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A

  • Address, annual, of President Woodrow Wilson to the Congress IX
  • Alexander, King of the Hellenes, accession to the throne 7 49
  • American—
    • Ambassador, George W. Guthrie, death of, in Japan and removal of remains to the United States on a Japanese war vessel 843
    • citizens in—
      • China—
        • discriminating against, in the exportation of flour from China 275
      • Guatemala—
        • transportation furnished to destitute, by the United States after the earthquake 758
      • Italy:
        • impressment in the Italian army 836842
          • Andreaccio, Guglielmo 838, 840, 842
          • Donati, Hannibal (Annibale) 836, 839
          • Ghiloni, Frank 836, 837
          • Messino, Vito (Francesco) 837, 839
          • Orocchi, Joseph Nicholas 838, 841
      • Mexico. See Mexico, protection, seizure etc.
    • corporations, etc.—
      • American International Corporation—
        • agreement with the Chinese Government for the issue of the Grand Canal improvement bonds 225
        • cooperation with Japanese interests in the improvement of the Grand Canal, agreement 212
      • American National Red Cross:
        • assistance rendered to Guatemala and Salvador in earthquakes 755, 1214
        • establishment of chapters, circular 4
      • American Smelting and Refining Co., forced loan imposed upon, in Mexico 1074, 1076
    • fleet, visit of, to Buenos Aires 5
    • mining interests, protection in Mexico. See Mexico: protection, etc.
    • Minister, William Hayne Leavell, arrest by a Guatemalan officer, release and apology by the Guatemalan Government 752
    • oil interests, protection in Mexico. See Mexico: protection, etc.
    • punitive expedition, withdrawal from Mexico 907, 908
  • Andreaccio, Guglielmo, impressment in the Italian army 838, 840, 842
  • Antilles, Danish. See Denmark, negotiations for the sale, etc.
  • Argentina:
    • Visit of an American fleet to Buenos Aires upon invitation by the Argentine Government 5
  • Arms and accoutrements taken from Mexican soldiers, refugees in the United States, return to the Mexican Government 915, 939, 941
  • Arms and ammunition, embargo against the exportation from the United States to Mexico 10781088
  • Asylum granted by American diplomatic officers in—
    • China—
      • adherents of Emperor Hsuan Tung 88
      • President Li Yuan-hung 93
    • Costa Rica—
      • President Alfredo González 306
  • Asylum in the United States to Chinese refugees accompanying General Pershing’s forces out of Mexico 1088, 1091
  • Austria-Hungary:
    • abrogation of provisions of certain treaties conflicting with the seamen’s act of March 4, 1915, acceptance of the abrogation by Austria 9

B

  • Banco Central, liquidation by the Mexican Government 1014
  • Banco Hipotecario de Credito Mexicano, liquidation by the Mexican Government 1014
  • Banco Internacional Hipotecario, forced loan imposed upon by the Mexican Government 1011, 1012
  • Bank of British West Africa, loan agreement with the Government of Liberia 889
  • Bank of London and Mexico—
    • forced loan imposed upon, by the Mexican Government 1006
    • liquidation of, by the Mexican Government 1006, 1010, 1011
  • Barron, —, forced loan imposed upon, in Mexico 1076
  • Bertrand, Francisco, President of Honduras, message to the Congress 834
  • Bonillas, Ygnacio, Mexican Ambassador to the United States, appointment and reception 910, 915
  • Boundary dispute between Guatemala and Honduras. See Guatemala.
  • Brazil:
    • demonstration of friendship toward the United States by the Government and people of Brazil 26
  • Brown Bros, and Co., contract with Nicaragua for the payment of claims 1151

