Squiers to Mr. Hay Apr. 22 Foreign settlements. Incloses proclamation of German consul at Tientsin relative to extension of German concession. Interests of United States citizens not being involved, no protest has been made. 52
173 Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu Apr. 23 Exclusion laws. States that acts of officials at San Francisco complained of in Chinese minister’s note No. 203 have been sustained by the Treasury Department, and that mistakes can always be corrected by appeal. 68
640 Mr. Squiers to Mr. Hay May 28 Claims of missionaries. Reports direct settlement of certain claims with Chinese authorities, and makes representations against such method. 97
207 Mr. Wu to Mr. Hill July 6 Claims of Chinese subjects residing at Butte, Mont., on account of boycott of their business. Presents claims and documents in support thereof. 100
355 Mr. Hay to Mr. Squiers July 17 Claims of missionaries. While Department does not favor direct settlements such as reported in dispatch No. 640, and has instructed consuls not to encourage them, it can but accept them when agreeable to the claimants. 98
677 Mr. Squiers to Mr. Hay. July 25 Foreign settlements. Incloses correspondence in regard to transfer of United States concession to the municipality of the British Extra Concession. 52
Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (telegram). Sept. 9 Same subject. Asks if return of former United States concession at Tientsin shall be demanded of Chinese Government. 54
Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger (telegram). Sept. 12 Same subject. States that provisional extension of British municipality to cover former American concession at Tientsin, with complete reservation of American rights, might be arranged. 54
Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay Sept. 18 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 128
Mr. Adee to Mr. Wu Oct. 4 Same subject. Acknowledges above note, with appreciation. 129
[Page LIX]769 Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay Oct. 11 Foreign settlements. Reports that application has been made for revival of former United States concession at Tientsin, and difficulties in the way of carrying out such a plan. Incloses corespondence. 54
776 Same to same Oct. 14 Bond for payment of indemnity demanded of China by the Powers. 129
804 Same to same Nov. 4 Citizenship of Lam Chung Wa, a Chinese naturalized in Hawaii prior to August 12, 1898, and subsequently residing in China. Incloses correspondence. 130
Same to same (telegram) Nov. 6 Death of Earl Li Hung-chang. Reports that it is momentarily expected. 132
Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger (telegram) Nov. 6 Same subject. Instructs to express sympathy with China. 132
Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (telegram). Nov. 7 Same subject. Reports that death occurred November 7. 132
407 Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger Nov. 8 Same subject. Expresses sympathy of the United States. 133
Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay Nov. 8 Same subject. Announces death of Earl Li 133
185 Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu Nov. 11 Same subject. Expresses sympathy of the United States. 133
417 Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger Nov. 27 Foreign settlements. Department is disposed not to press at present the revival of the former American concession at Tientsin, provided assurances are given that the United States, will receive equal favors and facilities with other powers for military purposes when deemed necessary. 58
214 Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay Nov. 28 Exclusion laws. Case of Tong Tseng. Discusses at length the ruling of the Solicitor of the Treasury that the boy is not a student within the intent of the treaty, and asks that it be set aside as violative of treaty stipulations. 68
187 Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu Dec. 3 Same subject. Above note has been referred to the Treasury. 70
188 Same to same Dec. 4 Claims of Chinese subjects residing at Butte, Mont., on account of boycott of their business. While admitting the truth of the wrongs recited in Chinese minister’s note No. 207, holds that the Government of the United States can not be held responsible for the neglect of the aggrieved parties to seek and obtain redress in the courts. 127
218 Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay Dec. 9 Exclusion laws. Complains of alleged harsh and unfair enforcement of, and incloses a memorandum to be submitted to the President. 72
219 Same to same Dec. 10 Same subject. Representations against reenactment as affecting the United States and Territories, and extension to the Philippine Islands. 75
191 Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu Dec. 12 Same subject. The minister’s note No. 218 has been laid before the President. 75
192 Same to same Dec. 14 Same subject. Case of Tong Tseng. The Treasury Department has directed that the boy be permitted to land. 70
220 Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay Dec. 16 Same subject. Expresses appreciation of the course indicated in above note. 71
194 Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu Dec. 18 Same subject. The minister’s note of the 10th instant has been referred to Congressional committees. 97
429 Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger. Dec. 21 Citizenship of Lam Chung Wa, a Chinese naturalized in Hawaii prior to August 12, 1898, and subsequently residing in China. Approves course reported in dispatch No. 804. 132
196 Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu Dec. 30 Exclusion laws. Case of Tong Tseng. The minister’s note No. 220 has been communicated to the Treasury Department. 71

colombia.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
President Marroquin to President Roosevelt (telegram). 1901. Sept. 23 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 134
President Roosevelt to President Marroquin (telegram). Sept. 23 Same subject. Cordially acknowledges above telegram. 134
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denmark.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
194 Mr. Swenson to Mr. Hay 1901. Mar. 13 Citizenship of Lars Chris, Jensen. Effect of his naturalization in the United States on his former allegiance to Denmark. 135
197 Same to same Mar. 26 Military service case of Sören L. Sörensen. Reports on. 136
Circular Apr. 10 Liability of naturalized citizens of the United States under military and expatriation laws of their native country. Notice to American citizens formerly subjects of Denmark who contemplate returning to that country. 139
113 Mr. Hay to Mr. Swenson Apr. 12 Military service case of Sören L. Sörensen. Approves course reported in dispatch No. 197. 139
204 Mr. Swenson to Mr. Hay May 10 Permission for Mormon missionary to visit Denmark. Reports that ministry granted. 140
117 Mr. Hill to Mr. Swenson May 23 Same subject. Approves course reported in above dispatch. 141
Mr. Brun to Mr. Hay (telegram). Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 142
Mr. Swenson to Mr. Hay (telegram). Sept. 16 Same subject 142
Mr. Hay to Mr. Swenson (telegram). Sept. 17 Same subject. Directs to make proper acknowledgments. 142

dominican republic.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Señor Vasquez to Mr. Hay (telegram). 1901. Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 143
Mr. Hill to Señor Vasquez. Sept. 25 Same subject. Acknowledges above telegram with appreciation. 143

ecuador.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
168 Mr. Hay to Mr. Sampson 1901. Apr. 10 Registry and educational laws of Ecuador. Requests information in regard to. 144
249 Mr. Sampson to Mr. Hay May 10 Same subject. Reports passage and provisions of. 144
Mr. Carbo to Mr. Hay. Sept. 12 International policy of Ecuador. Transmits declaration of. 145
President Plaza to the Vice-President of the United States (telegram). Sept. 15 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 146
Mr. Hay to Mr. Sampson (telegram). Sept. 17 Same subject. Instructs to gratefully acknowledge above. 146
31 Mr. Hay to Señor Carbo Sept. 20 International policy of Ecuador. Acknowledges declaration in minister’s note of 12th instant with pleasure. 145

france.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Cambon to Mr. Hay 1901. Jan. 7 Claim of Marty & D’Abbadie, on account of detention of steamship Sullberg at Manila. Presents claim with documents in support of same. 147
Circular Jan. 21 Liability of naturalized citizens of the United States under military and expatriation laws of their native country. Notice to American citizens formerly citizens of France who contemplate returning to that country. 153
879 Mr. Hay to Mr. Porter Mar. 6 Courtesies to U. S. S. Annapolis by commandant of French naval station at Algiers. Instructs to express thanks for. 154
Mr. de Margerie to Mr. Hay. Aug. 3 Courtesies to United States military attaché at French grand autumn maneuvers. Transmits invitation for an officer to attend. 154
417 Mr. Adee to Mr. de Margerie Aug. 13 Same subject. Accepts above invitation 155
Mr. Declassé to Mr. Hay (telegram). Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 156
Mr. Hay to Mr. Declassé Sept. 16 Same subject. Acknowledges above telegram with thanks. 156
938 Mr. Hill to Mr. Vignaud Oct. 14 Courtesies to United States military attaché at French grand autumn maneuvers. Instructs to express thanks for. 155
[Page LXI]425 Mr. Hay to Mr. de Margerie. Nov. 2 Claim of Marty & D’Abbadie, on account of detention of steamship Sullberg at Manila. Discusses the claim and, in view of the facts as reported by the proper authorities in the Philippines, declines to entertain it. 151
899 Mr. Vignaud to Mr. Hay do Courtesies to United States military attaché at French grand autumn maneuvers. Has conveyed thanks of Government of the United States to that of France. 156
902 Same to same Nov. 5 Right of expatriation denied Emile Robin, who, although he had served his term of active service in the army, became naturalized without the authority of the French Government, which, therefore, refuses to strike his name off the rolls of the reserve. 156

