Index

  • Agreements. See Treaties, conventions, etc.
  • All America Cables, Inc. See Venezuela.
  • Antarctic expedition of Commander Richard E. Byrd, U. S.–Norwegian correspondence in connection with possible claims to sovereignty in South Polar regions, 717718, 718719
  • Arbitration:
  • Armament limitation, U. S.–British discussions preliminary to London Naval Conference of 1930, 9, 1112, 1314, 15, 1617, 1719, 2529, 2930, 3435
  • Arms and munitions. See under Mexico: Insurrection.
  • Asylum (see also under Mexico), question of admission to United States of political deportees from Nicaragua, 606
  • Aviation: Agreement between United States and Panama for regulations governing commercial aviation in Panama, 728729; U. S. reimposition of restrictions on export of commercial aircraft to Mexico during insurrection, and ultimate removal, 354, 417
  • Babel and Nervion Co. See Spain: Petroleum monopoly.
  • Bahrein Island petroleum concessions, British policy respecting holding and operation by foreigners, 8082
  • Banditry. See under Nicaragua.
  • Barber Steamship Line, U. S. attitude toward transport of forced labor from Liberia, 276277, 281282, 284285, 286
  • Bolivia: Chaco dispute with Paraguay, 738; representations concerning final settlement of Tacna–Arica dispute reached through U. S. good offices, 744
  • Bonds: Issuance by Nicaragua for payment of Claims Commission awards, proposed, 670, 673674, 676, 678, 681; U. S. good offices on behalf of French holders of old bonds of National Railroad of Haiti, 218225
  • Borneo, British North. See Great Britain: U. S.–British negotiations.
  • Boundary dispute between—
  • Bouvet Island. See Norway: Assertion to sovereignty.
  • Brown Bros., withdrawal as bankers under Nicaraguan Financial Plans, 310
  • Byrd Antarctic Expedition, U. S.–Norwegian correspondence in connection with possible claims to sovereignty in South Polar regions, 717718, 718719
  • Cables. See Venezuela.
  • Canada, reaction to Hoover–MacDonald conversations, 3637
  • Canal, proposed Nicaraguan, survey by U. S. Army Engineer troops, 703705
  • Catholic Church, negotiations with Mexican Government, good offices of U. S. Ambassador in facilitating, 479481
  • Chaco dispute, 738
  • Chile, Tacna–Arica dispute with Peru, 744
  • China. See Japan: Treaty for the Renunciation of War: Chinese inquiry.
  • Claims (see also Guatemala: Claim of Percy W. Shufeldt; Claims commissions and Claims of U. S. citizens under Mexico): American claims arising from damages suffered in conflict between Arabs and Jews in Palestine, 55, 59, 6061; arrangement between United States and Spain for settlement of reciprocal claims, 796798; Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey, claim against Rumania for destruction of property in 1916, settlement, 757758
  • Colombia, boundary dispute with Nicaragua, 705
  • Commercial treaties and agreements:
    • U. S.–Latvia (1928), cited, 269, 270271
    • U. S.–Rumania, U. S. proposal for conclusion of, following Rumanian denunciation of provisional commercial agreement of 1926, 755756
    • U. S.–Spain, possible denunciation by Spain of commercial modus vivendi, 788, 789, 791, 794
    • U. S.–Turkey. See Turkey: Treaty of commerce and navigation.
  • Commissions, committees, etc.:
  • Concessions, contracts, etc.:
    • Cable concession in Venezuela. See Venezuela.
    • Petroleum concessions and properties. See Spain: Petroleum monopoly; and under) Great Britain and Netherlands.
    • Radio concessions: Greece, U. S. assistance to Durham and Co. in securing, 110113, 113114, 115116, 117120; Panama, U. S. protest against inclusion of radio concessions in Panaman contracts with private interests without prior U. S. consent, and Panaman attitude, 730737
    • Tangier Port Concession Co. tariff, U. S. nonacquiescence in application to American vessels, 529537
    • Telephone concession in Greece, U. S. assistance in unsuccessful efforts of International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation to secure, 109110, 113, 114, 115116, 117118, 120121
  • Conciliation treaties. See Hungary, Luxemburg, Siam, Yugoslavia; also Arbitration and conciliation treaties under Latvia and Rumania.