C

  • Cabrera, Manuel Estrada, President of Guatemala, message to the Congress 751
  • Capitulations in Morocco, abrogation 1093, 1095, 1096
  • Carranza, Venustiano, President of Mexico:
    • decrees—
      • acquisition of canceled mining properties, March 31, 1917 1053
      • exclusive jurisdiction of the General Government over natural resources, August 31, 1916 1063
      • law of payments—
        • September 15, 1916 998
          • protest by the United States against the application of this law to American citizens 1003
        • December 11, 1916 1004
        • December 16, 1916 1005
      • liquidation of banks—
      • mining properties in Oaxaca, circular April 3, 1917 1055
      • operation of mines, February 16, 1917 1044
      • circulars February 21 and March 10, 1917, regulations 1048, 1050
      • petroleum taxation, April 13, 1917 1065
      • protest against above decree 1068
      • renunciation by foreign concessionaires of their rights as
        • foreigners—
          • December 15, 1916 1059
            • protest against above decree 1059
          • April 24, 1917 1061
      • sole bank of issue, September 21, 1917 1014, 1015
    • election and inauguration 910, 912, 938, 939, 940, 943
    • procedure of election 913
    • report to the Congress on affairs in Mexico from February 18, 1913, to April 15, 1918 983, 991
    • statement denying intention to take over oil properties in exploitation 1072
  • Central America:
    • denunciation by Nicaragua of the treaty of December 20, 1907, instituting the Central American Court of Justice. Renewed attempt to form a Union of Central American Republics 29
  • Chamorro, Emiliano, President of Nicaragua, messages to the Congress 1097, 1099
  • Chengchiatun, Mongolia, demands of Japan upon China in consequence of a clash between Chinese and Japanese troops at 241
  • Chihuahua Potosi Mining Co., forced loan imposed upon, in Mexico 1074, 1076, 1077
  • China:
    • address of Viscount Motono in the Imperial Diet of Japan relating to China 119
    • agreement with Russia concerning the suppression of the liquor traffic in Northern Manchuria 289
      • regulations issued by China 288
        • acceptance of the regulations by the United States 291
    • application of the most favored nation clause in the treaty of June 18, 1858, between the United States and China, to the concessions obtained by Japan in Manchuria and Eastern Mongolia under the Sino-Japanese treaty of May 25, 1915 285
    • asylum—
      • adherents of the Emperor by the diplomatic corps and the American Legation 88
      • President Li Yuan-hung in the American Legation 93
    • attempted restoration of the monarchy 79
      • edicts by Emperor Hsuan Tung 82
      • precautionary measures taken by Great Britain, Japan and the United States to protect foreign interests 80, 81, 85, 86
    • claim of Japan to “special and close relations “with China 259
      • agreement of mutual interest relating to China between the United States and Japan, effected by exchange of notes (Lansing-Ishii) 264
      • declaration of the Chinese Government 270
      • exposition of the policy of the United States 260
      • premature publicity given to the notes 265, 269, 271, 273, 274
      • statement to the press 266
    • demands of Japan in consequence of a clash between Chinese and Japanese troops at Chengchiatun 241
      • inquiry by the United States and attitude of Japan toward the inquiry 244
    • discrimination against American exporters in China in the exportation of flour from China 275
    • Feng Kuo-chang, President of China:
      • assumption of duties of President 87
      • mandates—
        • convocation of Parliament 106
        • establishment of the National Council 106
        • punishment of rebels 106
    • financial affairs 114
      • attitude of Great Britain and the United States towards loan requests by China 136, 137, 139
      • consortium, six-power—
      • currency reform and reorganization loan negotiations 138, 144, 145, 148, 149, 150, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 159
      • establishment of an industrial bank 114
      • loan negotiations—
        • Bank of Communications and the Japanese banking group 123, 150 Continental and Commercial Trust and Savings Bank of Chicago 132
        • Lee, Higginson and Co 158
        • Ministry of Finance and the Yokohama Specie Bank 146
        • United States, war loan 140, 142
      • Huai River and Grand Canal conservancy project 207
        • agreement between the Chinese Government and the American International Corporation for the issue of the Grand Canal improvement bonds 225
        • cooperation of American and Japanese interests 207
          • agreement between the American International Corporation and the Industrial Bank of Japan 212
      • Li Yuan-hung, President of China:
        • declaration of his policy 52
        • inability to perform the duties of President 87
        • mandate dissolving Parliament 67
      • Manchuria, Japan’s “special position” in 182, 187
      • military government, so-called, at Canton 84, 90, 98, 99, 105, 108, 109, 111, 113
      • murder of sixty Chinese in Torreon by Villista forces 905
      • “open door” principle 184, 185, 188, 189, 191, 192, 195, 197, 199
      • parliament, dissolution of, by presidential mandate 67
      • political affairs. Opposition of military governors of northern provinces towards the Central Government. Dissolution of Parliament. Attempt to restore the monarchy. Opposition of the southern provinces. Incapacity of President Li Yuan-hung. Assumption of the office of Acting President by Vice President Feng Kuo-chang. Attempted establishment of an opposition government at Canton. Re-convocation of Parliament 46113
      • political dissensions in China, attitude of—
        • France 75
        • Great Britain 74, 102
        • Japan 60, 68, 72, 73, 77
        • United States 48
          • misrepresentation of the attitude of the United States by Japanese newspapers 48, 61
      • protection of Chinese interests in Mexico by the United States 10881092
        • asylum in the United States to Chinese refugees accompanying General Pershing’s forces out of Mexico 1088, 1091
        • good offices by American consular officers 1089, 1090
      • railway concessions 160
        • agreement with the Chinese Central Railways, Ltd., London, for the construction of the Pukou-Sinyang Railway 177
        • agreement with the Yokohama Specie Bank for the building of the Ssupingkai-Chengchiatun railway 163
        • claim of France to priority in railway construction in Kwangsi 183, 184, 186, 187, 188, 189, 192, 204
        • claim of Great Britain to preference in railway construction in Hupeh and Hunan 190, 191, 195, 197, 199, 204, 205
        • cooperation of American and Japanese interests 170, 171
        • general provisional railway loan agreement with Japanese capitalists, dated October 5, 1913 177
        • Hukuang Railway, suggestions for the construction of 200, 204
        • Siems-Carey Co. assignment of additional railway lines 173, 174
      • revolutionary movements 51
        • provisional government at Tientsin 65
      • taxation of foreigners 232
  • Chiriqui Railway, Panama, extension 11791184
  • Chosen Bank, loan agreement with the Bank of Communications of China 123, 150
  • Christmas Dirckinck Holmfeld, Captain Walter von, pretensions to remuneration for assistance rendered in the negotiation for the treaty of January 24, 1902, for the sale of the Danish West Indies to the United States 457, 505, 506, 517, 520, 522, 523
  • Circular instructions to American diplomatic and consular officers 3
  • Claims against:
    • Ecuador: Guayaquil and Quito Railway Company 730747
    • Nicaragua:
      • Brown Bros. and Co 1151
      • Corporation of Foreign Bondholders 1151
      • Emery claim 1151
      • National Bank of Nicaragua 1151
      • Seligman, J. & W 1151
      • United States Mortgage and Trust Co 1151
    • Panama:
  • Colombia:
    • treaty of April 6, 1914, between the United States and Colombia, correspondence relating to 292
  • Commission, joint American-Mexican, report’ of proceedings 916
  • Commission of Public Credit, Nicaragua, law creating 1119
  • Compagnie Nationale des Chemins de Fer d’Haiti. See National Railroad Company of Haiti.
  • Compañia de los Puertos de Cuba. See Cuban Ports Company.
  • Concessions granted by Denmark in the Danish West Indies—
  • Congress, twelfth international Farm Congress 3, 4
  • Constantin, King of Greece, abdication 749
  • Constitution of the United Mexican States, 1917 946982
    • prohibition of schools conducted by religious orders or missions 946
    • protest by the United States against certain provisions of the constitution of Mexico 947
    • renunciation of foreign nationality in acquiring property 982
  • Continental and Commercial Trust and Savings Bank of Chicago, loan agreement with the Chinese Government 132
  • Corporation of Foreign Bondholders, contract with Nicaragua for the payment of claims 1151
  • Costa Rica:
    • political affairs. Revolution; overthrow of President Alfredo González by the Minister of War, Federico Tinoco 301349
      • asylum granted to President González, his family, and members of his Government by the American Legation. 301, 304, 305, 323, 324, 325
      • counter revolutionary movements 348
      • attitude of the United States towards such movements 349
      • election of Tinoco as President 321
      • new constitution adopted 323
      • refusal of the United States to recognize the de facto Government of Tinoco or his election as President 306, 307, 308, 309, 320, 326, 327, 331, 337, 343
    • renewed attempt to form a Union of Central American States 37
    • suits of Costa Rica and Salvador against Nicaragua before the Central American Court of Justice 11001111
      • award of the court in the suit of Salvador 1101
      • rejection by Nicaragua of the awards rendered by the court in the suits 1104
  • Cuba:
    • Cuban Ports Co., controversy between the company and the Cuban Government 431
      • good offices of the United States requested by the British Government and the Cuban Ports Co 434, 439
      • message of President Menocal to the Congress 454
      • settlement of the case 456
    • plots against the lives of President Mario G. Menocal and the American Minister, William E. Gonzales 352, 402, 405
    • political affairs 350414
      • election and inauguration of Mario G. Menocal as President and Emilio Nuñez as Vice President 401, 403, 410, 412, 413
      • election disputes 350
      • statement of the attitude of the United States 351
      • revolutionary movements 354
        • Gómez, José Miguel, leader of the revolution, capture by Government forces 379
        • landing of American marines 369, 416
        • proclamation of President Menocal 392
        • statements of the attitude of the United States 356, 363, 366, 371, 387, 407
    • protection of American interests. Burning and pillaging of sugar plantations, buildings, and mills; destruction of railway bridges, buildings, and equipment by Cuban revolutionists. Demands on the Cuban Government by the United States for protection of American interests 414431
    • sugar production in 408
  • Cuban Ports Company, controversy between the company and the Cuban Government 431