germany.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
1510 Mr. White to Mr. Hay 1901. Jan. 17 Expulsion of Max Friedrich Schaaf. Reports having secured extension of time. 158
Circular Jan. 23 Liability of naturalized citizens of the United States under military and expatriation laws of their native country. Notice to American citizens formerly, subjects of Germany who contemplate returning to that country. 160
1159 Mr. Hay to Mr. White Feb. 5 Expulsion of Max Friedrich Schaaf. Recites that Schaaf was brought to the United States when 10 years old. The contention that emigration was for the purpose of evading military service may be licit in certain specified cases, but the United States would regret to see it applied to all cases of naturalized citizens who emigrated during minority. 158
Mr. von Holleben to Mr. Hay. Feb. 9 Consular convention (Article XII) of 1871 between the United States and Germany. Complains that United States marshal at Philadelphia violated, in libeling German steamer Assyria without previous notice to consul 161
1535 Mr. White to Mr. Hay Feb. 14 Expulsion of Morman missionaries from Germany. Reports that request of embassy that they be allowed to remain on ceasing to proselytize was denied. 165
1542 Same to same Feb. 16 Expulsion of Max Friedrich Schaaf. Reports attitude of German Government in regard to the expulsion of naturalized citizens who have not performed military service. 159
561 Mr. Hay to Mr. von Holleben. Feb. 23 Consular convention (Article XII) of 1871 between the United States and Germany. States that the minister’s note of February 9 has been given to the Department of Justice, which has issued suitable instructions. 162
565 Same to same Mar. 1 Same subject. States that the libeling of vessels and service of writs do not, in the opinion of the Attorney-General, come within the language or intent of Article XII of the convention. 162
Mr. Hay to Mr. White (telegram). Mar. 8 Attempt on German Emperor’s life at Bremen. Instructs to convey President’s sympathy and congratulations on His Majesty’s escape. 166
1565 Mr. White to Mr. Hay Mar. 9 Same subject. Reports having complied with above instructions. 166
1574 Mr. Jackson to Mr. Hay Mar. 16 Same subject. Reports that German ambassador at Washington has been instructed to convey appreciation to the United States Government. 166
Mr. von Holleben to Mr. Hay. Mar. 29 Same subject. Conveys thanks of Imperial Government for sympathy of United States Government. 167
1589 Mr. Jackson to Mr. Hay Mar. 30 Military-service cases of Ladislaus Golus, Xaver Sylvester Balz, Michael, Nicholas, and Mathias Gent, Henry Kauffmann, and Alfred Nachtigall. Report on. 167
1604 Same to same Apr. 13 Consular immunities. Liability of employees of United States consulates to German compulsory insurance tax. Submits question for instructions. 172
Memorandum from German embassy. Apr. 16 Citizenship of a child born in the United States and taken abroad during its minority. Cites precedents and asks concerning a decision of the Treasury Department excluding such children as alien immigrants. 174
[Page LXII]1189 Mr. Hay to Mr. Jackson Apr. 16 Restrictions on sojourn in their country of origin of Germans naturalized in the United States. Incloses dispatches from consulate-general at Frankfort, and requests report as to whether unrestricted residence is permitted former German subjects naturalized in other countries than the United States. 175
1196 Mr. Hill to Mr. White Apr. 30 Consular immunities. Liability of employees of United States consulates to German compulsory insurance tax. Consuls are exempt, but employees are not. Consuls should be advised to pay, and arrange with employees for reimbursement. 173
1624 Mr. White to Mr. Hay May 4 Restrictions on sojourn in their country of origin of Germans naturalized in the United States, Incloses Secretary Jackson’s report stating that order restricting right of sojourn is one of old standing and attention has been merely again called to it; that the United States is the only country with which Germany has a naturalization treaty, and the only one extending protection to naturalized citizens returning to their native country. 177
1205 Mr. Hill to Mr. White May 21 Passport applications of persons born in the United States. Production of certificate of father’s naturalization not to be required. 178
Memorandum to German embassy. May 27 Citizenship of a child born in the United States and taken abroad during its minority. States that Treasury decision referred to in embassy’s memorandum of April 16 has been overruled. 175
1210 Mr. Hill to Mr. White June 14 Citizenship of a son born of American parents temporarily sojourning in Germany. Desires German Government to recognize as American. 179
1660 Mr. White to Mr. Hay July 1 Military-service cases of Sigmund Meyers (Mayer), Diedrich Ebken, Gustav A. Seitz, Louis Wiess, (John) Jacob Häberle, Robert H. Just, Siegmund Stern, and Max Kuechlin. Report on. 168
1665 Same to same July 10 Fine on Paul N. Friedlaender for “unauthorized” emigration. Reports that Friedlaender was regularly naturalized, and the embassy holds that the fine should be remitted as of right under the treaty and circulars of Prussian ministry of justice. German Government insists that a petition for pardon must first be filed through the embassy. 180
1672 Same to same July 18 Kaiser Wilhelm Canal. Passage of United States naval vessels through. 184
1230 Mr. Hill to Mr. White July 26 Fine on Paul N. Friedlaender for “unauthorized” emigration. States that in the light of the treaty and of usual law, a foreign government can treat its own subjects according to its own laws, and the judgment referred to in dispatch No. 1665 is not unlawful though it may be erroneous in point of fact. It is for the aggrieved party to produce proof of error and ask that the judgment be set aside, and while the embassy should not be burdened with such cases, it is entirely proper that it should give its good offices. 181
Mr. White to Mr. Hay (telegram) Aug. 5 Death of the Dowager Empress Queen Frederick. Announces. 185
Same to same (telegram) Aug. 6 Same subject. Reports that funeral is to be private. 185
The President to the German Emperor (telegram). do. Same subject. Tenders condolences 186
1690 Mr. White to Mr. Hay Aug. 8 Same subject. Confirms his telegrams noted above. 185
Count von Quadt to Mr. Hay do Same subject. Announces 186
635 Mr. Adee to Count von Quadt. Aug. 13 Same subject. States that condolences have been sent through United States embassy at Berlin. 186
1703 Mr. White to Mr. Hay Aug. 14 Same subject. Account of funeral, which was attended by the diplomatic corps. 186
1721 Same to same Sept. 5 Expiatory mission of Prince Tschun. Reports, and transmits newspaper account of. 187
The German Emperor to the Secretary of State (telegram). Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 189
Mr. Hay to Mr. White (telegrams). Sept. 16 Same subject. Instructs to acknowledge above. 189
[Page LXIII]1740 Mr. Jackson to Mr. Hay Sept. 25 Opening of the port of Emden. Reports. 190
1743 Same to same Sept. 30 Military-service cases of Nick Britten, Lawrence M. Metzger, Herrmann E. Meisner, Friedrich Koch, and August Meyer. Report on. 170
Count von Quadt to Mr. Adee. do Visit of German schoolships Moltke and Stein to United States, Cuban, and Porto Rican ports. Announces intended. 190
565 Mr. Adee to Count von Quadt. Oct. 8 Same subject. Usual courtesies will be extended to the vessels. 190
1765 Mr. Jackson to Mr. Hay Oct. 19 Kaiser Wilhelm Canal. Reports that the canal has been used to advantage by United States war vessels. Suggests that vessels of the highest type be sent. 184
1772 Same to same Oct. 24 Citizenship of a son born of American parents temporarily sojourning in Germany. There is nothing to prevent the young man making a prolonged stay in Germany. 179
1773 Same to same Oct. 25 Efforts to divert German emigration from North I America to German colonies and South America. Reports. 191
Count von Quadt to Mr. Hay. Nov. 8 Consular Convention (Article XII) of 1871. States, in reply to Department’s note No. 565, that the opinion of the Attorney-General that an attachment of a merchant vessel does not come within the requirement of previous notice to the German consul can not be accepted by the German Government. Cites precedents and notes from the Department acceding to that position, and explains that notification in urgent cases may be made immediately after entering upon execution of judgment. 163
1791 Mr. White to Mr. Hay Nov. 20 German Emperor’s response to the President’s message of good will. Reports. 191
1272 Mr. Hay to Mr. Jackson Dec. 7 Courtesies to United States naval attaché in Germany. Instructs to express thanks. 192
Promemoria from German embassy. Dec. 11 Difficulty of Germany with Venezuela. Recites long-standing grievances of German claimants and, while dislaiming acquisition of territory, announces possibility of resort to coercive measures. 192
Memorandum from German and Russian embassies. Dec. 12 Anarchists. Suggests concurrent legislation and Executive action to check the progress of propaganda and crimes. 196
Mr. Hay to Mr. von Holleben. Dec. 16 Difficulty of Germany with Venezuela. Incloses memorandum reciting the position of the United States on the Monroe doctrine as expressed by the President in his annal message, and upon the assurances of the German Government that no acquisition of territory is contemplated the President does not consider himself called upon to enter into a consideration of the. 195
Same to same do Anarchists. Incloses memorandum in reply to that of December 12, of the German and Russian ambassadors in regard to restrictive measures, and gives a synopsis of the position of the President and of the Congress on the Question. 197
Promemoria from German embassy. Dec. 20 Difficulty of Germany with Venezuela. States that, in case coercive measures become necessary, a peace blockade of Venezuelan harbors would have to be instituted without a declaration of war preceding it. 196
1814 Mr. White to Mr. Hay Dec. 31 Military-service case of Karl Kammerer. Report on. 171
707 Mr. Hay to Mr. von Holleben. 1902. Jan. 6 Consular Convention (Article XII) of 1871. States that Attorney-General adheres to his predecessor’s opinion that attachments of vessels do not require previous notice to consuls. Incloses letter of Department of Justice. 164