  • Conference, London Naval (1930). See London Naval Conference.
  • Consular officers. See U. S. consular officers.
  • Conventions. See Treaties, conventions, etc.
  • Costa Rica: Boundary dispute with Panama, 737; permission for U. S. Army Engineer troops to enter Costa Rican territory in connection with Nicaraguan canal route survey, U. S. request and Costa Rican reply, 703704, 705
  • Customs duties exemptions for consular officers: U. S.–British arrangement, 4346; U. S.–Spanish arrangement with regard to taxation and customs duties on motor vehicles, 798802
  • Diplomatic relations: Establishment of direct diplomatic relations between United States and Union of South Africa, 846849; Mexican refusal to resume relations with Nicaragua until withdrawal of U. S. armed forces from Nicaragua, 580581
  • Discrimination (see also Honduras: Stamp tax; Japan: Lumber tariff; Palestine: Haifa harbor construction; Spain: Petroleum monopoly), U. S. investigation of possible discrimination [Page 871]against American interests arising from any British–Netherlands arrangements granting reciprocal advantages to companies of the one operating in territory of the other, 546548
  • Dominican Republic: Boundary dispute with Haiti, 225; treaty of 1907 with United States, cited, 212, 217
  • Dual nationality, question of Persian recognition of principle of, 740, 742, 743
  • Durham and Co., U. S. assistance in securing radio concession in Greece, 110113, 113114, 115116, 117120
  • Elections. See under Haiti and Nicaragua.
  • Embargoes: Arms embargo against Mexico, U. S. enforcement during Mexican insurrection, and ultimate removal, 341, 342, 343, 430432; fruits and vegetables affected by Mediterranean fruit fly, U. S. embargo against importation, 793794, 794795
  • Expatriation Act of Mar. 2, 1907, cited, 3840, 4041
  • Expropriation. See Spain: Petroleum monopoly.
  • Firestone Plantations Co., attitude toward inquiry into existence of slavery and forced labor in Liberia, 295, 313314
  • Flag, display of, to indicate foreign ownership of property in disturbed areas, 427428
  • France (see also Greece: Loan; Morocco; Spain: Petroleum monopoly): Cable interests in Venezuela, transfer to All America Cables, Inc., 850858; cooperation with British and U. S. Governments in representations to Liberia for prevention of recurrence of yellow fever epidemics, 316320, 322; protest against Haifa harbor construction, 67; U. S. good offices in behalf of French holders of old bonds of National Railroad of Haiti, 218225
  • Good offices of United States in behalf of French holders of old bonds of National Railroad of Haiti, 218225; in facilitating settlement of Tacna–Arica dispute between Chile and Peru, 744
  • Great Britain (see also Greece: Loan; Morocco; Palestine; Union of South Africa), 182, 316320, 322, 546548, 715716, 769770
    • Bouvet Island in the Antarctic, waiver of claim to, 715716
    • Cooperation with French and U. S. Governments in representations to Liberia for prevention of recurrence of yellow fever epidemics, 316320, 322
    • Customs duties exemptions, reciprocal extension to U. S. and British consular officers, 4346
    • MacDonald, Ramsay (Prime Minister), visit to United States, Oct. 4–10, 137
      • Arrangements and departure from Great Britain, 13
      • British attitude, 23
      • Canadian attitude, 3637
      • Conversations among Prime Minister MacDonald, President Hoover, Secretary Stimson, and other British and U. S. officials:
        • Joint statement by President Hoover and Prime Minister MacDonald on termination of, 3335; statement by Secretary Stimson, Oct. 11, refuting press conjectures concerning nature and results of conversations, 3536
        • Memoranda describing conversations, and annexed documents used in discussions, texts, 333
        • Subjects of discussion:
    • Petroleum concessions: British oil interests, compensation by Spain for properties expropriated by petroleum monopoly, 769770, 770; U. S. inquiry and British reply concerning British policy respecting holding and operation by foreigners of concessions in territories such as Bahrein, 8082; [Page 872]