D

  • Day, William A., claim against Panama 1154
  • De la Rosa, Luis, Mexican leader of border raids, collapse of activities under plan of San Diego 906, 914
  • Denmark:
    • negotiations between the Governments of Denmark and the United States for the sale of the Danish West India Islands to the United States 457706
      • I. Negotiations for the treaty of January 24, 1902 457544
        • Christmas Dirckinck Holmfeld, Captain Walter von, pretensions to remuneration for assistance rendered in the negotiations 457, 505, 506, 517, 520, 522, 523
        • convention, text 514
        • description and trade return of the islands 459
        • plebiscite 501, 502, 504, 506, 507, 508, 510, 511, 512, 529, 535
        • neither United States nor Denmark under obligation to the good offices of private parties in reaching this agreement 517
        • ratification of the treaty failed in the Danish Landsthing 541
        • supplementary convention for, the extension of the time for the ratification of the treaty 535, 536, 537, 538, 539, 540
      • II. Informal discussions 545588
        • description, statements of economic conditions, and historical sketch of the islands and résumé of previous negotiations for the purchase of the islands by the United States 568, 573, 578, 579, 580
        • Germans in the West India Islands, Central and South America, newspaper articles 573, 575
        • proposition (unofficial) for the cession of Mindanao, Philippine Islands, to Denmark in return for the cession to the United States of Greenland and the Danish West Indies, Denmark having the right to cede Mindanao to Germany in return for Northern Schleswig 561, 589, 591
      • III. Negotiations for the treaty of August 4, 1916 588706
        • concessions granted by the Danish Government in the islands, copies of original documents 608, 626, 627, 646, 653, 657, 660, 668, 671, 679
          • memorandum on all concessions 659
        • convention, text 694
        • Danish National Church in the islands, exchange of notes relating to 675, 676, 701
        • declaration by the United States concerning Greenland 640, 646, 700
        • laborers’ strike in the Island of St. Croix 602
        • plebiscite 680, 681, 686, 687
        • The West Indian Company, Ltd 603
        • Virgin Islands, name substituted for the Danish West India Islands 706
  • Dominican Republic:
    • claims commission, establishment by executive order 721
    • political affairs; continuation of the military occupation by United States forces; measures for pacification and rehabilitation of the country 707720
      • establishment of civil service by executive order 720
      • reports of the military government 709, 718
      • suspension of the functions of the Dominican Congress by executive order 708
  • Donati, Hannibal (Annibale), impressment in the Italian army 836, 839
  • Duncan, Basil Burns, railway concession by Panama 11851194

E

  • Earthquake in—
    • Guatemala 754
      • assistance rendered by the United States and the American National Red Cross 755
    • Salvador 1214
      • assistance rendered by the United States and the American National Red Cross 1214
  • Ecuador:
    • Guayaquil and Quito Railway Company’s claim against Ecuador 730747
      • reiteration of denial by Ecuador of propriety of diplomatic action by the United States 731, 734, 736, 741
      • resolution to reinstitute suit against the company by Ecuador 746
        • protest of the United States 746
  • Embargo—
    • arms and ammunition, exportation from the United States to Mexico 10781088
    • certain articles, exportation from the United States to certain countries, lists of articles and countries, proclamation by the President 1083
  • Emery, —, American citizen, assault on in Mexico 1022
  • Emery claim against Nicaragua—
    • contract between Brown Bros, and Co. and Nicaragua for the payment of 1151
    • protest by Great Britain against preferential treatment of 1142, 1143
  • Eppler, Jack, murder of, in Mexico 1031, 1032, 1034
  • Exchange of Notes. See treaties.
  • Executive orders by Admiral Knapp in the Dominican Republic—
    • creation of the Dominican claims commission 721
    • establishment of civil service 720
    • rules and regulations for the Dominican claims commission 721, 728
    • suspension of the functions of the Dominican Congress 708
  • Expedition, American punitive, withdrawal from Mexico 907, 908
  • Extraterritorial rights of the United States in Morocco, abrogation 1093, 1095, 1096

F

  • Farm Congress, twelfth international 3, 4
  • Farnum (Foreman), Henry, murder of, in Mexico 1031
  • Feng Kuo-chang, President of China:
    • assumption of duties of President 87
    • mandates—
      • convocation of Parliament 106
      • establishment of the National Council 106
      • punishment of rebels 106
  • Fletcher, Henry P., American Ambassador to Mexico, appointment and reception 910, 915
  • Foreman (Farnum), Henry, murder of, in Mexico 1031
  • France:
    • agreement between the United States, France, and Great Britain concerning the receivership of customs in Liberia 890, 891
    • attitude towards political dissensions in China 75
    • claim to priority in railway construction in Kwangsi, China 183, 184, 186, 187, 188, 189, 192, 204
    • extraterritorial rights of the United States in Morocco, abrogation 1093
    • French protectorate in Morocco, recognition by the United States 10931096

