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A

  • Abrogation, attempted, of the capitulations by Turkey 963
  • Act of Congress appropriating $300,000 for relief of destitute Americans in Mexico 704
  • Address, annual, of the President to the Congress IX
  • Agreements. See Treaties.
  • Ajello, Enrico, military service in Italy 399, 401, 402, 407
  • American citizens, proposed return to the United States of naturalized citizens against whom the presumption of expatriation has arisen 10
  • American citizens in—
  • American claims. See claims.
  • American consular officers:
    • issuance of exequaturs to, in the French and Spanish zones in Morocco 808
    • withdrawal from Mexico 683, 694
  • American consular offices in Mexico, outrages on, at—
  • American Group (six-power consortium):
    • loans to China 134
    • protest against the Russo-Asiatic Bank railway loan to China 169
  • American International Corporation, Huai River Conservancy Grand Canal improvement loan 110
  • American mining interests in Mexico. See Mexico: protection of American mining interests.
  • American National Red Cross, Huai River conservancy project 103
  • American naval detachments, attacks on, in Mexico:
  • American oil interests in Mexico. See Mexico: protection of American oil interests.
  • American troops sent into Mexico in pursuit of Villa 483, 489, 490, 491, 493, 494, 495, 497, 499, 530, 537, 539, 564, 565, 577
    • attacks on, by Mexican troops at—
    • protest by General Carranza against presence of, and demand for withdrawal of same 552
    • Senate resolution concerning. 491
    • statement by the President of the United States 489
  • Amsinck & Co., indebtedness of Nicaragua. See Nicaragua: financial affairs.
  • Anderson, Maurice, murder in Mexico 651
  • Arbitration:
    • assault case on American citizens in Panama, award 918
    • proposed articles for a general convention of arbitration and peace 3
  • Argentina: message of President Victorino de la Plaza to the Congress 16
  • Arias, Desiderio, minister of war of Dominican Republic, revolutionary leader 221
  • Armed forces of Mexico and the United States, reciprocal crossing of the border by 485, 486, 487, 494, 495, 497, 499
  • Arms and ammunition:
    • embargo by the United States on the exportation to Mexico 787
    • purchase of, by the Government of Liberia from the United States Government 453
  • Arringtone, Lane, claim award against Panama 922
  • Austria-Hungary:
    • death of Emperor Francis Joseph and accession of Karl I 30

B

  • Babicora Development Co., seizure of ranch by Mexican authorities 784
  • Banco Londres y Mexico. See London and Mexico Bank.
  • Banco Nacional. See National Bank of Mexico.
  • Barnard, Fred, claim award against Panama 921
  • Belgium:
    • acceptance of the abrogation of provisions of certain treaties conflicting with the seamen’s act of March 4, 1915 33
    • acceptance for the Independent State of the Kongo 36
  • Belt, John W., special agent in Mexico 481
  • Birds, migratory, convention between the United States and Great Britain for the protection of 279
  • Blankenship, A. R., money taken from, by Mexican authorities 783
  • Boicourt, I. N., seizure of goats and sheep by Mexican authorities 784
  • Bonillas, Ignacio, Mexican member of joint American-Mexican commission 606
  • Boquillas, Tex., raid on, by Mexican bandits 540, 542, 543
  • Brazil:
    • statement by Brazil of status of treaty provisions conflicting with the seamen’s act of March 4, 1915 36
    • treaty for the advancement of general peace between the United States and Brazil 43
  • British and Chinese Corporation, Ltd., railway loan to China 156
  • Brown Bros. & Co. and J. W. Seligman & Co., indebtedness of Nicaragua. See Nicaragua: financial affairs.