great britain.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Memorandum from British embassy. 1900. May 26 Filipino seamen. Inquires if they are entitled to claim American citizenship. 199
Same May 31 Rights of British subjects in Cuba. Inquires as to views of the United States Government in regard to. 225
[Page LXIV] Memorandum to British embassy. July 19 Filipino seamen. Attorney-General desires definite information before replying to query propounded in memorandum of May 26 from British embassy. 199
Memorandum from British embassy. Aug. 13 Same subject. Cites specific instances on which inquiry above referred to was based. 200
424 Mr. Choate to Mr. Hay Nov. 10 Exclusion of British and Australasian vessels from trade between the United States and Hawaii. Incloses letter from the agent-general of New South Wales making representations against. 201
526 Mr. Hill to Mr. Choate 1901. Jan. 7 Protection of American interests by British consul in the Kongo Free State. Desires that British Government give authority for. 205
527 Same to same Jan. 8 Exclusion of British and Australasian vessels from trade between the United States and Hawaii. Incloses letter from the Secretary of the Treasury giving reasons for. 202
484 Mr. Choate to Mr. Hay Jan. 14 Passport applications of persons claiming United States citizenship through naturalization of parents. Cites case of Charles Muchnic, who was unable to produce his father’s certificate of naturalization, and requests instructions. 206
22 Lord Pauncefote to Mr. Hay Jan. 22 Death of Queen Victoria. Announcement of 208
The President to the King of England (telegram). do Same subject. Condolences 209
Mr. Hay to Mr. Choate (telegram.) do Same subject. Directs to express condolences. 209
Same to same (telegram). Jan. 23 Same subject. Communicates resolution of sympathy of House of Representatives. 209
490 Mr. Choate to Mr. Hay do Same subject. Reports in regard to, and also as to having expressed sympathy of the United States. 210
2055 Mr. Hay to Lord Pauncefote do Same subject. Acknowledges announcement of, and expresses sympathy, etc. 210
492 Mr. Choate to Mr. Hay Jan. 26 Accession of Edward VII. Reports 213
536 Mr. Hay to Mr. Choate Jan. 29 Death of Queen Victoria. Transmits Senate resolution relating to. 211
44 Lord Pauncefote to Mr. Hay. Feb. 4 Exclusion of Chinese persons from the Philippine Islands. Inquires as to decision of the United States in the matter of. 213
540 Mr. Hay to Mr. Choate Feb. 5 Passport applications of persons claiming United States citizenship through naturalization of parents. States that while certificate of naturalization of parents is generally required in order to prevent fraud and abuses, a passport previously issued by the Department, which always demands production of such certificates, may be accepted as sufficient evidence, and, on rare occasions, even secondary proof may be received. 207
496 Mr. Choate to Mr. Hay Feb. 6 Death of Queen Victoria. Report in regard to funeral. 211
497 Same to same do Same subject. Incloses Lord Lansdowne’s acknowledgment of House resolution. 212
503 Same to same Feb. 8 Protection of American interests by British consul in the Kongo Free State. Reports that British Government will authorize. 205
511 Same to same Feb. 16 Death of Queen Victoria. Incloses Lord Landsdowne’s acknowledgment of Senate resolution. 212
Memorandum to British embassy. Feb. 28 Filipino seamen. States that Attorney-General holds that they “are not citizens of the United States within the meaning of any statutes concerning seamen or any other statute or law of the United States.” 200
Memorandum prepared by the premier of New Zealand left by Lord Pauncefote at the Department of State. Mar. 1 Exclusion of British and Australasian vessels from trade between the United States and Hawaii. Representations against. 203
Memorandum to British embassy. Mar. 2 Rights of British subjects in Cuba. States that the United States Government does not regard existing treaties as embodying, but that such rights are governed by the alien law of 1870. Incloses opinion of the Attorney-General. 225
2114 Mr. Hay to Lord Pauncefote. Mar. 20 Exclusion of British and Australasian vessels from trade between the United States and Hawaii. States that matter complained of in memorandum of March 1 is regulated by law and can not be remedied by the Executive. 204
[Page LXV]81 Lord Pauncefote to Mr. Hay Mar. 26 Visit of U. S. S. Brooklyn to Australia and New Zealand on occasion of tour of Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York. Communicates invitation. 214
Mr. Hay to Lord Pauncefote do Erection of tablet in memory of Frederick W. Ramsden, late British consul-general at Santiago de Cuba. Advises of. 215
2130 Same to same Apr. 5 Visit of U. S. S. Brooklyn to Australia and New Zealand on occasion of tour of Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York. Advises of intended. 214
542 Mr. Choate to Mr. Hay Apr. 12 Claims of United States citizens v. Great Britain on account of deportation from South Africa. Incloses announcement of appointment of commission to investigate. 216
Treaty, supplementary text of. Apr. 22 Extradition between the United States and Great Britain. 222
101 Lord Pauncefote to Mr. Hay Apr. 24 Erection of tablet in memory of Frederick W. Ramsden, late British consul-general at Santiago de Cuba. Communicates gratitude of British Government. 216
102 Same to same do Visit of U. S.’S. Brooklyn to Australia and New Zealand on occasion of tour of Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York. Expresses gratification at intended, and asks if vessel will visit New Zealand 215
2148 Mr. Hill to Lord Pauncefote. May 7 Exclusion of Chinese persons from the Philippine Islands. States that exclusion applies to all Chinese, whether British or Chinese subjects; the measure is a military one, and not a consequence of the United States exclusion laws. 214
2150 Same to same May 9 Visit of U. S. S. Brooklyn to Australia and New Zealand on occasion of tour of Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York. States that the vessel will visit New Zealand. 215
644 Mr. Hill to Mr. Choate May 29 Protection by United States consul of British interests in the Azores. If agreeable to the British Government, the Deparment gives its Permission. 224
599 Mr. Choate to Mr. Hay June 21 Protection of American interests by British consul in the Kongo Free State. Incloses note from Lord Lansdowne suggesting that the Government of the Kongo Free State be notified of. 205
598 Same to same June 22 Protection by United States consul of British interests in the Azores. Incloses note from Lord Lansdowne conveying thanks for. 224
668 Mr. Hay to Mr. Choate. July 9 Protection of American interests by British consul in the Kongo Free State. States that the Government of the Kongo Free State has been notified of. 206
669 Same to same July 10 Courtesies shown U. S. S. Hartford in Scotland. Instructs to convey thanks for. 23
640 Mr. Choate to Mr. Hay Aug. 14 Award by Great Britain of £600 to Charles Lilly-white, a naturalized United States citizen, on account of his arrest, false imprisonment, and deportation from New Zealand to England. Reports on and incloses correspondence in regard to Lillywhite’s petition. 23
708 Mr. Adee to Mr. Choate Aug. 27 Same subject. Instructs to present petition. 234
Mr. Lowther to Mr. Hay (telegram). Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 237
Mr. Hill to Mr. Lowther Sept. 25 Same subject. Acknowledges above telegram with appreciation. 237
Mr. White to Mr. Hay (telegram). Oct. 26 Claims of United States citizens v. Great Britain on account of deportation from South Africa. Reports offer of £6,000 in settlement of. 217
Mr. Hay to Mr. White (telegram). do Same subject. Directs acceptance of above offer. 217
694 Mr. White to Mr. Hay Oct. 29 Same subject. Reports in regard to acceptance of British offer, and incloses correspondence with Mr. Crane, attorney for United States claimants. 217
712 Same to same Nov. 23 Same subject. Incloses report of Mr. Crane in regard to. 219
714 Same to same Nov. 25 Award by Great Britain of £600 to Charles Lilly-white, a naturalized United States citizen, on account of his arrest, false imprisonment, and deportation from New Zealand to England. Incloses note from Lord Lansdowne offering. 234
[Page LXVI]721 Mr. White to Mr. Hay Dec. 10 Award by Great Britain of £600 to Charles Lilly-white, a naturalized United States citizen, on account of his arrest, false imprisonment, and deportation from New Zealand to England. Incloses letter from Lillywhite’s attorney suggesting that amount of award be increased. 235
Treaty, interoceanic canal. Dec. 19 Reprint of Senate Doc. No. 85, Fifty-seventh Congress, first session, containing the Clayton-Bulwer treaty, the Hay-Pauncefote treaty, with amendments thereto by the Senate at the Fifty-sixth session of Congress, and the treaty that was ratified on December 16, 1901. 237
Mr. White to Mr. Hay (telegram). Dec. 20 Award by Great Britain of £600 to Charles Lilly-white, a naturalized United States citizen, on account of his arrest, false imprisonment, and deportation from New Zealand to England. States that Lillywhite is willing to accept, and asks instructions. 235
726 Same to same do Same subject. Confirms above telegram, and incloses letters authorizing acceptance. 236
Mr. Hay to Mr. White (telegram). Dec. 21 Same subject. Directs to accept proposed settlement and hand amount over to Lillywhite against full receipt. 236

greece.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Circular 1901. Jan. 31 Liability of naturalized citizens of the United States under military and expatriation laws of their native country. Notice to American Citizens formerly subjects of Greece who contemplate returning to that country. 247
26 Mr. Francis to Mr. Hay July 13 Military-service case of Louis (Leonidas) Economopoulos. Reports that while declining to strike Economopoulos’s name from the rolls, Greek Government has ordered his discharge. Incloses text of notes exchanged with minister for foreign affairs. 247
Same to same July 18 Same subject. Incloses letter of thanks from Economopoulos. 249
Minister for foreign affairs to Mr. Hay (telegram). Sept. 15 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 249
Mr. Hay to the minister for foreign affairs (telegram). Sept. 16 Same subject. Acknowledges above telegram. 249
39 Mr. Francis to Mr. Hay Nov. 22 Riot at Athens caused by the translation of the Bible into vulgar Greek. Reports. 250
45 Same to same Dec. 9 Same subject. Reports that reading of the translation is prohibited by the Greek Church on pain of excommunication. 251

guatemala and honduras.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
299 Mr. Hay to Mr. Hunter 1900. Nov. 27 Confiscation of silver coin which Siegfried Koenigsberger attempted to smuggle out of Guatemala. Incloses report of consul-general at Guatemala, reviews case, and instructs, if seizure was unlawful, to request prompt restitution. 252
519 Mr. Hunter to Mr. Hay 1901 Mar. 16 Same subject. Reports that Koenigsberger was taken in the act of attempting to smuggle the money out of the country and was fortunate to escape punishment. Incloses laws and decrees, and states that German and British ministers declined to interfere in similar cases. 256
333 Mr. Hay to Mr. Hunter Apr. 9 Same subject. Department agrees that seizure was in accordance with Guatemalan law, and has so informed Koenigsberger. 260
The President of Guatemala to the President of the United States (telegram). Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 260
Mr. Hay to Mr. Hunter (telegram). Sept. 17 Same subject. Instructs to appropriately acknowledge. 260
Mr. Bailey to Mr. Hay (telegram) Sept. 18 Same subject. Transmits condolences of Government of Honduras. 261
Mr. Adee to Mr. Bailey Oct. 9 Same subject. Instructs to appropriately acknowledge. 261
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haiti.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Protocol 1899. Oct. 18 Claim of John D. Metzger & Co. v. Haiti. Agreement to submit to arbitration. 262
432 Mr. Adee to Mr. Battiste 1900. Sept. 17 Tonnage dues on American vessels. Incloses letter of Treasury Department, and instructs to inquire whether higher tonnage dues will be imposed on American vessels carrying merchandise of French origin than on French vessels; and invites attention to article 10 of the treaty of 1864. 276
Award of arbitrator. Sept. 27 Claim of John D. Metzger & Co. v. Haiti 264
822 Mr. Battiste to Mr. Hay Oct. 10 Tonnage dues on American vessels. Reports that Haitian Government holds that most-favored-nation clause does not hold as regards reciprocity treaties. Incloses note of minister for foreign relations. 277
860 Mr. Powell to Mr. Hay 1901. Jan. 26 Citizenship of Julienne Guilloid, born in Haiti of a mulatto, former resident of Louisiana. Submits question for Department’s ruling. 279
452 Mr. Hill to Mr. Powell Feb. 8 Tonnage dues on American vessels. States that under Article X of the treaty of 1864 American vessels are entitled to same rates when carrying French goods as French vessels are, and any higher charges will be reclaimed. 278
883 Mr. Powell to Mr. Hay Feb. 18 Same subject. Incloses copy of note to Haitian foreign office, in accordance with above instruction. 278
455 Mr. Hill to Mr. Powell Feb. 20 Citizenship of Julienne Guilloid, born in Haiti of a mulatto, former resident of Louisiana. In view of circumstances recited in dispatch No. 860, his refusal to register Guilloid is approved. 280
458 Mr. Hay to Mr. Powell Mar. 1 Tonnage dues on American vessels. Acknowledges dispatch No. 883, and instructs to continue to press the matter. 279
Mr. Léger to Mr. Hay Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 280
Mr. Hill to Mr. Léger Sept. 25 Same subject. Acknowledges above, with appreciation. 281