G

  • Germans in the West India Islands, Central and South America, newspaper articles 573, 575
  • Germany:
    • abrogation of provisions of certain treaties conflicting with the seamen’s act of March 4, 1915, correspondence relating to 12
  • Ghiloni, Frank, impressment in the Italian army 836, 837
  • Goméz, José Miguel, leader of the revolution in Cuba, capture by Government forces 379
  • Gonzales, William E., American Minister to Cuba, plot against the life of 402, 405
  • Gonzáles, Alfredo, President of Costa Rica:
    • asylum granted to by the American Legation 306
    • overthrow by Frederico Tinoco 301
  • Grand Canal, China, improvement project 207
  • Great Britain:
    • agreement between the United States, France, and Great Britain concerning the receivership of customs in Liberia 890, 891
    • attitude towards loan requests by China 136, 141, 144
    • attitude towards political dissensions in China 74, 102
    • claim to preference in railway construction in Hupeh and Hunan, China 190, 191, 195, 197, 199, 204, 205
    • precautionary measures taken for the protection of foreign interests during the attempted restoration of the monarchy in China 80, 81, 85, 86
    • protest against preferential treatment of the Emery claim against Nicaragua 1142, 1143
    • relations with Mexico concerning the dissolution of partnership between Messrs. Pearson and the Mexican Government in regard to the Tehuantepec Railway and the Hawaiian Steamship Co 1016
  • Greece:
    • abdication of King Constantin and accession of King Alexander to the throne 749
  • Greenland:
    • declaration by the United States relating to 640, 646, 700
    • proposition for the cession to the United States by Denmark in return for the cession of Mindanao, Philippine Islands, to Denmark 561, 589, 591
  • Grey, Howard, murder of, in Mexico 1019
  • Guatemala:
    • arrest of the American Minister, William Hayne Leavell, by a Guatemalan officer; release and apology offered by the Guatemalan Government 752
    • boundary dispute between Guatemala and Honduras 760
      • convention of limits of August 1, 1914, between Guatemala and Honduras 786
      • good offices and mediation of the United States offered by the United States 780
        • acceptance by Guatemala 780
        • acceptance by Honduras 781, 783
      • preliminary arrangement of September 20, 1917, between Guatemala and Honduras for the settlement of the boundary dispute 784
      • report on the boundary question between Guatemala and Honduras by the Guatamalan Special Mission 766
    • Earthquake 754
      • assistance rendered by the United States and the American National Red Cross 755
      • transportation for destitute American citizens to the United States 758
    • message of President Manuel Estrada Cabrera to the Congress 751
    • renewed attempt to form a Union of Central American States 37
  • Guayaquil and Quito Railway Company:
    • claim against Ecuador 730747
    • reiteration of denial by Ecuador of propriety of diplomatic action by the United States 731, 734, 736, 741
    • resolution to reinstitute suit against the company by Ecuador 746
      • protest by the United States 746
  • Guthrie, George W., American Ambassador to Japan, death and transportation of remains to the United States on a Japanese war vessel 843

H

  • Haiti:
    • American-Haitian constabulary agreement of August 24, 1916, amendments by exchanges of notes 809, 811, 812, 813
    • American-Haitian treaty of September 16, 1915—
      • extension of the duration of the treaty to twenty years, protocol 807
      • interpretation of Article II 803
    • controversy between the National Railroad Company of Haiti and the Government of Haiti 813833
    • political, financial, and economic affairs 802813
      • policy of the United States 802
      • protest by the Haitian Government against the order of Admiral Caperton, issued in February, 1916, relating to attachments of salaries of Haitian officials 803, 808
  • Hahn, Fred, murder of, in Mexico 1031, 1034
  • Hawaiian Steamship Co., dissolution of partnership between Messrs. Pearson and the Mexican Government concerning the steamship company 1016
  • Hellenes, abdication of King Constantin and accession of King Alexander to the throne 749
  • Honduras:
    • boundary dispute between Honduras and Guatemala. See under Guatemala.
    • message of President Francisco Bertrand to Congress 834
    • renewed attempt to form a Union of Central American States 37
  • Hsuan Tung, attempted restoration of the monarchy in China as Emperor 79
  • edicts by 82
  • Huai River and Grand Canal conservancy project, China 207
  • Hukuang Railway, China, suggestions for the construction of 200, 204
  • Hunan, China, claim of Great Britain to preference in railway construction in 190, 191, 195, 197, 199, 204, 205
  • Hupeh, China, claim of Great Britain to preference in railway construction in 190, 191, 195, 197, 199, 204, 205

I

  • Immigration laws of the United States, admission of Japanese “picture brides” 848876
  • Independence Day, American, commemoration of, by the Brazilian Government 26
  • Industrial Bank of Japan, cooperation with American interests in the improvement of the Grand Canal, China, agreement 212
  • Industrial Development Bank, loan agreement with the Bank of Communications of China 123, 150
  • International Conferences and Congresses. See Congress, etc.
  • Ishii, Kikujiro, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the United States on special mission 258
  • Ishii-Lansing notes, agreement of mutual interest relating to China, exchanged between the United States and Japan 264
  • Italy:
    • abrogation of provisions of certain treaties conflicting with the seamen’s act of March 4, 1915, acceptance of abrogation by Italy 18
    • denunciation by Italy of the treaty of May 8, 1878; withdrawal of the denunciation by Italy and acquiescence therein by the United States 20
    • impressment of American citizens in the Italian Army 830842
      • cases of—
        • Andreaccio, Guglielmo 838, 840, 842
        • Donati, Hannibal (Annibale) 836, 839
        • Ghiloni, Frank 836, 837
        • Messino, Vito (Francesco) 837, 839
        • Orocchi, Joseph Nicholas 838, 841
  • I. W. W., activities in Mexico 1021, 1028, 1030

J

  • Japan:
    • address of Viscount Motono in the Imperial Diet relating to China 119
    • admission of Japanese “picture brides” into the United States under the immigration laws of the United States 848876
    • application of the most favored nation clause in the treaty of June 18, 1858, between the United States and China, to the concessions obtained by Japan in Manchuria and Eastern Mongolia under the Sino-Japanese treaty of May 25, 1915 285
    • attitude towards political dissensions in China 60, 68, 72, 73, 77, 103
    • claim to “special and close relations” with China 259
      • agreement of mutual interest relating to China, effected by exchange of notes (Lansing-Ishii) between the United States and Japan 264
    • cooperation of American and Japanese interests in the Huai River and Grand Canal conservancy project 207
    • cooperation of American and Japanese interests in railway building in China 170, 171
    • death of George W. Guthrie, American Ambassador to Japan, and removal of remains to the United States on a Japanese war vessel 843
    • demands upon China in consequence of a clash between Chinese and Japanese troops at Chengchiatun 241
      • inquiry by the United States and attitude of Japan towards the inquiry 244
    • Ishii, Kikujiro, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary on special mission to the United States 258
    • Ishii-Lansing notes, agreement of mutual interest relating to China, exchanged between Japan and the United States 264
    • Manchuria, Japan’s “special position” in 182, 187
    • precautionary measures taken for the protection of foreign interests during the attempted restoration of the monarchy in China 80, 81, 85, 86
  • Johnson, George, forced loan imposed upon, in Mexico 1076, 1077