C

  • Cabrera, Luis, Mexican member of joint American-Mexican commission 606
  • Cabrera, Manuel Estrada, President of Guatemala, message to the Legislative Assembly 308
  • Canal route, interoceanic, by way of Lake Nicaragua. See Nicaragua: canal treaty.
  • Caperton, W. B., Rear Admiral, U. S. Navy, commanding military occupation in Dominican Republic 226
  • Capitulations:
    • abrogation of, in the French zone in Morocco 801
    • attempted abrogation of, by Turkey 963
  • Carothers, George C., appointed special agent to travel with Villa 479
  • Carranza, Venustiano:
    • in charge of executive power in Mexico—
      • appeal to the Mexican people to be prepared for any emergency, including war with the United States 487
      • decrees 641, 649, 716, 731, 736, 773, 774
      • protest against the presence of American troops in Mexico and demand for their withdrawal 552, 581
      • request for reciprocal crossing of the border by Mexican and American troops in pursuit of bandits 485, 486, 487, 494, 501, 502, 507, 515, 518
  • Carrizal, Mexico, attack on American troops by Mexican troops 592, 597
  • Castro, Rafael, declared outlaw by the de facto Mexican Government 465, 659
  • Central American Court of Justice:
    • suits against Nicaragua entered by Costa Rica and Salvador 826, 852
      • correspondence between the court and the Governments of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala 841, 853, 887, 893
      • decision by the court 862
      • refusal by Nicaragua to accept decision of the court 887
  • Chihuahua, Mexico, captured by Villa 609, 610, 611, 616, 617, 618, 622
  • China:
    • acceptance of the abrogation of provisions of certain treaties conflicting with the seamen’s act of March 4, 1915 37
    • American Group (six-power consortium)—
      • loans to China 134
      • protest against the Russo-Asiatic Bank railway loan 169
    • American International Corporation, Huai River Conservancy Grand Canal improvement loan 110
    • American National Red Cross, Huai River conservancy project 103
    • British and Chinese Corporation, Ltd., railway loan 156
    • cabinet, responsible in administrative affairs 77
    • Chekiang Province joins revolutionists 75
    • conference of governors of 17 loyal provinces at Nanking 80, 83
    • Continental and Commercial Trust and Savings Bank, loan agreement 138
      • protest of the five-power consortium against 143
    • death of President Yuan Shih K’ai and succession of President Li Yuan-hung 98
    • declaration of independence by—
      • Hunan province 83
      • Szechuan province 83
    • equality of commercial opportunity, discrimination in freight rates affecting the 446
    • financial affairs, loans 128
    • Grand Canal improvement 103
    • Huai River conservancy project 103
    • Kwangsi Province joins revolutionists 65
    • Kwangtung Province joins revolutionists 73
    • Lee, Higginson & Co. loan agreement 128
    • Li Yuan-hung, President of China 84, 98
      • mandate summoning Parliament 85
    • monarchical government, movement to restore 51
    • monarchy, cancellation by mandate 67
    • political affairs. Movement to restore monarchical government in China—Secessionist and revolutionary movements—Convocation and assembly of Parliament 51
    • protection by the United States of Chinese interests in—
    • railway concessions 150
      • Chungchow-Lu Hwei Railway 183
      • Fengcheng-Ninghsia Railway 183
        • protest of Russia against 199
      • Hangchow-Wenchow Railway 183
      • Hengchowfu-Nanning Railway 183
      • Hukuang Railways—
        • conference of directors and engineers-in-chief at Hankow 154
        • discrimination against American materials 150
      • Nanking-Hunan Railway 157
      • Nanking-Nanchang-Pinghsiang Railway 156
      • Ninghsia-Lauchowfu Railway 183
      • Pin-Hei Railway 170
      • Slems-Oarey Co 183, 195
    • revolutionary movements 51
    • Russo-Asiatie Bank railway loan 170
    • Siems-Carey Co.:
      • Huai River conservancy and Grand Canal improvement 104
      • railway concessions 183, 195
    • Yuan Shin K’ai, President of China:
      • death of 98
      • mandates—
        • postponing accession to the throne 61
        • cancelling the monarchy 69
        • appointing cabinet responsible in administrative affairs 77
  • Chinese, amendment to rules governing admission into the United States 11
  • Circular instructions to American diplomatic and consular officers 1
  • Citizenship, law of Italian 406, 413
  • Claims against:
    • Ecuador: Guayaquil & Quito Railway Co 260
    • Nicaragua: British 834, 836
    • Panama: assault case of American citizens, award 918
  • Colombia:
    • protest against the disposition by Nicaragua to the United States of the Mangles Islands (Great and Little Corn Islands) 812, 813
    • protest against the occupation by Nicaragua of the Mosquito Coast 813
    • treaty of April 6, 1914, between the United States and Colombia, correspondence relating to 211
  • Colon, Panama, riot at 924
  • Columbus, N. Mex., raid on, by bandits under Villa 480
  • Commercial opportunity, equality of, in China, discrimination in freight rates affecting the 446
  • Commercial names, international convention for the protection of 980
  • Commercial paper, legislation on 12
  • Commission, International High, on uniform legislation 18
  • Commission, joint American-Mexican, proposition by Mexico for appointment of, to confer and settle the difficulties existing between the two Governments 601, 603, 604, 605, 606, 607, 608
    • personnel of commission:
      • American 607
        • Lane, Franklin K.
        • Gray, George.
        • Mott, John R.
      • Mexican 606
        • Cabrera, Luis.
        • Bonillas, Ignacio.
        • Pani, Alberto J.
  • Compagnie Nationale des Chemins de Fer d’Haiti. See National Railroad Company of Haiti.
  • Conferences and congresses, international:
    • Farm Congress. 14
    • Irrigation Congress 15
    • Radio communication in the American Hemisphere, informal conference 5, 976
    • Second Pan American Scientific Congress: 976
  • Consortium (five-power), protest against the Continental and Commercial Trust and Savings Bank loan to China 143
  • Continental and Commercial Trust and Savings Bank, loan agreement with China 138
    • protest of the five-power consortium against 143
  • Consular officers, American:
    • issuance of exequaturs to, in the French and Spanish zones in Morocco 808
    • withdrawal of, from Mexico 683, 694
  • Consular offices, American:
    • outrages on, in Mexico—
  • Conventions. See Treaties.
  • Corn Islands (Great and Little), protest by Colombia against the disposition of, by Nicaragua to the United States 812, 813
  • Costa Rica:
    • message of President Alfredo Gonzalez to the Congress 217
    • protest against the consummation of the interoceanic canal treaty between the United States and Nicaragua 811
    • suit against Nicaragua before the Central American Court of Justice 826 et seq.
      • correspondence between the court and the Governments of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala 841, 853, 887, 893
      • decision of the court 862
      • refusal by Nicaragua to accept decision of the court 887
  • Couch, A. H., murder in Mexico 651
  • Coy, J. P., murder in Mexico 651
  • Coy, L., captured by Mexican bandits in raid on Boquillas, Tex 540
    • reported killed 543
  • Cusi Mining Co., looting by Mexican bandits 650
  • Customs tariff, new, in Turkey 975

D

  • Davis, Ralph, claim award against Panama 919
  • Deemer, M. J., captured by Mexican bandits in raid on Boquillas, Tex 540
    • reported killed 543
  • De Fato, Donato, military service in Italy 407, 422
  • De la Rosa, Luis, Mexican leader of border raids, activities of 567, 568, 569, 570, 573, 574, 609
  • Deleen, Carl J., claim award against Panama 922
  • Denmark:
    • acceptance of the abrogation of provisions of certain treaties conflicting with the seamen’s act of March 4, 1915 38
  • Designs, extension of the period of priority fixed by the international convention for the protection of 275
  • Detention in Italy of wives and children of naturalized American citizens of Italian birth 403, 409, 411, 412, 414, 415, 417, 420
  • Disarmament of the Panaman police of high-power rifles 938
  • Disposition of real and personal property, application to Porto Rico of the provisions of the treaty of 1899 between Great Britain and the United States relative to 283
  • Dominguez, Carlos, Ottoman subject, money taken from, by Mexican officials 798
  • Dominican Republic:
    • Arias, Desiderio, minister of war, revolutionary leader, 221
    • election of Francisco Henríquez as provisional president 233
    • financial affairs 249
      • assumption of control of all Dominican finances by the General Receiver of Dominican Customs 251
        • protest against above by the Dominican Government 251
    • impeachment of President Jiménes 222
    • military occupation of the Republic by United States forces and establishment of martial law 227
    • political affairs, revolutionary movements 220
    • proclamation by Capt. H. S. Knapp, U. S. Navy, commanding military occupation in 246
    • proclamations by Admiral Caperton, commanding military occupation in 228, 231
    • refusal of the United States to recognize the provisional government of Francisco Henríquez 235
    • resignation of President Jiménes 224
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E