italy.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Circular 1901. Mar. 18 Liability of naturalized citizens of the United States under military and expatriation laws of their native country. Notice to citizens formerly subjects of Italy who contemplate returning to that country. 282
Signor Carignani to Mr. Hay July 15 Lynching of persons of Italian origin at Erwin, Miss. Gives names of victims and asks that necessary steps be taken for an official investigation and prosecution of the offenders. 283
687 Mr. Hay to Signor Carignani. July 17 Same subject. States that case has been referred to the Governor of Mississippi for appropriate action. 283
Mr. Hill to Mr. Iddings (telegram). July 20 Same subject. Instructs to inform Italian minister for foreign affairs that the case is under investigation by the Governor of Mississippi, and that all will be done by the United States Government to secure justice. 283
688 Mr. Hill to Signor Carignani. do Same subject. States that the Governor of Mississippi promises immediate attention and early report. The United States Embassy at Rome has been telegraphed to. 284
Signor Carignani to Mr. Hill July 21 Same subject. Acknowledges the above note, with thanks. 284
Same to same July 22 Same subject. Asks that detectives be sent by the Federal Government to find the guilty parties. Incloses and deprecates the wording of the verdict of the jury of inquest. 285
62 Mr. Iddings to Mr. Hay July 23 Same subject. Reports particulars of interview at which substance of Department’s telegram of July 20 was giveu to the Italian minister for foreign affairs. 286
Signor Carignani to Mr. Hill. July 24 Same subject. Transmits information received from Italian consul at New Orleans to the effect that the crime was planned and executed by the people of Glen Allen. 287
691 Mr. Hill to Signor Carignani. July 25 Same subject. Transmits letter on subject from the governor of Mississippi. 288
[Page LXVIII]693 Mr. Hill to Signor Carignani July 27 Lynching of persons of Italian origin at Erwin, Miss. States that Embassy’s note of July 24 has been forwarded to the governor of Mississippi. 289
Signor Carignani to Mr. Hill do Same subject. Incloses affidavits and certificate of the clerk of the circuit court of Washington County, Miss., showing that the victims had not been naturalized in the United States. 289
694 Mr. Adee to Signor Carignani. July 30 Same subject. States that the United States Government can not employ detectives for the prosecution of the offenders, but only agents for its own information. 292
Signor Carignani to Mr. Hill do Same subject. Transmits results of investigation conducted by agents of the Embassy, and urges that the Mississippi authorities promptly take energetic action. 293
Mr. Iddings to Mr. Hay (telegram). July 31 Same subject. Reports interviews at foreign office, where sentiment is expressed that nothing will be done in this as in previous cases. 294
70 Same to same do Same subject and tenor 295
32 Mr. Adee to Mr. Iddings do Sovereignty of Italy over Somaliland recognized by Sultan Osman Mahmud. Instructs to investigate and report. 299
Mr. Iddings to Mr. Hay (telegram). Aug. 1 Diplomatic immunities, Inquires if he shall give testimony against a pickpocket which is desired by an Italian court. 302
Mr. Adee to Mr. Iddings (telegram). do Same subject. States that testimony may be given on terms consistent with representative dignity. 302
33 Mr. Adee to Mr. Iddings Aug. 8 Citizenship of a child born in the United States of alien parents can not, during its minority, be taken from it, by any act of the parents. 303
Signor Carignani to Mr. Adee. Aug. 9 Lynching of persons of Italian origin at Erwin, Miss. Asks that governor of Mississippi be called upon for a report as to action taken by him on embassy’s notes of July 24 and 30. 296
72 Mr. Iddings to Mr. Hay Aug. 10 Diplomatic immunities. Confirms telegrams of August 1 to and from Department and states that, his deposition is to be taken at the embassy. 303
700 Mr. Adee to Signor Carignani. Aug. 12 Lynching of persons of Italian origin at Erwin, Miss. States that embassy’s note of July 30 has been communicated to the governor of Mississippi. 296
701 Mr. Hay to Signor Carignani Aug. 16 Same subject. States that contents of embassy’s note of August 9 has been communicated to the governor of Mississippi. 296
Signor Carignani to Mr. Hay do Indemnity suit of Mrs. Fenice Ferrara, an Italian subject, in a Colorado court. Incloses proceedings and decision of the district court of Pueblo, Colo., dismissing the suit because of plaintiff’s nationality. Submits that it is in contradiction of the treaty of 1871. 305
702 Mr. Hay to Signor Carignani Aug. 20 Lynching of persons of Italian origin at Erwin, Miss. States that a special term of the circuit court has been called by the governor of Mississippi. 297
704 Same to same Aug. 24 Indemnity suit of Mrs. Fenice Ferrara is not, at the present stage, as represented in embassy’s note of August 16, one for diplomatic intervention. The judicial remedies have not been exhausted by the plaintiff, to whom the United States courts are open under the Constitution. 308
81 Mr. Iddings to Mr. Hay Aug. 29 Sovereignty of Italy over Somaliland recognized by Sultan Osman Mahmud. Reports in regard to. 299
Signor Carignani to Mr. Hay (telegram). Sept. 15 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 311
Cardinal Rampolla to Mr. Hay (telegram). do Same subject and tenor 312
Mr. Hay to Signor Carignani (telegram). Sept. 16 Same subject. States that direct acknowledgment has been made to the minister of foreign affairs of Italy. 312
Mr. Hay to the minister of foreign affairs of Italy (telegram). do Same subject. Acknowledges condolences, with gratitude. 312
Mr. Hay to Cardinal Rampolla (telegram). Sept. 19 Same subject and tenor as above 312
Signor Carignani to Mr. Hay. Oct. 3 Indemnity suit of Mrs. Fenice Ferrara. States that in his opinion the claimant has exhausted all legal means of redress, and again submits the case to the Department. 310
[Page LXIX]708 Mr. Adee to Signor Carignani. Oct. 10 Indemnity suit of Mrs. Fenice Ferrara. States that Department is unable to alter conclusions expressed in its note No. 704. Explains grounds of decision, which should be considered final. 310
50 Mr. Hay to Mr. Iddings Oct. 21 Sovereignty of Italy over Somaliland recognized by Sultan Osman Mahmud. Directs to forward copy of convention in regard to. 300
Signor Carignani to Mr. Hay. Nov. 14 Lynching of persons of Italian origin at Erwin, Miss. Protests against alleged denial of justice and flagrant violation of treaty obligations, and denounces the systematic impunity enjoyed by crime; and holds the Federal Government responsible therefor. 297
121 Mr. Meyer to Mr. Hay Dec. 11. Sovereignty of Italy over Somaliland recognized by Sultan Osman Mahmud. Incloses copy of treaty in regard to. 300
122 Same to same Dec. 23 Lynching of persons of Italian origin at Erwin, Miss. Incloses account of discussion of the affair in the Italian Senate. 298
8 Mr. Hill to Signor Mayor des Planches. 1902. Jan. 2 Same subject. States that note of Italian Embassy of Nov. 14, 1901, will be forwarded to the committees of the Senate and House of Representatives with appropriate recommendation. 299