      • U. S. investigation of possible discrimination against American interests resulting from any British–Netherlands arrangements granting reciprocal advantages to companies of the one operating in territory of the other, 546548
    • U. S. acceptance as deportees from Great Britain of persons who by protracted residence abroad are presumed to have lost their American citizenship acquired by naturalization, question of, 3743
    • U. S.–British negotiations in regard to administration of Turtle Island and delimitation of boundary between Philippine Islands and British North Borneo, 7080; signature of treaty and exchange of notes, Jan. 2, 1930, 80n
  • Greece, 83122
    • Arrangement with United States granting relief from double income tax on shipping profits, 8387
    • Loan by J. & W. Seligman & Co., proposed, and unsuccessful U. S. and Greek efforts to secure servicing by International Financial Commission, 87109
      • Contract between Greece and Seligman & Co.: Entry into, 90; Greek ratification, 90; termination by mutual consent following failure to secure servicing by Commission, 108109
      • Opposition of France, Great Britain, and Italy, 9192, 9496, 98, 99101, 101105, 107108; U. S. assistance to Greece in efforts to secure favorable decision by France, Great Britain, and Italy, 8790, 91, 9294, 9698, 9899, 101
      • Refusal of Commission to accept service of loan, text of reply to Greek request, 105106; U. S. disinclination to protest, 107
    • Radio and telephone concessions, U. S. representations on behalf of American firms interested in securing, 109121
      • Radio concession, U. S. assistance to Durham and Co. in securing, 110113, 113114, 115116, 117120
      • Telephone concession, U. S. assistance to International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation in unsuccessful efforts to secure, 109110, 113, 114, 115116, 117118, 120121
    • Restrictions on entry of ministers of religion, relaxation with regard to American clergymen, 121122
  • Guaranty Trust Co. See Nicaragua: Finances: National Bank.
  • Guatemala, 123165
    • Boundary dispute with Honduras, 165
    • Claim of Percy W. Shufeldt against Guatemala, agreement with United States to submit to arbitration, 123165
      • Agreement for arbitration: Guatemalan proposal and U. S. acquiescence, 142, 143144; negotiations and draft texts, 142, 143162; text contained in notes exchanged Nov. 2, 162164
      • Arbitral proceedings: Designation of U. S. counsel, 164165; opening of, Feb. 1, 1930, 165
      • Preliminary efforts of Shufeldt and Guatemala to reach settlement by direct negotiation, and U. S. assistance, 123144; question of U. S. presentation of diplomatic claim, 133, 136137, 138, 139
  • Haiti, 166225
    • Bonds of National Railroad of Haiti. See U. S. good offices, infra.
    • Boundary dispute with Dominican Republic, 225
    • Commission (U. S.) for the Study and Review of Conditions in Haiti, 185, 204208
      • Effect on strike situation, 185
      • President Hoover’s proposal and request for appropriation of funds by Congress, 204205, 207208; Haitian attitude, 205207
    • Elections, 166175, 206
      • Legislative, question of holding elections in 1930: Report and recommendations of U. S. High Commissioner, 166169, 171; U. S. views, 172
      • Presidential, decision of President Borno not to become a candidate for reelection, and U. S. attitude, 170175, 206
    • Financial Adviser–General Receiver of Customs. See U. S. treaty officials, infra.
    • French holders of old bonds of National Railroad of Haiti, U. S. good offices in behalf of, 218225
    • Students’ strike and resulting disorders, 175204, 206, 207208
    • Treaty of 1915 with United States, U. S. general instructions to High Commissioner concerning continued implementation of, 208217
    • U. S. good offices in behalf of French holders of old bonds of National Railroad of Haiti, 218225
    • U. S. instructions to High Commissioner, general, 208211; request of High Commissioner for reconsideration of certain points, and U. S. reply, 211217
    • U. S. treaty officials, relations with High Commissioner and with Haitian Government, 208217
  • Honduras, 226229
  • Hoover, Herbert H. (President):
    • Commission for the Study and Review of Conditions in Haiti. See Haiti: Commission.