  • Ecuador:
    • financial affairs, failure of loan negotiations 265
    • Guayaquil & Quito Railway Co. claims; denial by Ecuador of propriety of diplomatic intervention by the United States 260
    • protection of Chinese interests in Ecuador by the American Legation. 259
    • treaty for the advancement of general peace, between the United States and Ecuador 257
  • Elias, Jorge, Ottoman subject, money taken from, by Mexican officials 797
  • Embargo by the United States on the exportation of arms and ammunition to Mexico 787
  • Ethelburga Syndicate, indebtedness of Nicaragua. See Nicaragua: financial affairs.
  • Evans, Thomas M., murder in Mexico 651
  • Exchange of notes. See Treaties.
  • Executive orders: gifts intended for the President of the United States 12
  • Expatriation: presumption in case of naturalized American citizens 10
  • Expedition, punitive, sent into Mexico in pursuit of Villa 483, 489, 490, 491, 493, 494, 495, 497, 499, 530, 537, 539, 564, 565, 577, 581
    • attacks on, by Mexican troops at—
    • protest by General Carranza against presence of expedition and demand for its withdrawal, 552
    • Senate resolution on 491
    • statement by the President of the United States 489
  • Expropriation of American properties in Mexico. See Mexico: seizure of American properties.
  • Extraterritoriality in—
    • Morocco, abrogation of the capitulations in the French zone 801
    • Turkey, attempted abrogation of the capitulations by Turkey 963

F

  • Far East: treaty between Japan and Russia guaranteeing the territorial rights and special interests of each in the 429
  • Farm Congress, International 14
  • Fees, consular, for services for Panama 2
  • Fonseca Bay:
    • protest by Honduras against Salvador’s pretended rights of codomination 890
    • treaty right of the United States to establish a naval station on 849
  • France:
    • acceptance of the abrogation of provisions of certain treaties conflicting with the seamen’s act of March 4, 1915 39
    • financial affairs in Mexico—
      • protest against the bank decree of General Carranza of September 15, 1916 647
      • request for good offices of the United States with the Mexican Government to ameliorate onerous conditions imposed upon French banking institutions in Mexico 634, 635, 637, 638, 639, 643, 645, 650
    • issuance of exequaturs to American consular officers in the French zone in Morocco 808
    • liability to French military service of naturalized American citizens of French origin and of American-born children of French parentage 270
      • cases of—
        • Garrot, Armand Robert 271, 274
        • Karger, Leon 273
        • Kirghis, Adrian J 270
        • Levy, Louis 271
    • French military law 274
    • French interests in Haiti, exchange of notes concerning 385
    • Morocco, French protectorate in, abrogation of the capitulations in the French zone 800
      • protest by the United States against the removal of certain cases from the civil courts to the French military courts 801
  • Francis Joseph, Emperor of Austria-Hungary, death of 30
  • Fresenritter, Dan, claim award against Panama 921
  • Frontera Navigation Co., seizure of boats, tugs, and barges by Mexican authorities 673
  • Funston, Gen. Frederick, U. S. Army, conference with General Obregon, Mexican Army 530, 533, 534, 535, 536, 537, 538, 540, 541, 542, 543, 546

G

  • Garrot, Armand Robert, military service case in France 271, 274
  • Germany: extension of the period of priority fixed by the international convention for the protection of industrial property 275
  • Ghiloni, Frank L., military service in Italy 398, 402, 404, 405, 406, 408, 412, 414, 419, 420, 424, 425, 427, 428
  • Gifts to the President of the United States 12
  • Giomi, Hostilio, military service in Italy 423, 427
  • Glen Springs, Tex., raid on, by Mexican bandits 540, 542, 543
  • Gold clearance fund, international draft treaty 18
  • Gomez, Victor, estate, seizure of tannery by Mexican authorities 785
  • González, Alfredo, President of Costa Rica, message to the Congress 217
  • Grace, J. W., American citizen, arrest of, in Honduras 392
  • Graham, Samuel, claim award against Panama 922
  • Grand Canal (China) improvement 103
  • Gray, George, member of joint American-Mexican commission 607
  • Gray, Howard, shot by order of Villa 679
  • Great Britain:
    • application to Porto Rico of the provisions of the treaty of 1899 between Great Britain and the United States relative to the tenure and disposition of real and personal property 283
    • claims against Nicaragua 834, 836
    • convention between the United States and Great Britain for the protection of migratory birds 279
    • overflow of the waters of the Lake of the Woods 294
  • Greece: acceptance of the abrogation of provisions of certain treaties conflicting with the seamen’s act of March 4, 1915 41
  • Grenier, Frank A., claim award against Panama 922
  • Guatemala:
    • agreement between the United States and Guatemala extending time for appointment of the commission under Article II of the treaty of September 20, 1913 307
    • message of President Manuel Estrada Cabrera to the Legislative Assembly 308
    • suits against Nicaragua entered by Costa Rica and Salvador before the Central American Court of Justice, statement of the court to the Governments of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala 893
  • Guayaquil & Quito Railway Co. claim against Ecuador. See Ecuador.
  • Guillaume Sam, Vilbrun, President of Haiti, account of his overthrow and assassination in July, 1915 311

H

  • Haiti:
    • adjustment of differences between the Government of Haiti and the National Bank of Haiti 357
      • agreement between the National Bank of Haiti and the Haitian commission 358
    • agreement carrying out the provisions of Article XIII of the treaty of September 16, 1915, with reference to the control of telegraphs and telephones in Haiti 337
    • agreement establishing the compensation of the financial adviser, the general receiver of customs, and the deputy general receiver under Articles II and XIII of the treaty of September 16, 1915 332, 333
    • controversy between the National Railroad Company of Haiti and the Government of Haiti 368
    • customs employees, correspondence relating to the appointment of 362, 364
    • financial and economic affairs—
      • administration Of the finances of Haiti by American officials 338
      • appointment of American officials 354, 356, 357, 366, 367
      • Haitian commission sent to the United States in 1915 instructed to return to Haiti 353
    • French interests in Haiti, exchange of notes between France and the United States concerning 385
    • political affairs 310
    • President Vilbrun Guillaume Sam, account of the overthrow and assassination of, in July, 1915 311
    • Presidents of, from 1879 to 1915 311
    • protocol carrying out the provisions of Article X of the treaty of September 16, 1915, with reference to the formation of a gendarmerie and its command 334
      • correspondence relating to this subject 339
    • protocol perfecting the French text of the protocol of August 24, 1916, relating to the Haitian gendarmerie 337
    • treaty between the United States and Haiti relating to the finances, economic development, and tranquillity of Haiti, text 328
      • correspondence in connection with above treaty 322
      • interpretation of Article II of above treaty 364
  • Hall, Alex, murder in Mexico 651
  • Hase, H. C., murder in Mexico 651
  • Henríquez, Francisco, provisional president-elect of the Dominican Republic 233
    • refusal of the United States to recognize his Government 235
  • Honduras:
    • arrest of J. W. Grace, American citizen, in 392
    • message of President Alberto Membreño to the Congress 391
    • protest against Salvador’s pretended rights of codomination in Fonseca Bay 890
    • suits against Nicaragua entered by Costa Rica and Salvador before the Central American Court of Justice, statement of the court to the Governments of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras 893
    • treaty for the advancement of general peace between the United States and Honduras 389
  • Hopkins, Allan F., claim award against Panama 922
  • Howard, Daniel E., President of Liberia, message to the Legislature 461
  • Huai River conservancy project 103