japan.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
338 Mr. Buck to Mr. Hay. July 29 Registration of titles to perpetual leases in Japan. Incloses laws in regard to. 313
364 Same to same Oct. 4. Same subject. Incloses his note to Japanese minister of foreign affairs representing that registration tax on transfers of perpetual leases, and changing title to one of “superficies” are contrary to the treaty and to equity. Requests instructions. 315
365 Same to same Oct. 6. same subject. Explains that under Japanese law the land under a lease is not considered to include the structures upon it and that therefore he objected only to the tax on the land itself. 317
260 Mr. Hay to Mr. Buck. Nov. 6. Same subject. States that registration tax on perpetual leases should not, under Article XVII of the treaty, be collected when said leases are simply confirmed as therein provided, but in cases of assignments the same fee, according to Article II, is chargeable to United States citizens as is paid by Japanese subjects. 318
392 Mr. Buck to Mr. Hay Dec. 29. Same subject. Reports that law has been amended so as to permit registration without charge. Tax of 2½ per cent will be collected on mortgages and other liens, but not on assignments. Incloses ordinance. 318
394 Same to same 1900. Jan. 12. Same subject. Refers to above dispatch and explains that requirement that registration be made in government instead of registration office was to make it possible to omit the charge of 2½ per cent. 319
271 Mr. Hay to Mr. Buck Jan. 24. Same subject. States that the attitude of the Japanese Government, as reported in dispatch No. 392, is unobjectionable. 320
398 Mr. Buck to Mr. Hay Feb. 5 Same subject. Submits protest of foreign residents in Yokohama against ordinance which allows registration of perpetual leases under the name of superficies and not otherwise, and reply of legation thereto. 320
272 Mr. Hay to Mr. Buck Feb. 17 Same subject. States that the attitude of the Japanese Government, as reported in dispatch No. 394, is unobjectionable. 324
417 Mr. Buck to Mr. Hay Apr. 7 Same subject. Lays before Department complaints of perpetual-lease holders against requirements and operation of various ordinances, and discusses them at length. 324
450 Same to same July 6 Same subject. Refers to above dispatch, and discusses the question further. 337
526 Same to same Dec. 14 Same subject. Refers to his previous dispatches, and incloses note from Japanese foreign office assuring that rights will not be impaired by failure to effect required registration. 339
[Page LXX] Mr. Buck to Mr. Hay (telegram). Dec. 26 Registration of titles to perpetual leases in Japan. Reports that final decision of Japanese Government is soon to be announced, and requests instructions. 343
528 Same to same Dec. 28 Same subject. Confirms above telegram, and states that Great Britain, France, and Germany will probably protest. 343
532 Same to same 1901. Jan. 7 Same subject. Incloses his note to Japanese minister for foreign affairs reserving rights of United States citizens in the light of ordinance limiting time to Dec. 31, 1900, and of interpretation given to the British legation. 344
Mr. Hay to Mr. Buck (telegram). Jan. 28 Same subject. States that registration as superfices of titles to perpetual leases is not acceptable to United States Government, without authoritative interpretation of Japanese Government that title under that style is not inferior to that of perpetual lease; and that, so far as advised, United States Government is not prepared to concede that buildings are subject to taxation not specified in original lease 345
Mr. Hay to Mr. Wilson (telegram). Jan. 31 Same subject. Instructs to request Japanese Government to withhold decision until Department can prepare and forward its views. 345
338 Mr. Hill to Mr. Wilson Feb. 7 Same subject. Discusses question presented in Mr. Buck’s dispatches in the light of previous conditions, tenor of leases, former and present treaties of Japan, United States and Japanese laws, in the absence of absolute knowledge of legal and actual conditions, reserves final decision, but directs good offices to secure for Americans exemptions from unfair charges and a clearer act of confirmation of their titles. 345
539 Mr. Wilson to Mr. Hay Feb. 8 Same subject. Incloses notes to and from Japanese minister for foreign affairs; reports attitude of French, German, and British representative, and present status of negotiations. 351
540 Same to same Feb. 19 Same subject. Incloses replies of Japanese Government to notes of the legation, memorandum setting forth previous and present conditions in the light of treaties and laws of Japan, table of comparative value of rents and taxes, etc. 354
Same to same (telegram) Mar. 26 Same subject. Reports passage of a law recognizing perpetual leases as real rights and providing for registration free of charges. States there are no indications of the exemption of houses in any way. 359
550 Same to same Apr. 1 Same subject. Incloses text of law referred to in above telegram, and discusses its bearing on the question. 359
Note verbale from Japanese legation. Apr. 30 Detention at Seattle, Wash., and deportation of Japanese immigrants. Recites two cases, represents that there was no justification for the acts, and requests investigation and issuance of proper orders. 366
26 Mr. Hill to Mr. Takahira May 9 Same subject. States that matter has been referred to Treasury officials for report. 367
28 Same to same May 27 Same subject. Transmits reports received from Treasury Department. 368
13 Mr. Takahira to Mr. Hay June 7 Same subject. Acknowledges above note and regrets that reports therein contained fail to dispose of the complaints made in regard to the unnecessarily harsh treatment of the immigrants. 369
14 Same to same June 13 Alleged discrimination in the United States against Japanese in the matter of quarantine. Incloses instructions of his government which, pointing to the principle of international law and the precedents established by the United States, holds that municipal and. State laws can not be opposed to treaty stipulations. 375
30 Mr. Hay to Mr. Takahira June 22 Detention at Seattle, Wash., and deportation of Japanese immigrants. States that Treasury Department positively denies discrimination against Japanese immigrants, and will investigate other points presented in legation’s note No. 13. 370
Mr. Buck to Mr. Hay July 20 Monument erected in Japan in commemoration of the advent of Commodore Perry, U. S. N., in July, 1853. Transmits account of ceremonies at the unveiling, and of reception given to Rear-Admiral Rodgers. 378
[Page LXXI]31 Mr. Hill to Mr. Takahira July 25 Detention at Seattle, Wash., and deportation of Japanese immigrants. Incloses letter of Treasury Department, with reports of its officials in regard to. 371
358 Mr. Hill to Mr. Buck July 30 Monument erected in Japan in commemoration of the advent of Commodore Perry, U. S. N., in July, 1853. Instructs to express thanks for courtesies of Japanese officials to United States squadron on occasion of the unveiling. 383
362 Mr. Adee to Mr. Buck Aug. 21 Same subject and tenor 383
Japanese minister for foreign affairs to Japanese minister at Washington (telegram) Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. Instructions to convey. 384
Mr. Hill to Mr. Takahira. Sept. 25 Same subject. Acknowledges above, with appreciation. 384
586 Mr. Buck to Mr. Hay Sept. 30 Expiatory mission to Japan of Na Tung, special envoy of the Emperor of China. Reports on. 384
587 Same to same Oct. 2 Registration of titles to perpetual leases in Japan. Incloses text of laws and regulations, and reports that question of tax on buildings is left open. 360
Memorandum from Japanese legation. Nov. 14 Alleged discrimination in the United States against Japanese in the matter of quarantine. Cites precedents and authorities in defense of the protection of foreigners, and suggests legislation by Congress to prevent recurrence of incidents arising from conflict of Federal with municipal legislation. 376
43 Mr. Hay to Mr. Takahira Nov. 26 Same subject. States that prompt and sure redress will always be afforded by the Federal courts, and the Department will endeavor, upon timely notice, to bring about the rescission of obnoxious or illegal local regulations. 377
Mr. Buck to Mr. Hay. do Assistance rendered United States transport Hancock by Japanese navy. Incloses correspondence in regard to. 385
Same to same Dec. 9 Same subject and tenor 386

korea.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
318 Mr. Allen to Mr. Hay. 1901. Mar. 5 Treaty rights of United States citizens in interior of Korea. Reports incident arising out of arrest of native writer in the house of Revs. Adams and Johnson, and discourteous treatment of the latter. Incloses correspondence. 387
166 Mr. Hay to Mr. Allen Apr. 18 Same subject. Reviews case reported in above dispatch, and approves Mr. Allen’s treatment of it. 396
359 Mr. Allen to Mr. Hay June 7 Same subject. Reports his action regarding difficulty connected with the building of houses by foreigners. States that right of residence has been secured. Incloses correspondence. 398
175 Mr. Hill to Mr. Allen July 24 Same subject. States that residence of Americans in the interior should not be encouraged, and each case should be treated on merits. 404
392 Mr. Allen to Mr. Hay. Aug. 20 Same subject. Incloses letter from Rev. Mr. Adams showing satisfactory settlement of his difficulties. 404
The Emperor of Korea to the President of the United States (telegram). Sept. 13 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 405
Mr. Hay to Mr. Allen (telegram). Sept. 16 Same subject. Instructs to acknowledge above telegram, with appreciation. 405

liberia.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Smith to Mr. Hay. 1901. Oct. 31 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. Incloses correspondence with Liberian secretary of state. 406
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mexico.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
509 Mr. Hay to Mr. McCreery 1901. Apr. 18 Imprisonment of American citizens, railway employees, in Mexico. Incloses petition of El Paso Chamber of Commerce, and directs investigation and report. 407
998 Mr. Clayton to Mr. Hay June 27 Same subject. Transmits exhaustive report on the subject, and states that defect seems to be in the law itself rather than in its execution. 408
540 Mr. Hay to Mr. Clayton July 16 Same subject. Instructs to continue to urge early trial for imprisoned Americans, and suggests that ends of justice would be better served if the railway companies were made to share responsibility for accidents. 410
551 Mr. Adee to Mr. Clayton Aug. 1 Same subject. Incloses letter from El Paso Chamber of Commerce expressing appreciation of the ambassador’s efforts, etc. 413
Señor de Azpíroz to Mr. Hay (telegram). Sept. 15 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 415
Mr. Hill to Señor de Azpíroz. Sept. 25 Same subject. Acknowledges above telegram, with appreciation. 415

netherlands.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
263 Mr. Hill to Mr. Newel 1901. Jan. 7 Marriage of Queen Wilhelmina. Instructs to make appropriate congratulations, etc. 416
Mr. Newel to Mr. Hay (telegram). Feb. 7 Same subject. Announces 416
376 Same to same Feb. 9 Same subject. Reports in detail as to ceremonies, etc. 416
Circular Aug. 30 Liability of naturalized citizens of the United States under military and expatriation laws of their native country. Notice to American citizens formerly subjects of the Netherlands who contemplate returning to that country. 418
Mr. van Roijen to Mr. Hay (telegram). Sept. 15 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 419
Mr. Adee to Mr. van Roijen. Sept. 30 Same subject. Acknowledges above telegram, with appreciation. 419

nicaragua, costa rica, and salvador.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
519 Mr. Merry to Mr. Hay 1901. Jan. 31 Visit of U. S. S. Iowa and Philadelphia to Salvador. Reports. 420
551 Same to same Apr. 18 Citizenship of Rafael F. Hine, born in Costa Rica of an American father. Requests decision as to. 420
402 Mr. Hill to Mr. Merry May 7 Same subject. States that Hine is a United States citizen until he becomes of age, when ne will be entitled to elect his nationality. 421
President Iglesias, of Costa Rica, to President Roosevelt (telegram). Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 422
Minister of foreign relations of Salvador to Mr. Hay (telegram). Sept. 15 Same subject and tenor 423
Mr. Hay to the minister of foreign relations of Salvador (telegram). Sept. 16 Same subject. Acknowledges above telegram, with appreciation. 423
Mr. Hay to Mr. Merry (telegram). Sept. 17 Same subject, Instructs to acknowledge with appreciation message of President of Costa Rica. 422
Under secretary of foreign relations of Nicaragua to Mr. Hay (telegram). Sept. 22 Same to same 422
Mr. Hill to the minister of foreign relations of Nicaragua (telegram). Sept. 23 Same subject. Acknowledges above telegram, with appreciation. 422

