Part I: The Outbreak and Spread of the War — Projects of Mediation 1
See Foreign Relations, 1914, PP. 24–6, for the following:
The Ambassador in Austria-Hungary (Penfield) to the Secretary of State, June 28, 1914 (telegram); the President to the Emperor, June 29, 1914 (telegram); the Secretary of State to the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador, June 30, 1914.
The Emperor to the President, June 30, 1914 (telegram).
The Emperor to the President, August 2, 1914; the President to the Emperor, October 20, 1914.
- The crisis (Documents 24-32)
- The first suggestion of mediation by the United States (July 28)—The opening of hostilities (Documents 33-91)
- The offer of good offices (August 4–5)—The spread of hostilities (Documents 92-185)
- New suggestion of good offices and mediation (September 7–8)—Developments in the Near East (Documents 186-219)
- Further appeals for peace (October-November)—Turkey enters the War (Documents 220-263)
- Spanish suggestion of joint good offices (December 7)—Establishment of the British Protectorate in Egypt (Documents 264-282)
- The war in the Far East: Neutralization proposals—Japan’s entrance against Germany—The extension of operations in China and the Pacific Ocean (Documents 283-354)