I

  • Imprisonment of J. W. Grace in Honduras 392
  • Institutions, foreign, in Turkey, regulations concerning 972
  • International Conferences and Congresses. See Conferences and Congresses.
  • Industrial property. See Property, industrial.
  • International High Commission on uniform legislation 18
    • invitation by Argentina to the United States to send delegates to 21
  • Interoceanic canal route, by way of Lake Nicaragua. See Nicaragua: canal treaty.
  • Irrigation Congress, International 15
  • Italy:
    • detention in Italy of wives and children of naturalized American citizens of Italian birth 403, 409, 411, 412, 414, 415, 417, 420
    • law of citizenship 406, 413
    • liability to military service upon return to Italy of (1) naturalized American citizens of Italian birth; (2) persons born in the United States of Italian parents before the naturalization of the parents 398
    • naturalization convention between the United States and Italy, correspondence relating to negotiations of a 403, 417, 419, 421, 426

J

  • Japan:
    • discrimination in freight rates affecting equality of commercial opportunity in China; protest of the United States 446
    • treaty between Japan and Russia guaranteeing the territorial rights and special interests of each in the Far East 429
  • Jesus Maria mine, American-owned, working of by Mexican military body 674
  • Jiménes, Juan Isidro, President of the Dominican Republic:
    • impeachment 222
    • resignation 224
  • Johnson, Thomas, murder in Mexico 651

K

  • Karger, Leon, military service case in France 273
  • Karl I, Emperor of Austria-Hungary, accession to the throne 30
  • Killing of Corporal Maurice Langdon, U. S. Army, in the riot of April 2, 1915, at Colon, Panama 924
  • Kirghis, Adrian J., military service case in France 270
  • Knapp, H. S., captain, U. S. Navy:
    • commanding United States forces of occupation in the Dominican Republic 242
    • proclamation by 246
  • Kongo, Independent State of the: acceptance by Belgium of the abrogation of provisions of certain treaties conflicting with the seamen’s act of March 4, 1915 36
  • Krus, native tribe of Liberia, crushing revolt of, against the Government of Liberia 452

L

  • Laguna cotton, expropriation of, by Mexican authorities 776
  • Lake of the Woods, overflow of the waters of 294
  • Lane, Franklin K., member of joint American-Mexican commission 607
  • Langdon, Maurice, corporal, U. S. Army, killing of, in the riot of April 2, 1915, at Colon 924
  • Latin America:
    • International High Commission 12, 13, 16
    • negotiable instruments and commercial paper (circular) 12
    • proposed articles for a general convention of arbitration and peace 3
  • Laredo, raids into American territory by Mexican bandits in the vicinity of 573, 575, 576, 624
  • Lee, Higginson & Co., loan agreement with China 128
  • Legalista Peace Party, Mexico, proclamation 613
  • Lehr, John, son killed, and wife, two daughters, and two sons captured and carried off by Yaqui Indians 660
  • Levy, Louis, military service case in France 271
  • Li Yuan-hung, President of China 84, 98
    • Mandates—
      • summoning of Parliament 85
      • improvement of rivers 118
  • Liberia:
    • financial affairs 458
    • message of President Daniel E. Howard to the Legislature 461
    • political affairs; crushing of the revolt of native tribes; assistance rendered by the United States 452
    • purchase of arms and ammunition from the united states government 453
  • Licciardo, Bartolomeo, military service in Italy 416, 423
  • London and Mexico Bank:
    • onerous conditions imposed upon in Mexico 626650
    • sequestration 643, 644
  • Lopez, Pablo:
    • confession to massacre of Americans at Santa Ysabel 528
    • declared outlaw by the de facto Mexican Government 465, 659
  • Lucas, James, claim award against Panama 921