persia.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Circular 1901. Feb. 18 Liability of naturalized citizens of the United States under military and expatriation laws of their native country. Notice to American citizens formerly subjects of Persia who contemplate returning to that country. 424
67 Mr. Tyler to Mr. Hay Sept. 16 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. Transmits. 424
The Shah of Persia to President Roosevelt (telegram). Sept. 20 Congratulations on the accession of President Roosevelt. 425
[Page LXXIII] President Roosevelt to the Shah of Persia (telegram). Sept. 23 Congratulations on the accession of President Roosevelt. Acknowledges above telegram, with cordial wishes. 425
70 Mr. Tyler to Mr. Hay. Sept. 28 Congratulations on the anniversary of the Shah’s birthday. Incloses his note of. 425
72 Same to same Oct. 11 Same subject. Incloses acknowledgment of above-mentioned note. 426

peru.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
68 Mr. Bayard to Mr. Buck 1886. June 5 Claims of James H. Hayball v. Peru. Incloses report of solicitor of the Department on. 427
152 Mr. Hay to Mr. Dudley. 1898. Nov. 21 Claim of William Fowks v. Peru. Reviews and instructs to present. 430
Mr. Dudley to Mr. Hay (telegram). 1901. Mar. 18 Same subject. Reports offer of Peru to settle for 3,000 soles. 431
Mr. Hay to Mr. Dudley (telegram). Mar. 18 Same subject. Authorizes acceptance of above offer. 432
466 Mr. Dudley to Mr. Hay Apr. 8 Same subject. Reports in detail as to settlement, and incloses correspondence. 432
Same to same (telegram). May 26 Claims of James H. Hayball v. Peru. Reports offer of Peru to settle for 8,000 soles. 428
Mr. Hill to Mr. Dudley (telegram). May 28 Same subject. Authorizes acceptance of above offer. 428
480 Mr. Dudley to Mr. Hay May 28 Same subject. Incloses correspondence in regard to settlement of. 428
496 Same to same July 31 Same subject and tenor 429
President Romana to President Roosevelt (telegram). Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 434
Mr. Hay to Mr. Dudley (telegram). Sept. 20 Same subject. Instructs to acknowledge above telegrams, with appreciation. 434

portugal.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
55 Mr. Thieriot to Mr. Hay 1900. Nov. 26 Refusal of permission for sale in Portugal of certain medicines of American manufacture. Incloses correspondence with Portuguese minister of foreign affairs. 435
29 Mr. Hay to Mr. Thieriot Dec. 20 Same subject. Incloses letter from J. C. Ayer Company asking that efforts be made to secure revocation of. 436
30 Same to same Dec. 21 Same subject and tenor 436
58 Mr. Thieriot to Mr. Hay Dec. 24 Same subject. Incloses letter from J. C. Ayer Company on the subject, and requests instructions. 437
62 Same to same 1901. Jan. 14 Same subject. Reports having made representations against. 438
32 Mr. Hay to Mr. Thieriot Jan. 19 Same subject. Instructs to make one more effort to obtain revocation of. 438
65 Mr. Thieriot to Mr. Hay Feb. 4 Same subject. Reports final confirmation of 438
Circular Feb. 11 Liability of naturalized citizens of the United States under military and expatriation laws of their native country. Notice to American citizens, former subjects of Portugal, who contemplate returning to that country. 439
The King of Portugal to the Vice-President of the United States (telegram) Sept. 15 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 440
Mr. Hay to the minister for foreign affairs of Portugal (telegram). Sept. 17 Same subject. Acknowledges above telegram with appreciation. 440

roumania.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Circular 1901. Feb. 20 Liability of naturalized citizens of the United States under military and expatriation laws of their native country. Notice to American citizens, formerly subjects of Roumania, who contemplate returning to that country. 441
Mr. Stourdza, President of the Council of Roumania, to Mr. Hay (telegram). Sept. 15 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 441
Mr. Hay to Mr. Stourdza (telegram). Sept. 16 Same subject. Acknowledges above telegram with grateful thanks. 441
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russia.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
489 Mr. Breckinridge to Mr. Olney. 1897. Feb. 23 Passport application of Mrs. Louisa Lassonne, widow of a naturalized United States citizen, residing without the United States. Requests instructions. 442
379 Mr. Sherman to Mr. Breckinridge. Mar. 15 Same subject. States that under circumstances reported in above dispatch Mrs. Lassonne can be considered but as a Swiss citizen. 443
381 Mr. Tower to Mr. Hay 1901. Jan. 10 Protection in Russia of a naturalized American citizen of Jewish faith, who resided in the United States just long enough to acquire citizenship. Submits case and correspondence. 446
216 Mr. Hay to Mr. Tower Jan. 30 Same subject. States that man referred to in above dispatch should give stronger evidence of his intention to conserve his acquired citizenship before intervention of United States Government should be exercised to procure him privilege of continued residence in Russia. 450
454 Mr. Tower to Mr. Hay July 27 Expulsion of George Kennan. Reports 451
Circular Aug. 1 Liability of naturalized citizens of the United States under military and expatriation laws of their native country. Notice to American citizens, formerly subjects of Russia, who contemplate returning to that country. 453
247 Mr. Adee to Mr. Tower Aug. 13 Expulsion of George Kennan. Acknowledges dispatch No. 454. 452
Mr. de Wollant to Mr. Hay, (telegram). Sept. 15 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 453
Mr. Hay to Prince Oblensky (telegram). Sept. 16 Same subject. Acknowledges condolences, with thanks. 454
499 Mr. Tower to Mr. Hay. Nov. 20 Passport application of Mrs. Louisa Lassonne, widow of a naturalized United States citizen, residing without the United States. Refers to Department’s adverse decision in 1897, based on the fact that Mrs. Lassonne reverted to her Swiss nationality on the death of her American husband. Incloses letter from Mrs. Lassonne showing that it has been judicially decided in Switzerland that she lost her Swiss nationality by her marriage with an American citizen, and requests instructions. 443
264 Mr. Hay to Mr. Tower. Dec. 6 Same subject. Acknowledges above dispatch and adheres to decision given in instruction No. 379, of March 15, 1897. 446
Memorandum from Russian and German Embassies. Dec. 12 Anarchists. Suggests concurrent legislation and executive action to check the progress of propaganda and crimes. 196
Mr. Hay to Count Cassini Dec. 16 Same subject. Incloses memorandum in reply to above, and gives synopsis of the position of the President and of the Congress on the question. 197

servia.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Circular 1901. Apr. 10 Liability of naturalized citizens of the United States under military and expatriation laws of their native country. Notice to American citizens, formerly subjects of Servia, who contemplate returning to that country. 455
14 Mr. Francis to Mr. Hay Sept. 25 Condolences of Servia on assassination of President McKinley. 455

siam.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Prince Devawongse, minister for foreign affairs, to Mr. Hay (telegram). 1901. Sept. 16 Condolences on assassination of President Mc-McKinley. 456
Mr. Hay to Prince Devawongse (telegram). do Same subject. Acknowledges above telegram with appreciation. 456
The President to the King of Siam (telegram). Nov. 15 Congratulations on occasion of national holiday of Siam. 456