K

  • Knapp, H. S., Admiral U. S. Navy, executive orders issued by, in Haiti 708, 720, 721, 728
  • Krakauer, —, forced loan imposed upon in Mexico 1076
  • Kwangsi, China, claim of France to priority in railway construction in 183, 184, 186, 187, 188, 189, 192, 204

L

  • Langdon, Maurice, claim against Panama for the killing of 1154
  • Lansing-Ishii notes, agreement of mutual interest relating to China, exchanged between the United States and Japan 264
  • Leavell, William Hayne, American Minister to Guatemala, arrest by a Guatemalan officer, release and apology by the Guatemalan Government 752
  • Lee, Higginson and Co., loan negotiations with the Chinese Government, attitude of the United States 158
  • Liberia:
    • financial affairs 888901
      • agreement between the United States, France and Great Britain concerning the receivership of customs in Liberia 890, 891
      • loan agreement between the Government of Liberia and the Bank of British West Africa, Ltd 889
      • reforms suggested by the Government of the United States 879, 885
    • political affairs 877888
      • reforms suggested by the Government of the United States 877, 883, 884
        • administrative 877, 886
        • customs receivership 882
        • legislative 881, 893
        • Liberian Frontier Force 881
  • Liquidation of the National Bank of Mexico, the Bank of London and Mexico, the Banco Central and the Banco Hipotecario de Credito Mexicano 1006, 1010, 1011, 1014
  • Liquor traffic in Northern Manchuria, regulations for the suppression of 288
    • acceptance of the regulations by the United States 291
  • Li Yuan-hung, President of China:
    • asylum granted to, in the American Legation 93
    • declaration of his policy 52
    • inability to perform the duties of President 87
    • mandate dissolving Parliament 67

M

  • Manchuria:
    • concessions obtained by Japan under the Sino-Japanese treaty of May 25, 1915, application of the most favored nation clause in the treaty of June 18, 1858, between the United States and China 285
    • regulations for the suppression of the liquor traffic in Northern 288
    • acceptance of the regulations by the United States 291
    • “special position” of Japan in 182, 187
  • Melendez, Carlos, President of Salvador, message to the National Assembly 1213
  • Menocal, Mario G., President of Cuba:
    • election and inauguration of 401, 403, 410, 412, 413
    • message to the Congress relating to the Cuban Ports Company case 454
    • plots against the life of 352, 402, 405
    • proclamation concerning the revolution in Cuba 392
  • Messages of the Presidents of:
  • Messino, Vito (Francesco), impressment in the Italian army 837, 839
  • Mexico:
    • activities of Mexican political agitators in the United States along the Mexican border 903, 914, 915, 941, 945
    • activities of Villa and Villista forces 905, 910, 917, 943, 944
    • alleged violation of the sovereignty of Mexico by the American punitive expedition 904, 909
    • arms and accoutrements taken from Mexican soldiers, refugees in the United States, return to the Mexican Government 915, 939, 941
    • arms and ammunition, embargo on the exportation from the United States to Mexico 10781088
    • American punitive expedition, withdrawal from Mexico 907, 908
    • assault on one Emery, American citizen 1022
    • Carranza, Venustiano, President of Mexico:
      • Decrees—
        • acquisition of canceled mining properties, March 31, 1917 1053
        • exclusive jurisdiction of the General Government over natural resources, August 31, 1916 1063
        • law of payments—
          • September 15, 1916 998
            • protest by the United States against the application of this law to American citizens 1003
          • December 11, 1916 1004
          • December 16, 1916 1005
        • liquidation of banks—
        • mining properties in Oaxaca, circular April 3, 1917 1055
        • operation of mines, February 16, 1917 1044
          • circulars February 21, 1917, and March 10, 1917, regulations 1048, 1050
        • petroleum taxation, April 13, 1917 1065
          • protest against above decree 1068
        • renunciation by foreign concessionaires of their rights as foreigners, December 15, 1916, and April 24, 1917 1059, 1061
          • protest against the decree of December 15, 1916 1059
        • sole bank of issue, September 21, 1917 1014, 1015
      • election as President 910, 912, 938
      • procedure of election 913
      • inauguration as President 939, 940, 943
      • report to the Congress on affairs in Mexico from February 18, 1913, to April 17, 1917 983, 991
    • commission, joint American-Mexican, report of proceedings 916
    • confiscation of American properties 10721078
    • constitution of the United Mexican States, 1917 946982
      • prohibition of schools conducted by religious orders or missions 946
      • protest by the United States against certain provisions of the constitution of Mexico 947
      • renunciation of foreign nationality in acquiring property 982
    • De la Rosa, Luis, collapse of activities under the plan of San Diego 906, 914
    • embargo on the exportation of arms and munitions into Mexico 10781088
    • financial affairs 9981016
      • forced loans imposed upon the National Bank of Mexico and the Bank of London and Mexico 1006
      • liquidation of banks—
        • Banco Central 1014
        • Banco Hipotecario de Credito Mexicano 1014
        • Bank of London and Mexico 1006, 1010, 1011
        • National Bank of Mexico 1006, 1010, 1011
        • protest by the United States 1008
      • loan negotiations by Mexico in the United States 1013, 1014
    • forced loans imposed upon American citizens 1074, 1075, 1076, 1077
    • I. W. W. activities 1021, 1028, 1030
    • murder of American citizens—
    • murder of sixty Chinese in Torreon by Villista forces 905
    • plan of San Diego, collapse of activities of de la Rosa under 906
    • political affairs 902946
    • prisoners, Mexican, taken by the American punitive expedition in Mexico 908
    • protection of American—
      • citizens and interests 10171038
        • Aguila Oil Company 1021
        • Pierce Oil Corporation 1022
        • Richardson Construction Company 1030, 1032, 1034
        • withdrawal from Mexico, advice to withdraw 1018, 1019
      • mining interests 10381057
        • Mina Mexico Company 1040
        • mining law of June 4, 1892 1052
        • protest by the United States against confiscatory mining taxes 1039, 1040, 1041
      • oil interests 10581072
        • nationalization of oil fields, proposed constitutional amendment 1059, 1060
          • statement by President Carranza denying intention to take over properties in exploitation 1072
        • refusal to grant drilling permits 1069, 1070, 1071
    • protection of Chinese interests 10881092
      • asylum in the United States to Chinese refuges accompanying General Pershing’s forces out of Mexico 1088, 1091
      • good offices by American consular officers 1089, 1090
    • relations between Mexico and Great Britain in relation to the dissolution of partnership between Messrs. Pearson and the Mexican Government concerning the Tehuantepec Railway and the Hawaiian Steamship Co 1016
    • release of Mexican soldiers, interned in the United States and their return to Mexico 941, 942, 944, 945
    • report of President-elect Venustiano Carranza to the Congress 983, 991
    • resumption of diplomatic relations between the United States and Mexico, appointment and reception of Ambassadors Fletcher and Bonillas910, 915
    • revolution, history of, from February 18, 1913, to April 15, 1917 983
    • seizure and confiscation of American properties 10721078
    • Richardson Construction Co 1030, 1032, 1034, 1073, 1074, 1077, 1078
    • strike disorders 1020, 1021, 1028, 1029, 1030
    • Yaqui Indians, depredations of 1017, 1018, 1024, 1025, 1028, 1030, 1032, 1033, 1034, 1036, 1037
  • Michael Alexandrovitch, Grand Duke of Russia:
    • designated successor of Emperor Nicholas II 1205, 1206
    • throne declined unless offered by the constitutional convention 1210
  • Military forces of the United States, withdrawal of the American punitive expedition from Mexico 907, 908
  • Military service cases in Italy 836842
    • Andreaccio, Guglielmo 838, 840, 842
    • Donati, Hannibal (Annibale) 836, 839
    • Ghiloni, Frank 836, 837
    • Messino, Vito (Francesco) 837, 839
    • Orocchi, Joseph Nicholas 838, 841
  • Mina Mexico Co., protection in Mexico 1040
  • Mindanao, Philippine Islands, proposition for the cession of Mindanao to Denmark in return for the cession of Greenland and the Danish West Indies 561, 589, 501
  • Mongolia, Eastern, concessions obtained by Japan under the Sino-Japanese treaty of May 25, 1915, application of the most favored nation clause in the treaty of June 18, 1858, between the United States and China 285
  • Morocco:
    • extraterritorial rights of the United States in Morocco, abrogation 1093, 1095, 1096
    • French protectorate in Morocco, recognition by the United States 10931096
  • “Most favored nation” clause in the treaty of June 18, 1858, between the United States and China, application to the concessions obtained by Japan in Manchuria and Eastern Mongolia under the Sino-Japanese treaty of May 25, 1915 285
  • Montono, Viscount, address in the Imperial Diet of Japan relating to China 119
  • Moye, —, forced loan imposed upon in Mexico 1076
  • Murder of American citizens in Mexico:

N

  • National Bank of Mexico:
    • forced loan imposed upon, by Mexican Government 1006
    • liquidation by the Mexican Government 1006, 1010, 1011
  • National Bank of Nicaragua; contract with Nicaragua for the payment of claims 1151
  • National Railroad Company of Haiti, controversy with the Government of Haiti 813833
  • Nationalization of the oil fields of Mexico:
    • proposed constitutional amendment 1059, 1060
    • statement by President Carranza denying intention to take over properties in exploitation 1072
  • Nicaragua:
    • denunciation of the treaty of December 20, 1907, creating the Central American Court of Justice 29
    • financial affairs 11121153
      • Commission of Public Credit, law creating 1119
        • notice to holders of claims against Nicaragua 1121
      • messages of President Emiliano Chamorro to the National Assembly 1097, 1099
      • plan for adjustment of financial difficulties 1125, 1127, 1129, 1130, 1131, 1132, 1133, 1134, 1135, 1136, 1138
        • contracts with Brown Bros, and Co., J. & W. Seligman and Co., United States Mortgage and Trust Co., National Bank of Nicaragua, Brown Bros, and Co. (Emery claim) and Corporation of Foreign Bondholders, and financial plan, approved by the Nicaraguan Congress 1151
      • protest by Great Britain against preferential treatment of the Emery claim 1142, 1143
    • messages of President Emiliano Chamorro to the National Assembly 1097, 1099
    • renewed attempt to form a Union of Central American States 37
    • suits of Costa Rica and Salvador against Nicaragua before the Central American Court of Justice 11001111
      • decision of the court in the suit of Salvador 1101
        • rejection by Nicaragua of the awards rendered by the court 1104
  • Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, abdication 1205, 1206
  • Nunez, Emilio, Vice President of Cuba, election and inauguration of 401, 403, 410, 412, 413
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P

  • Panama:
    • claims against Panama on account of the killing of Corporal Maurice Langdon and injuries to Charlie R. Richeson and William A.
    • railways 11791204
      • Chiriqui Railway, extension 11791184
        • decree of President Ramon M. Valdes, authorizing issue of bonds 1184
      • concession to Basil Burns Duncan 11851194
      • railway and road construction jointly by the United States and Panama 11941204
        • law of Panama authorizing agreement with the United States 1198
  • Pearson, dissolution of partnership with Mexico concerning the Tehuantepec Railway and the Hawaiian Steamship Co 1016
  • Picture brides, Japanese, admission to the United States under the immigration laws of the United States 848876
  • Plan of San Diego, collapse of activities of Luis de la Rosa under 906
  • President of the United States:
    • address, annual, of President Woodrow Wilson to the Congress IX
    • proclamation against the exportation of certain articles to certain countries; lists of articles and countries 1083
  • Presidents of:
    • China—
      • Feng Kuo-chang—
        • assumption of duties of President 87
        • mandates—
          • convocation of Parliament 106
          • establishment of the National Council 106
          • punishment of rebels 106
      • Li Yuan-hung—
        • asylum granted to, in the American Legation 93
        • disability to perform the duties of President 87
    • Costa Rica—
      • Alfredo González—
        • asylum granted to by the American Legation 306
        • overthrow by Federico Tinoco 301
    • Cuba—
      • Menocal, Mario G.—
        • election and inauguration of 401, 403, 410, 412, 413
        • message to the Congress relating to the Cuban Ports Company case 454
        • plots against the life of 352, 402, 405
        • proclamation concerning the revolution in Cuba 392
    • Guatemala, message of President Manuel Estrada Cabrera to the Congress 751
    • Honduras: message of President Francisco Bertrand to the Congress 834
    • Mexico:
    • Nicaragua, messages of President Emiliano Chamorro to the Congress 1097, 1099
    • Salvador, message of President Carlos Melendez to the National Assembly 1213
  • Proclamation by the President of the United States against the exportation of certain articles to certain countries; lists of articles and countries 1083
  • Protection of American citizens and interests. See Mexico: protection, seizure.
  • Proxy brides, Japanese, admission to the United States under the immigration laws of the United States 848876
  • Punitive expedition, American, withdrawal from Mexico 907, 908