M

  • Madera Lumber Co. mills threatened with destruction by Mexican bandits 654
  • Mangles Islands, protest by Colombia against the disposition of, by Nicaragua to the United States 912, 913
  • Mazatlan, attack on American naval detachment by Mexicans 578, 602, 603
  • Mazza, Giacomo C., military service in Italy 400, 401
  • Mazzei, Angelo, military service in Italy 399, 408, 421, 425
  • McDonald, Matthew, claim award against Panama 922
  • McHatton, R. P., murder in Mexico 651
  • Melendez, Don Carlos, President of Salvador, message to the National Assembly 955
  • Membreño, Alberto, President of Honduras, message to the Congress 391
  • Messages of the Presidents of:
  • Mexican Candelaria Co., seizure of bullion by Mexican authorities 785
  • Mexico:
    • activities of Luis de la Rosa, leader of border raids 567, 568, 569, 570
    • activities of Aniceto Pisano, leader of border raids 568, 570
    • American consular officers—
    • American consular offices, outrages on, at—
    • American naval detachments, attack on, by Mexicans, at—
    • American troops sent into Mexico in pursuit of Villa 483, 489, 490, 491, 493, 494, 495, 497, 499, 530, 537, 539, 564, 565, 577, 581
      • attacks on, by Mexican troops at—
      • protest by General Carranza against presence of expedition and demand for its withdrawal 552
      • Senate resolution on 491
      • statement by the President of the United States 489
    • Carranza, Venustiano, in charge of executive power—
      • appeal to the Mexican people to be prepared for any emergency, including war with the United States 487
      • decrees—
        • bank decree, September 15, 1916 641
        • liquidation of banks, December 16, 1916 649
        • Laguna cotton 776
        • mining decree, September 14, 1916 731, 734, 735, 737, 738
        • mining taxation, June 19, 1915 736
        • mining taxation, April 16, 1916. 716
        • registration of oil companies 773
        • renunciation by foreign stockholders of new oil companies of their national rights 771, 772, 774
        • suspension of oil drilling 762
      • protest against the presence of American troops in Mexico and demand for their withdrawal 552, 581
      • request for reciprocal crossing of border by Mexican and American troops in pursuit of bandits 485, 486, 487, 494, 501, 502, 507, 515, 518
    • Castro, Rafael, declared outlaw by the de facto Mexican Government 465
    • Chihuahua, capture by Villa 609, 610, 611, 616, 617, 618, 622
    • commission, joint American-Mexican—
      • proposition by Mexico for appointment of, to confer and settle the difficulties existing between the two Governments 601, 603, 604, 605, 606, 607, 608
      • personnel—
        • American: 607
          • Lane, Franklin K.
          • Gray, George.
          • Mott, John R.
        • Mexican: 606
          • Cabrera, Luis.
          • Bonillas, Ignacio.
          • Pani, Alberto J.
    • conference between Generals Scott, Funston, and Obregon, concerning cooperation between American and Mexican troops in Mexico 527546
    • embargo by the United States on the exportation of arms and ammunition to Mexico 787
    • financial affairs 626650
    • forced loans imposed upon American citizens 776779
    • Legalista Peace Party, proclamation 613
    • Lehr, John, son of, killed, and wife, two daughters, and two sons captured and carried off by Yaqui Indians 660
    • London and Mexico Bank—
      • onerous conditions imposed upon 626650
      • sequestration 643, 644
    • Lopez, Pablo—
      • confession to Santa Ysabel massacre of Americans 528
      • declared outlaw by the de facto Mexican Government 465
    • messages relating to affairs in Mexico by Presidents of—
      • Argentina 16
      • Guatemala 308
      • United States 469
    • murder of Americans. 651, 679
    • National Bank of Mexico—
      • onerous conditions imposed upon 626650
      • sequestration 643
    • plan of San Diego 570
    • political affairs 463625
    • protection of American—
      • citizens and interests 650
        • act of Congress appropriating $300,000 for relief of destitute Americans in Mexico 704
        • consular officers, advice to withdraw 685, 692
        • Cusi Mining Co 650
        • Frotera Navigation Co. 673
        • Jesus Maria mine 674
        • Madera Lumber Co 654
        • San Juan Mining Co 671
        • Santa Ysabel massacre 528, 651
        • withdrawal from Mexico 683 et seq.
      • mining interests 708740
        • Mexican State mining decrees 720, 721, 722, 723, 728, 731
        • mining decree of September 14, 1916 731, 734, 735, 737, 738
        • mining taxation decree of June 19, 1915 736
        • mining taxation decree of April 16, 1916 716
        • request for annulment of mining taxation decree of March 1, 1915 712, 713, 714
        • taxes paid to other than the de facto Mexican Government 719, 720, 726, 733
      • oil interests 741
        • Compañia Petrolera Maritima, S. A., cancellation of concession by the Mexican Government 741, 752, 753, 754, 760, 762
        • decree for the registration of oil companies, September 4, 1916 773
        • decree for renunciation by foreign stockholders of new oil corporations of their national rights 771, 772, 774
        • decree suspending drilling for oil of February 28, 1916 762
        • Mexican State oil decrees 75, 758, 766, 776
    • protection of foreign interests by the United States—
      • Chinese 795
        • Chee, Charley, execution 795
        • Chihuahua, massacre at 617
        • Juarez, refugees 796
        • Parral, massacre at 680
      • French 634, 647
      • Turkish, 797
        • Dominguez, Carlos, money taken from, by Mexican officials 798
        • Elias, Jorge, money taken from, by Mexican officials 797
        • Vera Cruz, persecution of Ottoman subjects at 799
    • raids into American territory by Mexican bandits—
    • reciprocal crossing of the border by Mexican and United States armed forces in pursuit of raiding bandits, request of Carranza for 485, 486, 487, 494, 495, 497, 499, 501, 502, 507, 515, 518
    • Santa Ysabel massacre of Americans 528, 651
    • seizure of American properties by Mexican authorities 776787
      • Babicora Development Co., ranch seized 784
      • Blankenship, A. R., money taken from 783
      • Boicourt, I. N., goats and sheep 784
      • cotton 776
      • Gomez, Victor, estate, tannery 785
      • Mexican Candelaria Co., bullion 785
      • San Luis Co., bullion 785
      • Richardson Construction Co. seizure of large interests in Yaqui Valley 783, 784
      • Woodward, D. J., nuts on La Marima hacienda 785, 787
    • taxation of American citizens 708740
    • Villa, Francisco—
      • declared outlaw by the de facto Government 465, 659
      • manifesto to the nation 619
      • raid on Columbus, N. Mex 480
    • Yaqui Indians, depredations of 660
  • Migratory birds, convention between the United States and Great Britain for the protection of 279
  • Military forces of the United States:
  • Military law, French 274
  • Military service, liability of American citizens in:
  • Mining interests, American, in Mexico, See Mexico: protection of American mining interests
  • Morocco:
    • American consular officers, issuance of exequaturs to, in the French and Spanish zones in Morocco 808
    • French protectorate. Abrogation of the capitulations in the French Zone 800
    • protest by the United States against the removal of certain cases from the civil courts to the French military courts 801
  • Mosquito Coast, protest by Colombia against the occupation of, by Nicaragua 813
  • Mott, John R. member of joint American-Mexican commission 607
  • Murder of Americans in Mexico:
    • Anderson, Maurice; Couch, A. H.; Coy, J. P.; Evans, Thomas M.; Hall, Alex; Hase, H. C.; Johnson, Thomas; McHatton, R. P.; Newman, George W.; Pearce, W. D.; Pringle, Charles A.; Robinson, E. L.; Romero, M. B.; Simmons, R. H.; Wadleigh, Charles; Wallace, W. J.; Watson, C. R.; Woon, J. W 651
    • Gray, Howard 679