spain.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
363 Mr. Storer to Mr. Hay 1900. Dec. 20 Protection by representatives of the United States of Porto Ricans, Cubans, and Filipinos. Goes at length into the question and the embarrassments caused by the conflict of requirements under Spanish and United States laws; and requests positive and clear instructions. 457
[Page LXXV]283 Mr. Hay to Mr. Storer Jan. 16 Protection by representatives of the United States of Porto Ricans, Cubans, and Filipinos. States that under existing conditions Department is unable to issue definite and final instructions; in the meanwhile the practice of visaing cedillas may be continued. 462
288 Same to same Jan. 30 Courtesies shown by a Spanish naval officer to United States naval officers at Habana. Instructs to express thanks for. 463
397 Mr. Storer to Mr. Hay Feb. 1 Military service case of Benito Llaveria y Pascaul. Reports that protest of consul-general at Barcelona, although not answered, has held the matter in abeyance, and action by the legation will be deferred. Incloses communication from the drafting; office of Barcelona. 464
297 Mr. Hill to Mr. Storer Feb. 21 Same subject. States that case appears to come under provisions of circular of May 2, 1899, for the protection of Cubans. 465
432 Mr. Storer to Mr. Hay Mar. 16 Same subject. Incloses decision of the recruiting commission rejecting Pascual’s application for exemption. 466
320 Mr. Hay to Mr. Storer Apr. 8 Same subject. States that if, as claimed by Spain, the man had incurred military obligations in March, 1898, the view that he was not exempted by subsequent change of nationality seems to be correct. 469
Mr. Hill to Mr. Storer (telegram). May 10 Filipino junta at Madrid. Report that five of its members have been sent to the Philppines to continue the war communicated for investigation and report. 471
Mr. Storer to Mr. Hay (telegram). May 17 Same subject. Reports that trustworthy information is difficult to obtain; is inclined to think above-mentioned report is an exaggeration. 471
474 Same to same May 21 Military service case of Benito Llaveria y Pascual. Reports that examination of Spanish law brings the conclusion that the man owed military service in 1898, and that consul-general at Barcelona has been so informed. 470
478 Same to same May 24 Nationality in ceded or relinquished territory. Incloses report to the Queen, and royal decree determining questions of. 473
485 Some to same May 28 Filipino junta at Madrid. Reports that it is a mere dependency of that in Paris, and is without, influence or funds. 471
337 Mr. Hay to Mr. Storer June 4 Military service case of Benito Llaveria y Pascual. Approves conclusions reported in dispatch No. 474. 470
343 Same to same June 10 Consent of Spanish Government to assist the United States Government in procuring evidence to defend claims assumed by the latter under the treaty of peace. Instructs to endeavor to secure. 477
Mr. Sickles to Mr. Hay (telegram). June 27 Registration of Cubans and Porto Ricans in Spain. Reports that visé on cedulas of persons born in Cuba and Porto Rico are ignored by the registry office, and that holders of same are not permitted to register as foreigners. Requests instructions. 480
Mr. Hill to Mr. Sickles (telegram). June 28 Same subject, Directs the issue of such papers as will be accepted by Spanish authorities. 481
507 Mr. Sickles to Mr. Hay (telegram). do Same subject. Confirms telegram of June 27, and incloses correspondence. 481
Same to same June 30 Same subject. Inquires if Department means by “Cubans and Porto Ricans” resident inhabitants only, or also persons born in those islands but resident since for some years in Spain. 482
Mr. Hill to Mr. Sickles (telegram). July 2 Same subject. States that by “Cubans and Porto Ricans” is meant bona fide residents of those islands who are temporarily residing abroad. 482
512 Mr. Sickles to Mr. Hay. July 3 Same subject. Reports that above instructions have been communicated to consul-general at Barcelona. 482
515 Same to same July 17 Petition of Isabelo de los Reyes, a member of the Filipino junta at Madrid, for permission to return to the Philippine Islands. Incloses, and requests instructions. 472
368 Mr. Adee to Mr. Storer Aug. 30 Same subject. States that no guarantee can be given to de los Reyes, but if he returns to the Philippine Islands, takes the oath of allegiance, and behaves properly, he will not be prosecuted for past acts. 473
The Duke de Arcos to Mr. Hay. Sept. 17 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 483
[Page LXXVI] The Duke Arcos to Mr. Hay. Sept. 25 Deserters from merchant vessels. Cites an incident which occurred at New Orleans, and asks if there is any way in the United States to secure the apprehension of. 483
Mr. Hill to the Duke de Arcos. Sept. 26 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. Acknowledges, with appreciation, note of September 17. 483
233 Mr. Adee to the Duke de Arcos. Oct. 9 Deserters from merchant vessels. States that there is no law or regulation in the United States providing for the punishment of. 484
583 Mr. Storer to Mr. Hay Dec. 5 Passport application of a native of the island of Guam. Submits case and requests instructions. 484
590 Same to same Dec. 14 Consent of Spanish Government to assist the United States Government in procuring evidence to defend claims assumed by the latter under the treaty of peace. Reports conversation with, and incloses note addressed by him to minister of state. 477
594 Same to same Dec. 21 Same subject. Reports conditions under which assistance of Spanish Government will be rendered. Incloses note from minister of state. 479
397 Mr. Hay to Mr. Storer Dec. 24 Passport application of a native of the island of Guam. Instructs to treat as he would an application of an inhabitant of Porto Rico or the Philippine Islands. 485

sweden and norway.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Thomas to Mr. Hay (telegram). 1901. Jan. 21 Reassumption of Government by King Oscar. Reports. 486
Mr. Hay to Mr. Thomas (telegram). do Same subject. Instructs to tender the President’s congratulations. 486
Circular Feb. 9 Liability of naturalized citizens of the United States under military and expatriation laws of their native country. Notice to American citizens formerly subjects of Sweden who contemplate returning to that country. 486
Same do Same subject. Notice to American citizens formerly subjects of Norway who contemplate returning to that country. 487
118 Mr. Hay to Mr. Thomas Aug. 20 Military service case of Johannes P. Hoiland. Recites circumstances of the fine, arrest, and imprisonment of Hoiland, and incloses for investigation and report letters from 0. J. Vaule on the subject. 487
Mr. Grip to Mr. Hay (telegram.) Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 494
219 Mr. Thomas to Mr. Hay Sept. 18 Unveiling of monument to John Ericsson at Stockholm. Account of ceremonies. 495
Mr. Hill to Mr. Grip. Sept. 25 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. Acknowledges, with appreciation, telegram of Sept. 14. 494
233 Mr. Thomas to Mr. Hay Dec. 11 First annual award of the Nobel prizes. Account of. 497
236 Same to same Dec. 31 Military service case of Johannes P. Hoiland. Reports that Hoiland did not claim United States citizenship, and refused to exhibit his naturalization papers until actually arrested; and after giving proof of United States citizenship was immediately released. Incloses correspondence with the foreign office. 490
129 Mr. Hay to Mr. Thomas 1902. Jan. 16 Same subject. States that Holland’s attorney has been informed that the Department saw no ground for further intervention. 494

switzerland.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Circular 1901. Jan. 8 Liability of naturalized citizens of the United States under military and expatriation laws of their native country. Notice to American citizens formerly citizens of Switzerland who contemplate returning to that country. 499
Treaty between the United States and Switzerland. Feb. 28 Extradition of criminals. Text 500
291 Mr. Hay to Mr. Pioda Apr. 19 Protection by United States officials of Swiss citizens in Egypt. Will be extended if agreeable to Swiss Government. 504
[Page LXXVII]7 Mr. Hay to Mr. Hardy Apr. 23 Passport application of Carl F. Kupfer. States that a passport issued by the Deparment should always be accepted prima facie as proof of citizenship. 508
Mr. Pioda to Mr. Hay May 23 Protection by United States officials of Swiss citizens in Egypt. Incloses a circular issued by the Swiss Government in regard to protection of Swiss citizens in countries where they have no representative, and asks whether the circular issued in 1871 by Secretary Fish has been modified. 504
Same to same May 24 Cancellation of passport of Emile Stolz by United States legation at Berne, because of Stolz’s continued residence without the United States. States that Stolz has been denied Swiss naturalization and will be expelled from Fribourg Canton if he can not produce a passport. Asks whether United States legations are authorized to cancel passports; if so, permission to sojourn in the Canton of Fribourg will be denied to American citizens. 509
297 Mr. Hill to Mr. Pioda June 14 Same subject. States that action related in above note is in accordance with the general instructions of the Department. 511
298 Same to same June 15 Protection by United States officials of Swiss citizens in Egypt. Says that the, position of the Department remains as stated in Mr. Bayard’s note of 1887, and protection will be extended whenever desired by the Swiss Government. 506
Mr. Lardy to Mr. Hill. July 25 Same subject. States that the Swiss Government deems it desirable that Swiss citizens applying for, should be warned that, unlike protection extended by other powers, it is limited to the use of unofficial good offices. 507
Mr. Lardy to Mr. Adee July 30 Citizenship of a son born in France of an American father and a French mother prior to their marriage. Requests views of Department as to. 511
303 Mr. Adee to Mr. Lardy. Aug. 5 Protection by United States officials of Swiss citizens in Egypt. States that United States consul at Cairo has been instructed as suggested in Mr. Lardy’s note of July 25. 508
306 Mr. Hay to Mr. Lardy Aug. 23 Citizenship of a son born in France of an American father and a French mother prior to their marriage would be that of the United States after such marriage if the father had conserved his own citizenship. Cites opinion of attorney-general of New York, and sections 1933 and 1992, Revised Statutes. 512
Mr. Lardy to Mr. Hay (telegram). Sept. 15 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 512
Mr. Hay to Mr. Lardy (telegram). Sept. 16 Same subject. States that United States minister has been directed to make appropriate acknowledgment. 513
Mr. Hay to Mr. Hardy (telegram). do Same subject. Instructs as indicated in above telegram. 513