    • Conversations with Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald. See Great Britain: MacDonald, Ramsay: Conversations.
    • Message of greeting to President Perez of Venezuela upon commencement of cable service to Venezuela by All America Cables, Inc., and reply, 859860
    • Proclamation, July 18, revoking arms embargo against Mexico, text, 432
  • Hungary, arbitration and conciliation treaties with United States, texts signed Jan. 26: Arbitration, 230232; conciliation, 232233
  • Immigration questions. See U. S. Department of Labor.
  • Insurrection in Mexico. See under Mexico.
  • International Financial Commission (Hellenic). See Greece: Loan.
  • International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, U. S. assistance in unsuccessful efforts to secure telephone concession in Greece, 109110, 113, 114, 115116, 117118, 120121
  • Irish Free State, liability to taxation of property leased for Legation purposes in the United States, 234236
  • Italy (see also Greece: Loan; Morocco), interest in Haifa harbor construction, 6364, 6667
  • Jan Mayen. See Norway: Annexation.
  • Japan, 237268
    • Lumber tariff apparently discriminatory against American products, U. S. informal representations, 262268
    • Manchuria and Mongolia, special interests in, 249250, 250251
    • Mandated islands, objection by Japan to visits of American naval vessels to unopened ports, 256262
    • Treaty for the Renunciation of War, 237256
      • Chinese inquiry to United States regarding alleged Japanese interpretation of right of self–defense, 249250; U. S. citation of published correspondence between certain signatories of treaty dealing with question of right of self–defense, 250254
      • Declaration by Japan, upon ratification of treaty:
        • Announcement of ratification, June 27, 250
        • Negotiations of Diet and of Privy Council regarding certain phraseology of art. 1 of treaty, leading to adoption of declaration:
          • Information and reports concerning, 237238, 239240, 241, 242244, 245249
          • Position of U. S. Secretary of State regarding delay in ratification, 238, 240, 241242, 244
          • Text of declaration and transmittal to United States, 254255; U. S. acknowledgment and transmittal of copies to other countries, 255256
    • Visits of American naval vessels to unopened ports on islands under mandate to Japan, Japanese objection to, 256262
  • Jews. See Palestine: Protection of American lives and property endangered by conflict between Arabs and Jews.
  • Kellogg–Briand Pact (see also Japan: Treaty for the Renunciation of War), discussion of pact and possible amendment during Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald’s visit to United States, 56, 78, 1011, 1516, 18, 29, 3031, 34, 3536
  • Latvia, 269273
    • Arbitration and conciliation treaties with United States, 273
    • Commercial treaty with United States (1928), cited, 269, 270271
    • Tax, residence or sojourn, U. S. representations against application to American citizens in Latvia, 269273
  • League of Nations, nomination of commissioner on International Commission of Inquiry Into Existence of Slavery and Forced Labor in Liberia, 284, 286, 296297, 299300, 308309, 309310, 311, 311312, 316; question of selecting a Spanish commissioner, 292293, 298, 299
  • Liberia, 274329
    • Appointment of Dr. Howard F. Smith of U. S. Public Health Service as Chief Medical Adviser to Liberia, 316329
      • Preliminary efforts to improve health situation in Liberia: Cooperation of British, French, and U. S. Governments in representations to Liberia for prevention of recurrence of yellow fever epidemics, 316320, 322; emergency assistance by Rockefeller Foundation sanitary expert, 320322, 322, 323324
      • U. S. assistance to Liberia in securing services of Dr. Smith, 324329
    • Slavery and forced labor, 274316
      • International Commission of Inquiry Into Existence of Slavery and Forced Labor in Liberia:
      • Spanish involvement: Arrangements with Liberia for recruiting labor for Fernando Po, U. S.–Liberian discussions concerning, 302305; attitude toward [Page 875]proposed Commission of Inquiry, 310; question of selecting Spanish member on Commission of Inquiry, 292293, 298, 299; U. S. communication to Spain regarding U. S. attitude on slavery question, 282283
      • U. S. attitude (see also International Commission, supra):
        • Communication to Spain of U. S. attitude on slavery question, 282283
        • Efforts to encourage Liberian ratification of slavery convention of 1926, 275, 301; Liberian attitude and ultimate ratification, 301, 312, 315
        • Offers to cooperate with committee of investigation, 281, 283284, 300
        • Refusal to permit American steamship line to transport forced labor, 276277, 281282, 284285, 286
        • Representations against reported existence of slavery and forced labor, 274275, 276, 291292; Liberian reply, 277280
  • Liquor and narcotics shipments, U. S.–British discussions concerning, 3, 4, 15, 3133, 37
  • Loans. See under Greece.