N

  • National Bank of Haiti, adjustment of differences with the Government of Haiti 357
    • text of agreement with the Haitian Commission 358
  • National Bank of Mexico:
    • onerous conditions imposed upon 626650
    • sequestration 643
  • National Bank of Nicaragua, indebtedness of Nicaragua. See Nicaragua: financial affairs.
  • National Railroad Co. of Haiti, controversy with the Government of Haiti 368
  • Negotiable instruments, legislation on 12
  • Newman, George W., murder in Mexico 651
  • Nicaragua:
    • canal treaty, interoceanic, between the United States and Nicaragua 811
      • interpretation of the treaty of August 5, 1914 822, 824
      • protest by Colombia against the disposition by Nicaragua to the United States of the Mangles Islands (Great and Little Corn Islands); and against the occupation by Nicaragua to the Mosquito Coast 812, 813
      • protest by Costa Rica and Salvador against the consummation of 811, 814
      • protest by Honduras against Salvador’s pretended rights of co-domination in Fonseca Bay 890
      • protocol concerning future negotiations for the construction of, by way of Lake Nicaragua 821
      • text of treaty of August 5, 1914 849
    • claims of Great Britain against Nicaragua 834, 836
    • financial affairs 898917
    • suits against Nicaragua entered by Costa Rica and Salvador before the Central American Court of Justice 826, 852
      • correspondence between the court and the Government of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala 841, 853, 887, 893
      • decision by the court 862
      • refusal by Nicaragua to accept decision of the court 887

O

  • Obregon, Alvaro, General, Mexican Army, conference with Generals Funston and Scott, U. S. Army 527546
  • Oil interests, American, in Mexico. See Mexico: protection of American oil interests.
  • Open door in China, discrimination in freight rates in China affecting the principle of the 446
  • Opium, laws and regulations 13
  • Orocchi, Joseph N., military service in Italy 408, 427

P

  • Pan America: message of the President of Argentina to the Congress relating to affairs of 16
  • Pan American Permanent Nicaraguan Committee of the United States, conference between the Department of State and the 916
  • Panama:
    • arbitration of claims of American citizens against Panama, award of the arbitrator 918
    • disarmament of the national police of Panama of high-power rifles 938
    • riot at Colon, April 2, 1915; killing of Corporal Langdon and wounding of other American soldiers 924938
    • services of American consular officers for 1
    • status of the Panama Railway Co 943
  • Panama Railway Co., status of 943
  • Pani, Alberto J., Mexican member of joint American-Mexican commission 606
  • Parral, Mexico:
    • American consular agency destroyed by Villa 681
    • attack on American troops 513, 514, 519, 520, 525
    • massacre of Chinese 680
  • Patents, extension of the period of priority fixed by the international convention for the protection of 275
  • Pearce, W. D., murder in Mexico 651
  • Pershing, John J., Brigadier General, U. S. Army, commanding punitive expedition sent into Mexico in pursuit of Villa 492
  • Personal property, See Property, real and personal.
  • Pisano, Aniceto, leader of border raids, activities of 568, 570
  • Plan of San Diego 570
  • Plaza, Victorino de la, President of Argentina, message to the Congress 16
  • Porto Rico: application to Porto Rico of the provisions of the treaty of 1899 between Great Britain and the United States relative to the tenure and disposition of real and personal property 283
  • President of the United States:
    • address, annual, of President Woodrow Wilson to the Congress IX
    • Executive orders by 12
    • gifts intended for 12
    • message of President Woodrow Wilson to the Congress, transmitting the report of the Secretary of State on affairs in Mexico 469
    • statement on the punitive expedition into Mexico 489
  • Presidents of:
    • Argentina: message of President Victorino de la Plaza to the Congress 16
    • China—
      • Li Yuan-hung 84, 98
        • mandate, summoning Parliament 85
      • Yuan Shih K’ai—
        • death of 98
        • mandates—
          • postponing accession to the throne 61
          • cancelling the monarchy 69
          • appointing cabinet responsible, in administrative affairs 77
    • Costa Rica: message of President Alfredo González to the Congress 217
    • Dominican Republic—
      • Henríquez, Francisco, provisional president-elect 233
      • Jiménes, impeachment of 222
        • resignation of 224
    • Guatemala: message of President Manuel Estrada Cabrera to the Legislative Assembly 308
    • Haiti—
      • account of the overthrow and assassination of President Vilbrun Guillaume Sam in July, 1915 311
        • list of Presidents from 1879 to 1915 311
    • Honduras: message of President Alberto Membreño to the Congress 391
    • Liberia: message of President Daniel E. Howard to the Legislature 461
    • Salvador: message of President Don Carlos Melendez to the National Assembly 955
  • Pringle, Charles, A., murder in Mexico 651
  • Proclamations by:
    • Admiral Caperton, U. S. Navy, commanding military occupation in the Dominican Republic 228, 231
    • Capt. H. S. Knapp, U. S. Navy, commanding military occupation in the Dominican Republic 246
    • Legalista Peace Party, Mexico 613
    • President of the United States. See Treaties.
  • Property:
    • industrial, extension of the period of priority fixed by the international convention for the protection of 275
    • real and personal, application to Porto Rico of the provisions of the treaty of 1899 between Great Britain and the United States relative to the tenure and disposition of 283
  • Protection of: American citizens and interests in Mexico. See Mexico: protection, etc.
    • foreign interests by the United States in—
  • Protocol. See Treaties.
  • Public Health and Marine Hospital Service, instructions to officers of, on duty at foreign ports 2
  • Punitive expedition sent into Mexico in pursuit of Villa 483, 489, 490, 491, 493, 494, 495, 497, 499, 530, 537, 539, 564, 565, 577, 581
    • attacks on, by Mexican troops at—
    • protest by General Carranza against presence of expedition and demand for its withdrawal 552
    • Senate resolution on 491
    • statement by the President of the United States 489