turkey.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
Mr. Griscom to Mr. Hay (telegram). 1900. Dec. 11 Courtesies to U. S. S. Kentucky by Turkish officials. Requests that vessel’s stay in Turkish waters he prolonged. 514
Mr. Hay to Mr. Griscom (telegram). do Same subject. States that vessel has been ordered by Navy Department to remain. 514
295 Mr. Griscom to Mr. Hay Dec. 12 Same subject. Reports in detail 514
329 Mr. Hill to Mr. Griscom 1901. Jan. 4 Same subject. Instructs to express appreciation of United States Government. 515
Circular Jan. 22 Liability of naturalized citizens of the United States under military and expatriation laws of their native country. Notice to American citizens formerly subjects of Turkey who contemplate returning to that country. 515
316 Mr. Griscom to Mr. Hay Jan. 31 Right of Jews to three months’ sojourn in Palestine. Reports new regulations compelling Jews to deliver their passports to Turkish authorities and receive therefor a Turkish teskéréh to be returned after three months, and requiring consuls to make them leave after that term. Incloses report from consul at Jerusalem. 516
[Page LXXVIII] Mr. Hay to Mr. Griscom (telegram). Feb. 27 Indemnity claims of United States citizens. States that the President expects fulfillment of Sultan’s promises to settle. 518
354 Same to same Feb. 28 Right of Jews to three months’ sojourn in Palestine. States that Department’s contention for, seems to have been acceded to; as to deposit of passports with local authorities, or assistance to be given to the same by United States consuls, it is a matter in which the consuls are not called upon to interfere, except to protect harshly treated citizens. 517
25 Mr. Leishman to Mr. Hay May 17 Passport application of DemetriusChryssanthides. Reports having refused to issue because, from applicant’s own statement, he received letters of naturalization without having continuously resided for the five preceding years in the United States. 519
Same to same (telegram) June 12 Indemnity claims of United States citizens. Reports settlement of. 518
26 Mr. Hill to Mr. Leishman June 14 Passport application of Demetrius Chryssan-thides. Constructions of words “resided uninterruptedly” in application for naturalization. States that interruption of residence for a short period and legitimate purposes does not necessarily vitiate naturalization. Cites authorities. 520
Mr. Hay to Mr. Leishman (telegram). June 18 Indemnity claims of United States citizens. Extends congratulations in settlement of, and directs that amount be remitted to the Department. 518
51 Mr. Leishman to Mr. Hay July 5 Passport application of Demetrius Chryssanthides. Reports having granted. 521
52 Same to same do Protection of American interests by British consuls in Turkey. Submits petition of Rev. J. L. Fowle. Reports that British ambassador is quite ready to sanction reciprocal protection of British and American interests in Turkey, and even favors transferring British officers from places where the United States is represented to others where conditions seem to require the presence of a consular officer. 521
53 Same to same do Refusal by Turkish officials to issue traveling teskéréh to the Rev. R. M. Cole. Reports that if refusal is persisted in, Mr. Cole will be given the escort of a cavass and told to travel on his United States passport, the Turkish Government being held, responsible for his safety. Incloses correspondence. 523
56 Same to same July 8 Same subject. Reports that difficulty related in above dispatch has been satisfactorily arranged. Incloses correspondence. 525
60 Same to same July 22 Protection of American interests by British consuls in Turkey. Incloses letter from British consul at Broussa reporting opposition on the part of the local authorities. 522
40 Mr. Hill to Mr. Leishman July 25 Same subject. Instructs to confer with the British ambassador on the subject. 522
42 Mr. Adee to Mr. Leishman. Aug. 1 Refusal by Turkish officials to issue traveling teskéréh to the Rev. R. M. Cole. Approves action reported in dispatches Nos. 53 and 56. 527
47 Same to same Aug. 7 Protection of American interests by British consuls in Turkey. States that the temporary acting of an official does not involve the issuance of an exequatur, but merely the usual courteous acquiescence of the Government of the country. 523
71 Mr. Leishman to Mr. Hay Sept. 6 Refusal by Turkish officials to issue traveling teskéréh to the Rev. R. M. Cole. Reports that traveling teskéréh has not been furnished to Mr. Cole as promised. Incloses correspondence. 527
The Sultan of Turkey to Mr. Hay (telegram). Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 529
Mr. Hay to the Sultan of Turkey (telegram). Sept. 16 Same subject. Acknowledges above telegram, with thanks. 529
66 Mr. Adee to Mr. Eddy Oct. 8 Refusal by Turkish officials to issue traveling teskéréh to the Rev. R. M. Cole. Incloses letter from secretary of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions expressing satisfaction with Mr. Leishman’s note to the Porte in regard to. 528
107 Mr. Eddy to Mr. Hay Nov. 26 Seizure by France of custom-house at Mytilene. Reports. 529
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uruguay and paraguay.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
442 Mr. Finch to Mr. Hay 1901. May 21 Citizenship of minor son of a United States citizen, born and residing without the United States. Submits question to Department. 531
444 Same to same June 4 Friendly relations of United States legation with Government of Uruguay. Incloses official newspaper article in regard to. 532
188 Mr. Hill to Mr. Finch June 28 Citizenship of minor son of a United States citizen, born and residing without the United States. States that the boy is entitled to protection until he shall become of age and elect his nationality, and that he should be given a passport. 532
457 Mr. Finch to Mr. Hay Aug. 5 Friendly relations of United States legation with Government of Paraguay. Incloses extract from message of minister of foreign affairs to Congress of Paraguay in regard to. 533
The President of Paraguay to the President of the United States (telegram). Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 533
Mr. Hay to the President of Paraguay (telegram). Sept. 16 Same subject. Acknowledges above telegram, with thanks. 533
The minister for foreign affairs of Uruguay to Mr. Hay (telegram). do Same subject 533
Mr. Hay to the minister for foreign affairs of Uruguay (telegram). do Same subject. Acknowledges above telegram, with appreciation. 533

venezuela.

No. From and to whom. Date. Subject. Page.
538 Mr. Loomis to Mr. Hay 1900. Dec. 29 Arrest and release of United States Consular Agent Baiz at Barcelona, and delay in transmission of legation’s telegram. Reports in regard to. 534
379 Mr. Hay to Mr. Loomis 1901. Jan. 16 Same subject. Instructs to insist on adequate apologies and measures to prevent recurrence. 534
Mr. Loomis to Mr. Hay (telegram). Feb. 12 Visit of U. S. S. Scorpion to the Orinoco River. Reports protest of Venezuelan Government against 541
Mr. Hill to Mr. Loomis (telegram). Feb. 13 Same subject. States that visit was in accordance with numerous precedents. 541
394 Same to same Feb. 14 Same subject. Confirms above telegram, and incloses letter from Navy Department citing precedents. 542
563 Mr. Loomis to Mr. Hay Feb. 23 Arrest and release of United States Consular Agent Baiz at Barcelona, and delay in transmission of legation s telegram. Reports that Venezuelan Government holds that consular officers are not entitled to personal immunities. Incloses notes to and from minister for foreign affairs. 535
564 Same to same do Visit of U. S. S. Scorpion to the Orinoco River. Incloses protest from minister for foreign affairs and reply thereto. 542
572 Same to same Mar. 1 Same subject. Incloses further note from minister for foreign affairs citing Venezuelan law, which requires special permit of the Executive for war vessels to visit nonopen ports. 544
574 Same to same Mar. 9 Arrest and release of United States Consular Agent Baiz at Barcelona, and delay in transmission of legation s telegram. Reports that no apology has yet been made. 536
402 Mr. Hay to Mr. Loomis Mar. 18 Visit of U. S. S. Scorpion to Orinoco River. Incloses letter from Navy Department pointing out distinction between an ordinary visit and a visit for “scientific purposes.” 545
599 Mr. Loomis to Mr. Hay Apr. 7 Arrest and release of United States Consular Agent Baiz at Barcelona, and delay in transmission of legation’s telegram. Reports that satisfactory apology will be made to Mr. Baiz. 537
604 Mr. Russell to Mr. Hay Apr. 20 Same subject. Reports that satisfactory apologies have been made to Mr. Baiz. 538
605 Same to same May 3 Same subject. Incloses text of letter of regret addressed to Mr. Baiz by the President of the State of Barcelona and Mr. Baiz’s reply. 538
414 Mr. Hill to Mr. Russell May 4 Same subject. Expresses gratification at apologies reported, and states that explanations may be asked of the Government of Venezuela concerning the nondelivery of the legation’s telegram to the consular agent. 539
610 Mr. Russell to Mr. Hay do Visit of U. S. S. Scorpion to the Orinoco River. Incloses law of 1882 regulating the visits of war vessels to Venezuelan waters. 546
[Page LXXX]415 Mr. Hill to Mr. Russell May 22 Arrest and release of United States Consular Agent Baiz at Barcelona, and delay in transmission of legation’s telegram. States that Department still awaits an explanation of the interception of legation’s telegram to Mr. Baiz. 539
625 Mr. Russell to Mr. Hay June 15 Same subject. Reports that explanation referred to above has not been received. 540
Same to same (telegram) do Visit of U. S. S. Mayflower to the island of Margarita. Reports that the President of Venezuela has cabled for details. 547
629 Same to same do Same subject. Confirms above telegram 547
Same to same (telegram) June 19 Same subject. Reports that Venezuelan Government has asked an explanation, and inquires what reply he shall make. 547
Same to same (telegram) June 22 Same subject. Reports that Venezuelan Government repeats request for explanation of Mayflower’s entrance of closed port, and holds that United States officials were aware of law on subject. 547
Mr. Hay to Mr. Russell (telegram). do Same subject States that visit was made in accordance with custom, and that list of closed ports has not yet been received. 548
634 Mr. Russell to Mr. Hay June 30 Arrest and release of United States Consular Agent Baiz at Barcelona, and delay in transmission of legation’s telegram. Reports that loss of telegram is explained by interruptions caused by heavy rains and destruction by the subsequent earthquake. Incloses note of minister of fomento. 540
637 Same to same do Claims of foreigners against Venezuela growing out of the Castro revolution. Transmits summary of awards of the Venezuelan commission appointed to examine, and reports that concerted action has been suggested by the diplomatic representatives. 550
426 Mr. Hill to Mr. Russell July 3 Visit of U. S. S. Mayflower to the island of Margarita. States that inasmuch as Porlamar is open to foreign trade it is not understood how treaty stipulations were violated. 548
429 Mr. Hay to Mr. Russell July 12 Arrest and release of United States Consular Agent Baiz at Barcelona, and delay in transmission of legation’s telegram. States that explanations as to interception of telegram, as reported in dispatch No. 634, are satisfactory. 541
643 Mr. Russell to Mr. Hay July 14 Visit of U. S. S. Mayflower to the island of Margarita. Incloses notes to and from the minister for foreign affairs in regard to. 548
646 Same to same do Claims of foreigners against Venezuela growing out of the Castro revolution. Reports that Venezuelan Government has issued a decree that payment of claims adjudicated by the claims commission will have to be provided for by the Venezuelan Congress. 550
431 Mr. Hay to Mr. Russell July 17 Same subject. States that it is not the policy of the United States to act jointly with foreign powers, but the right to intervene in behalf of American claimants barred by the commission is reserved. 551
432 Mr. Hill to Mr. Russell July 27 Visit of U. S. S. Mayflower to the island of Margarita. States that the incident seems to be satisfactorily closed. 549
655 Mr. Russell to Mr. Hay July 28 Same subject. Reports that Venezuelan Government complained of visit to Pampatar, a closed port. Gives list of open ports. 549
Same to same (telegram) July 31 Protection by United States representatives of Colombian interests in Venezuela. Reports invasion of Venezuela by Colombian force. 551
Same to same (telegram) Aug. 3 Same subject. Inquires if he may extend, if Colombian minister is given his passport. 552
Mr. Adee to Mr. Russell (telegram). Aug. 5 Same subject. Authorizes to take charge by way of good offices. 552
Mr. Russell to Mr. Hay (telegram). Aug. 16 Same subject. Reports having assumed charge of Colombian legation. 552
6 Mr. Bowen to Mr. Hay Aug. 24 Same subject. Reports departure of Colombian minister and agreement with him as to custody of property. 552
The President of Venezuela to the President of the United States (telegram). Sept. 21 Condolences on assassination of President McKinley. 553
The President of the United States to the President of Venezuela (telegram). do Same subject. Acknowledges above telegram, with appreciation. 553
34 Mr. Bower to Mr. Hay Oct. 19 Reception at German legation to German colony at Caracas and officers of German war ship Vineta. 554