R

  • Rasmussen, Lee, murder of, in Mexico 1031, 1032, 1034
  • Red Cross, American National, establishment of chapters, circular 4
  • Relations, Mexico and the United States, report of President-elect Venustiano Carranza to the Congress 991
  • Revolutionary movements in—
    • China 51
    • Costa Rica 301, 348
    • Cuba 354
    • Mexico, history of, from February 18, 1913, to April 15, 1917, by President-elect Venustiano Carranza 983
    • Russia 1205, 1206, 1208
  • Richardson Construction Co., seizure and confiscation of property, in Mexico 1030, 1032, 1034, 1073, 1074, 1077, 1078
  • Richeson, Charlie R., claim against Panama 1154
  • Roumania:
    • abrogation of provisions of certain treaties conflicting with the seamen’s act of March 4, 1915, acceptance of the abrogation by Roumania 17
  • Russia:
    • political affairs 12051212
      • abdication of Emperor Nicholas II in favor of Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovitch 1205, 1206
      • provisional government instituted 1206
        • recognition of the provisional government by the United States 1208, 1211
      • revolution 1205, 1206, 1208
      • throne declined by Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovitch unless offered by the constitutional convention 1210

S

  • St. Croix, Danish West Indies:
  • St John, Danish West Indies, description and trade return of the Island 459, 568, 573, 578, 579, 580
  • St Thomas, Danish West Indies, description and trade return of the island 459, 568, 573, 578, 579, 580
  • Salvador:
    • earthquake 1214
      • assistance rendered by the United States and the American Red Cross 1214
    • message of President Carlos Melendez to the National Assembly 1213
    • renewed attempt to form a Union of Central American States 37
    • suits of Costa Rica and Salvador against Nicaragua before the Central American Court of Justice 11001111
      • award of the court in the suit of Salvador 1101
        • rejection by Nicaragua of the awards rendered by the court in the suits 1104
  • San Diego, plan of, collapse of activities of Luis de la Rosa under 906
  • Santa Cruz, Danish West Indies, description and trade return of the island 459, 568, 573, 578, 579, 580
  • Schleswig, Northern, proposition for the cession of Northern Schleswig to Denmark by Germany in return for Mindanao, Philippine Islands, after the latter had been ceded to Denmark by the United States 561, 589, 591
  • Schools conducted in Mexico by religious orders or missions, prohibition 946
  • Seamen’s act of March 4, 1915:
    • abrogation of provisions of certain treaties conflicting with, and acceptance thereof by—
      • Austria-Hungary 9
      • Italy 18
      • Roumania 17
      • correspondence with Germany 12
  • Seligman, J. & W., contract with Nicaragua for the payment of claims 1151
  • Siems-Carey Co. railway concession in China, assignment of additional railway lines 173, 174
  • Spain:
    • extraterritorial rights of the United States in the Spanish zone of influence of Morocco, abrogation of 1095, 1096
  • Strike disorders in Mexico 1020, 1021, 1028, 1029