R

  • Radio communication in the American Hemisphere, (circular) 5
    • conference of American Republics 976
  • Raids into American territory by Mexican bandits:
  • Railway concessions in China. See China: railway concessions.
  • Real property. See Property, real and personal
  • Refugees from Mexico in the United States, maintenance of 691, 696, 698, 701, 702, 703
  • Remains of Spanish sailors who died while prisoners in the United States, removal of, to Spain 957
  • Revolutionary movements in—
    • China 51
    • Dominican Republic 221
    • Liberia 452
  • Richardson Construction Co., seizure of large interests by Mexican authorities 783, 784
  • Riot at Colon, Panama, April 2, 1915 924
  • Roach, L. A., claim award against Panama 921
  • Rodgers, James L., special representative of the United States near the de facto Government of Mexico 478
  • Robinson, E. L., murder in Mexico 651
  • Romero, M. B., murder in Mexico 651
  • Russo-Asiatic Bank, railway loan to China 170
  • Russia:
    • protest against the Fengcheng-Ninghsia railway concession by China to the Siems-Carey Co. 199
    • treaty between Russia and Japan guaranteeing the territorial rights and special interests of each in the Far East 429

S

  • Salvador:
    • message of President Don Carlos Melendez to the National Assembly 955
    • protest against the consummation of the interoceanic canal treaty between the United States and Nicaragua 814
    • protest by Honduras against Salvador’s pretended rights of codomination in Fonseca Bay 890
    • suit against Nicaragua before the Central American Court of Justice 852 et seq.
      • correspondence between the court and the Governments of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala 841, 853, 887, 893
      • decision of the court 862
      • refusal by Nicaragua to accept decision of the court 887
  • San Diego, plan of 570
  • San Juan Mining Co., looting by Mexican bandits 671
  • San Luis Co., seizure of bullion by Mexican authorities 785
  • Santa Ysabel, Mexico, massacre of American citizens at 528, 651
    • Anderson, Maurice.
    • Couch, A. H.
    • Coy, J. P.
    • Evans, Thomas M.
    • Hall, Alex.
    • Hase, H. C.
    • Johnson, Thomas.
    • McHatton, R. P.
    • Newman, George W.
    • Pearce, W. D.
    • Pringle, Charles A.
    • Robinson, E. L.
    • Romero, M. B.
    • Simmons, R. H.
    • Wadleigh, Charles.
    • Wallace, W. J.
    • Watson, C. R.
    • Woon, J. W.
  • Schools and institutions, foreign, in Turkey, regulations concerning 972
  • Scientific Congress, Second Pan American 976
  • Scott, Gen. Hugh L., U. S. Army, conference with General Obregon, Mexican Array 527546
  • Seamen’s act of March 4, 1915:
    • abrogation of provisions of certain treaties conflicting with, and acceptance thereof, by—
      • Belgium 33
        • for the Independent State of the Kongo 34
      • Brazil, statement of status of treaty provisions 36
      • China 37
      • Denmark 38
      • France 39
      • Greece 41
    • application of Section 11 to foreign vessels 5
  • Secretary of State, report on affairs in Mexico 469
  • Seizure of American properties in Mexico. See Mexico: seizure of American properties.
  • Selby, Joseph A., claim award against Panama 922
  • Seligman, J. W. & Co., indebtedness of Nicaragua. See Nicaragua: financial affairs.
  • Senate resolution:
    • on the punitive expedition sent into Mexico 491
    • requesting information on affairs in Mexico 463
  • Siems-Carey Co.:
    • Huai River conservancy and improvement of the Grand Canal in China 104
    • railway concessions in China 183
  • Silliman, John R., appointed special agent of the United States to remain with General Carranza 465
  • Simmons, R. H., murder in Mexico 651
  • Spain:
    • issuance of exequaturs to American consular officers in the Spanish zone in Morocco 808
    • removal of the remains of Spanish sailors who died while prisoners in the United States 957
  • Special interests and territorial rights in the Far East, treaty between Japan and Russia guaranteeing 429
  • Stokes, George F., claim award against Panama 921