  • London Naval Conference (1930), U. S.–British preliminary discussions, during visit of Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald to United States, concerning—
  • Luxemburg, arbitration and conciliation treaties with United States, 330335
    • Negotiations, 330331
    • Texts signed Apr. 6: Arbitration, 331333; conciliation, 333335
  • MacDonald, Ramsay. See under Great Britain.
  • Manchuria and Mongolia, Japanese special interests, 249250, 250251
  • Mandates. See Bahrein Island; Palestine; and under Japan.
  • Mediation by United States in Mexican insurrection, question of, 366, 368369
  • Mexico, 336481, 580590
  • Monopoly. See Spain: Petroleum monopoly.
  • Morocco, 482538
    • Cape Spartel Light, U. S. reservation of rights with respect to proposed changes in administration of, 537538
    • Claims of U. S. citizens against Spanish Government, negotiations for settlement as prerequisite to proposed U. S. recognition of Spanish Zone, 492505
      • Joint report on claims (July 12, 1928), revision, and U. S. efforts to expedite approval by Spanish Government, 492500
      • Spanish countersuggestions for settlement, and U. S. rejection, 500505
    • French Zone, U. S. reservation of rights in application of taxes to American citizens and protégés, 482492
    • Spanish Zone. See Claims, supra.
    • Tangier International Zone:
      • Cape Spartel Light, U. S. reservation of rights with respect to proposed changes in administration of, 537538
      • Taxation, U. S. attitude toward application to American citizens and protégés, 505537
        • Nonacquiescence in application to American vessels of tariff of Tangier Port Concession Co., 529537
        • Reservation of rights in assenting to certain specific taxation measures, and refusal to assent to proposed “padlock law”, 505529
    • Tariff of Tangier Port Concession Co., U. S. nonacquiescence in application to American vessels, 529537
    • Taxation. See French Zone and under Tangier International Zone, supra.
    • Treaties, conventions, etc.: Act of Algeciras (1906), cited, 488, 489, 529530, 531, 532, 533534, 535, 536; Cape Spartel Lighthouse convention (1865), cited 537538; Tangier convention (1923), cited, 506, 530, 531, 535
    • U. S. citizens. See Claims, French Zone, and Tangier International Zone: Taxation, supra.
  • Most–favored–nation treatment, treaties and agreements. See Commercial treaties.