T

  • Taiwan Bank, loan agreement with the Bank of Communications of China 123, 150
  • Tamm, Henry, murder of, in Mexico 1034, 1035
  • Taxation of foreigners in—
  • Tehuantepec Railway, dissolution of partnership between Messrs. Pearson and the Mexican Government concerning the railway 1016
  • Tinoco, Federico, overthrow of the Costa Rican Government of President Alfredo González by 301
    • refusal of the United States to recognize the de facto Government of Tinoco or his election as President 306, 307, 308, 309, 320, 326, 327, 331, 337, 343
  • Treaties: by country—
    • Austria-Hungary and the United States—
      • acceptance of the abrogation of Article 4 of the additional convention of May 8, 1848, and Articles 11 and 12 of the consular convention of July 11, 1870 10
    • Central American States—
      • denunciation by Nicaragua of the treaty of December 20, 1907, instituting the Central American Court of Justice 29
    • China and Japan—
      • application of the most favored nation clause in the treaty of June 18, 1858, between the United States and China, to the concessions obtained by Japan in Manchuria and Eastern Mongolia under the Sino-Japanese treaty of May 25, 1915 285
    • China and Russia—
      • suppression of the liquor traffic in Northern Manchuria 289
    • China and the United States—
      • application of the most favored nation clause in the treaty of June 18, 1858, between the United States and China, to the concessions obtained by Japan in Manchuria and Eastern Mongolia under the Sino-Japanese treaty of May 25, 1915 285
    • Colombia and the United States—
      • treaty of April 6, 1914, correspondence relating to 292
    • Denmark and the United States—
      • exchange of notes relating to the Danish National Church in the Danish West Indies 675, 676, 701
      • supplementary convention for the extension of the time for the ratification of the treaty of January 24, 1902 535, 536, 537, 538, 539, 540
      • treaty of January 24, 1902 for the sale of the Danish West Indies to the United States, treaty not ratified by Denmark 457544
        • text of treaty 514
      • treaty of August 4, 1916, for the sale of the Danish West Indies to the United States 588706
        • text of treaty 694
    • Germany and the United States—
      • correspondence relating to the abrogation of Articles 13 and 14 of the consular convention of December 11, 1871, Articles 10 and 11 of the treaty with Prussia of May 1, 1828, and Article 9 of the treaty with Mecklenburg-Schwerin of December 9, 1847 12
    • Guatemala and Honduras—
      • convention of limits of August 1, 1914 786
      • preliminary arrangement of September 20, 1917, between Guatemala and Honduras, for the settlement of the boundary dispute 784
    • Haiti and the United States—
      • constabulary agreement of August 24, 1916, amendments by exchanges of notes 809, 811, 812, 813
      • protocol extending the duration of the treaty of September 16, 1915, to twenty years 807
    • Honduras and Guatemala—
      • convention of limits of August 1, 1914 786
      • preliminary arrangement of September 20, 1917, between Honduras and Guatemala for the settlement of the boundary dispute 784
    • Italy and the United States—
      • acceptance of the abrogation by Italy of Article XIII of the treaty of May 8, 1878 18
      • denunciation by Italy of the treaty of May 8, 1878; withdrawal of the denunciation by Italy and acquiescence therein by the United States 20
    • Japan and China—
      • application of the most favored nation clause in the treaty of June 18, 1858, between the United States and China, to the concessions obtained by Japan in Manchuria and Eastern Mongolia under the Sino-Japanese treaty of May 25, 1915 285
    • Japan and the United States—
      • agreement of mutual interest relating to China, exchange of Lansing-Ishii notes 264
    • Nicaragua and Central American States—
      • denunciation by Nicaragua of the treaty of December 20, 1907 29
    • Roumania and the United States—
      • acceptance of the abrogation of Articles 11 and 12 of the treaty of June 17, 1881 17
    • Russia and China—
      • suppression of the liquor traffic in Northern Manchuria 289
    • United States. (Indexed under the name of the other contracting country.)
  • Treaties: by subject—
    • boundary—
      • convention of limits between Guatemala and Honduras, August 1, 1914 786
      • preliminary arrangement of September 20, 1917, between Guatemala and Honduras for the settlement of the boundary dispute 784
    • Central American Court of Justice, denunciation by Nicaragua of the treaty of December 20, 1907, instituting the 29
    • constabulary agreement of August 24, 1916, between the United States and Haiti, amendments by exchanges of notes 809, 811, 812, 813
    • Danish National Church in the Danish West Indies, exchange of notes relating to 675, 676, 701
    • Danish West Indies Islands, sale of, to the United States—
      • supplementary convention for the extension of the time for the ratification of the treaty of January 24, 1902 535, 540
      • treaty of January 24, 1902, not ratified by Denmark 457544
        • text of treaty 514
      • treaty of August 4, 1916 588706
        • text of treaty 694
    • financial and economic development, United States and Haiti—
      • interpretation of article II 803
      • protocol extending the duration of the treaty to twenty years 807
    • most favored nation clause in the treaty of June 18, 1858, between the United States and China, application of, to the concessions obtained by Japan in Manchuria and Eastern Mongolia under the Sino-Japanese treaty of May 25, 1915 285
    • mutual interest relating to China, agreement by exchange of Lansing-Ishii notes between Japan and the United States 264
    • relations, Colombia and the United States, treaty of April 6, 1914, correspondence relating to 292
    • seamen’s act of March 4, 1915, abrogation of provisions of certain treaties conflicting with 9
    • suppression of the liquor traffic in Northern Manchuria, agreement between China and Russia 289

U

  • Union of Central American States, renewed attempt to form 37
  • United States:
    • acceptance of Chinese regulations for the suppression of the liquor traffic in Northern Manchuria 291
    • agreement between the United States, France, and Great Britain concerning the receivership of customs in Liberia 890, 891
    • application of the most favored nation clause in the treaty of June 18, 1858, between the United States and China, to the concessions obtained by Japan in Manchuria and Eastern Mongolia under the Sino-Japanese treaty of May 25, 1915 285
    • attitude towards loan requests by China 137, 139
    • attitude towards political dissensions in China 48, 103, 104
    • misrepresentation of this attitude by Japanese newspapers 61
    • claim of Japan to “special and close relations” with China—
      • agreement of mutual interest relating to China, effected by exchange of notes (Lansing-Ishii) between the United States and Japan 264
    • policy towards—
    • precautionary measures taken for the protection of foreign interests during the attempted restoration of the monarchy in China 80, 81, 85, 86
    • proclamation by the President against the exportation from the United States of certain articles to certain countries; lists of articles and countries 1083
    • protests against—
      • certain provisions of the Mexican constitution of 1917 947
      • confiscatory mining taxes in Mexico 1039, 1040, 1041
      • petroleum taxation decree of April 13, 1917, of the Mexican Government 1068
      • renunciation by foreigners of their rights as foreigners, decree of the Mexican Government of December 15, 1916 1059
      • suit against the Guayaquil and Quito Railway Company by Ecuador 746
    • recognition of the provisional government in Russia 1208, 1211
    • reforms suggested to the Government of Liberia by the Government of the United States 877
    • resumption of diplomatic relations between the United States and Mexico, appointment and reception of Ambassadors Fletcher and Bonillas 910, 915
    • statements of the attitude of the United States towards election disputes and revolutionary movements in Cuba 351, 356, 363, 366, 371, 387, 407
  • United States Mortgage and Trust Co., contract with Nicaragua for the payment of claims 1151
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V

  • Visit of an American fleet to Buenos Aires 5
  • Virgin Islands, Danish West India Islands renamed, by the United States 706
  • Voglemut, Lucas, murder of, in Mexico 1031, 1034, 1035

W

  • War of 1914–1918, note 1
  • Washington, treaty of, December 20, 1907, denunciation of, by Nicaragua 29
  • West Indian Company, The, Ltd 603
  • West Indies, Danish. See Denmark, negotiations for the sale, etc.
  • Wilson, Woodrow, President of the United States:
    • address, annual to the Congress IX
    • proclamation against the exportation of certain articles to certain countries; lists of articles and countries 1083

Y

  • Yaqui Indians, depredations of, in Mexico 1017, 1024, 1025, 1028, 1030, 1032, 1033, 1034, 1036, 1037
  • Yokohama Specie Bank:
    • agreement with the Chinese Government for the building of the Ssupingkai-Chengchiatun railway 163
    • loan agreement with the Ministry of Finance of China 146

Z

  • Zork, —, forced loan imposed upon in Mexico 1076