T

  • Tampico, attack on American naval detachment at 598
  • Tariff, new customs, in Turkey 975
  • Taxation of American citizens in Mexico. See Mexico: protection of American mining interests.
  • Tenure of real and personal property, application to Porto Rico of the provisions of the treaty of 1899 between Great Britain and the United States relative to 283
  • Territorial rights and special interests in the Far East, treaty between Japan and Russia guaranteeing 429
  • Thomas, Isaac J., claim award against Panama 921
  • Thurston, Walter C., special agent in Mexico 645
  • Torreon, Mexico, American consulate attacked by mob and demolished 671
  • Trade-marks:
    • convention, international, for the protection of, text 980
    • extension of the period of priority fixed by the international convention of June 2, 1911, for the protection of 275
  • Treaties: by country—
    • Belgium and the United States—
      • abrogation of Articles 11 and 12 of the treaty of March 9, 1880 33
      • acceptance of the abrogation of Article 5 of the treaty of January 24, 1891, between the United States and the Independent State of the Kongo 35
    • Brazil and the United States—
      • statement of status of Article 31 of the treaty of December 12, 1828 36
      • treaty for the advancement of general peace 43
    • China and the United States—
      • abrogation of second sentence of Article 18 of the treaty of 1858 37
      • agreement extending time for appointment of commission under the treaty of September 15, 1914 50
    • Colombia and the United States: treaty of April 6, 1914, correspondence relating to 211
    • Costa Rica and the United States—
      • protocol concerning future negotiations for the construction of an interoceanic canal by way of Lake Nicaragua 821
        • nonacceptance of above protocol by Costa Rica 840, 846
    • Denmark and the United States: abrogation of Articles 1 and 2 of the treaty of July 11, 1861 38
    • Ecuador and the United States: treaty for the advancement of general peace 257
    • France and the United States—
      • abrogation of Article 6 of the treaty of June 24, 1822, and of Articles 8 and 9 of the treaty of February 23, 1853 39
      • exchange of notes concerning French interests in Haiti 385
    • Great Britain and the United States—
      • convention for the protection of migratory birds 279
      • text of the convention of March 2, 1899, relating to the tenure and disposition of real and personal property 287
        • application of the provisions of above convention to Porto Rico 283
    • Greece and the United States: abrogation of Articles 12 and 13 of the treaty of November 19, 1902 41
    • Guatemala and the United States: agreement extending time for appointment of the commission under Article II of the treaty of September 20, 1913 307
    • Haiti and the United States—
      • agreement carrying out the provisions of Article XIII of the treaty of September 16, 1915, with reference to the control of telegraphs and telephones in Haiti 337
      • agreement establishing the compensation of the financial adviser, the general receiver of customs, and the deputy general receiver under Articles II and XIII of the treaty of September 16, 1915 332, 333
      • protocol carrying out the provisions of Article X of the treaty of September 16, 1915, with reference to the formation of a gendarmerie and its command 334
      • protocol perfecting the French text of protocol of August 24, 1916, relating to the Haitian gendarmerie 337
      • treaty relating to the finances, economic development, and tranquillity of Haiti, text 328
        • interpretation of Article II of above treaty 364
    • Honduras and the United States: treaty for the advancement of general peace 389
    • International convention for the protection of trade-marks and commercial names, text 980
    • International High Commission on uniform legislation, draft treaty providing for an international gold clearance fund 18
    • Italy and the United States: correspondence relating to negotiations of a naturalization convention 403, 417, 419, 421, 426
    • Japan and Russia: treaty guaranteeing the territorial rights and special interests of each in the Far East 429
    • Latin America: proposed articles for a general convention of arbitration and peace 3
    • Nicaragua and the United States—
      • canal treaty, interoceanic, of August 5, 1914, text 849
        • interpretation of above treaty 822, 824
      • protocol concerning future negotiations for the construction of an interoceanic canal by way of Lake Nicaragua 821
    • Russia and Japan: treaty guaranteeing the territorial rights and special interests of each in the Far East 429
    • United States. (Indexed under the names of the other contracting countries.)
  • Treaties: by subject—
    • arbitration, proposed articles for a general convention of peace and 3
    • canal, interoceanic—
      • United States and Costa Rica, protocol 821
        • nonacceptance of above protocol by Costa Rica 840, 846
      • United States and Nicaragua 849
        • interpretation of above treaty 822, 824
        • protocol concerning future negotiations for the construction of 821
    • gold clearance fund, international, draft treaty 18
    • Haitian financial adviser, the general receiver of customs, and the deputy receiver, agreement establishing the compensation under Articles II and XIII of the treaty of September 16, 1915 332, 333
    • Haitian finances, economic development, and tranquillity, text of treaty between the United States and Haiti 328
      • interpretation of Article II of above treaty 364
    • Haitian gendarmerie, formation and command, protocol carrying out the provisions of Article X of the treaty of September 16, 1915, relating to 334
      • protocol perfecting the French text of above protocol 337
    • Haitian telegraphs and telephones, agreement carrying out the provisions of Article XIII of the treaty of September 16, 1915, with reference to 337
    • interests of France in Haiti, exchange of notes between the United States and France concerning 385
    • naturalization convention between the United States and Italy, correspondence relating to negotiations of a 403, 417, 419, 421, 426
    • peace, advancement of general, text of treaties between the United States and—
      • Brazil 43
      • Chile 46
      • China, agreement extending time for appointment of commission under the treaty of September 15, 1914 50
      • Ecuador 257
      • Guatemala, agreement extending time for appointment of the commission under Article II of the treaty of September 20, 1913 307
      • Honduras 389
    • peace, proposed articles for a general convention of arbitration and 3
    • protection of migratory birds—text of convention between the United States and Great Britain 279
    • protection of trade-marks and commercial names, international convention, text 980
    • relations—Colombia and the United States, treaty of April 6, 1914, correspondence relating to 211
    • seamen’s act of March 4, 1915, abrogation of provisions of certain treaties conflicting with 33
    • tenure and disposition of real and personal property—text of convention of March 2, 1899, between Great Britain and the United States relating to 287
      • application of above convention to Porto Rico 283
    • territorial rights and special interests, treaty between Japan and Russia guaranteeing the, in the Far East 429
  • Turkey:
    • attempted abrogation by Turkey of the capitulations 963
      • instructions issued by the Ottoman Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the guidance of provincial officers 968
      • regulations concerning foreign schools and institutions 972
    • new Ottoman customs tariff 975
    • protection by the United States of Turkish interests in Mexico 797

U

  • United States:
    • address, annual, of President Woodrow Wilson to the Congress IX
    • amendment to rules governing the admission of Chinese to 11
    • embargo on the exportation of arms and ammunition to Mexico 787
    • occupation of the Dominican Republic by military forces of the 227
    • proposed return of naturalized citizens against whom the presumption of expatriation has arisen 10
    • protection of foreign interests in—
      • Ecuador, Chinese interests 259
      • Mexico—
        • Chinese interests 795
        • French interests 634, 647
        • Turkish interests 797
    • protest against—
      • discrimination in freight rates in China affecting equality of commercial opportunity 446
      • removal of certain cases from the civil courts to the French military courts in Morocco 801
    • raids into American territory by Mexican bandits—
    • refusal by the, to recognize the provisional government of Francisco Henríquez of the Dominican Republic 233
    • Senate concurrent resolution No. 17, Sixty-fourth Congress, first session, relating to the punitive expedition sent into Mexico in pursuit of Villa 491
    • Senate resolution requesting information on affairs in Mexico 463
    • special agents in Mexico—
      • Belt, John W 481
      • Carothers, George C 479
      • Rodgers, James L 478
      • Silliman, John R 465
      • Thurston, Walter C 645

V

  • Vera Cruz, Mexico, persecution of Ottoman subjects 799
  • Vessels, foreign, application of provisions of Section 11 of the seamen’s act of March 4, 1915, to 5
  • Villa, Francisco:
    • declared outlaw by the de facto Mexican Government 465, 659
    • manifesto to the nation 619
    • raid on Columbus, N. Mex 480

W

  • Wadleigh, Charles, murder in Mexico 651
  • Wallace, W. J., murder in Mexico 651
  • War of 1914–1918, note II
  • Watson, C. R., murder in Mexico 651
  • Wilson, Woodrow, President of the United States:
    • address, annual, to the Congress IX
    • Executive orders by 12
    • message to the Congress, transmitting the report of the Secretary of State on affairs in Mexico 469
    • statement by, on the punitive expedition into Mexico 489
  • Winbrough, Gordon, claim award against Panama 921
  • Woodward, D. J., seizure of nuts on La Marima hacienda by Mexican authorities. 785, 787
  • Woon, J. W., murder in Mexico 651

Y

  • Yaqui Indians, Mexico, depredations of 660
  • Young, John, claim award against Panama 921
  • Yuan Shih K’ai, President of China:
    • death of 98
    • mandates—
      • postponing accession to the throne 61
      • canceling the monarchy 69
      • appointing cabinet responsible in administrative affairs 77
  • Yuhas, Andrew, claim award against Panama 922

Z

  • Zuffi, John, military service in Italy 400, 421