  • Nationality: Persian nationality law of 1929, U. S. attitude, 739743; U. S. acceptance as deportees from Great Britain of persons who by protracted residence abroad are presumed [Page 878]to have lost their American citizenship acquired by naturalization, question of, 3743
  • Naval armament reduction, U. S.-British discussions preliminary to London Naval Conference of 1930, 9, 1112, 1314, 15, 1617, 1719, 2529, 2930, 3435
  • Netherlands, 539548
    • Arbitration agreement with United States further extending duration of convention of May 2, 1908, text signed Feb. 27, 539540
    • Petroleum concessions, U. S. interest in maintaining equal rights for American oil companies, 540548
      • Assistance to Standard Oil Co. of California in unsuccessful efforts to obtain oil concession in Netherlands East Indies, 540543, 544545
      • Investigation of Netherlands regulations with regard to oil concessions and possible discrimination against American interests arising from any British-Netherlands arrangements granting reciprocal advantages to companies of the one operating in territory of the other, 543548
  • Nicaragua, 549705
    • Banditry (see also Sandino, infra), 549580, 623, 696, 697698
    • Bond issue for payment of Claims Commission awards, proposed, 670, 673674, 676, 678, 681
    • Boundary dispute with—
    • Canal route survey by U. S. Army Engineer troops, 703705
      • Permission for survey, U. S. requests to Costa Rica and Nicaragua, and affirmative replies, 703705
      • Termination, 705
    • Claims commissions:
      • Financing of awards through bond issue, proposed, 670, 673674, 676, 678, 681
      • Permanent Claims Commission, establishment by legislation approved Feb. 6, 1930, 696
      • Provisional Claims Commission, U. S. assistance in establishment of, 670696
        • Designation of commissioners: Nicaraguan members, 679, 680681, 682, 686687, 688; U. S. member, 671673, 674675, 676, 677678, 679, 680, 681, 682, 683684, 687688, 688, 692
        • Preliminary discussions regarding legal procedure for establishment of, designation of members, payment of awards, scope, etc., 670692
        • Presidential decree of July 30 establishing commission: Discussions, 678, 679, 680, 682683, 684686, 687, 688689; text, 689691
        • U. S. arrangements for notifying American claimants regarding submission of claims, 692
        • Work of commission: Convening, 693; relations with Nicaraguan Government on questions of procedure and policy, 693695
    • Elections, U. S. assistance in supervision of, 646650, 679
      • Electoral law of 1923: Reentry into effect, 647, 650; revision, question of, 649650, 679
      • Municipal elections, 648, 650
      • National Board of Elections, Nicaraguan request for nomination of American citizen as chairman, 646647; U. S. views, and designation of Captain Alfred W. Johnson, 648649, 650
    • Finances (see also under Claims commissions, supra, and under Military and police forces: Guardia Nacional and Road construction, infra), U. S. assistance in reorganization of, 651670, 702
      • Financial Plan bankers (Brown Bros, and J. & W. Seligman & Co.), withdrawal, 310
      • National Bank of Nicaragua, withdrawal of J. & W. Seligman & Co. and Guaranty Trust Co. from management, and Nicaraguan efforts to secure new management:
        • Efforts of Nicaragua to secure new management: Preliminary agreement proposed by Otis & Co. group, draft text and negotiations, 663665, 666667, 668, 669; U. S. assistance, 658659, 662663, 668669
        • Withdrawal of Seligman–Guaranty management:
          • Controversy with President Moncada resulting in decision to withdraw, and U. S. views, 651654, 655656; conference of bankers and Nicaraguan and U. S. representatives for settlement of, 654655, 659660, 661, 702
          • Postponement until conclusion of arrangements with new management, desire of President Moncada, 661662, 667; U. S. attitude, 662663, 665666, 669, 670
          • Transfer of bank to Nicaraguan banking officials, 665, 670
      • Pacific Railway, withdrawal of American directors and management (J. G. White Engineering Corporation), and Nicaraguan assumption of control, 655661; U. S. attitude, 656, 657658
    • Guardia Nacional. See under Military and police forces, infra.
    • Military and police forces:
      • Guardia Nacional:
        • Activities for suppression of banditry, 549550, 552, 554, 561, 565, 623
        • Agreement between United States and Nicaragua for establishment of (Dec. 22, 1927), Nicaraguan approval in amended form, Feb. 21, 1929, and U. S. disinclination to consent to amendments, 606641
          • Consideration by Nicaraguan Congress, and U. S. efforts to encourage passage in unamended form, 606614, 615619
          • Passage by Nicaraguan Congress and approval by President Moncada, Feb. 21, 619620
          • Text of amended agreement, 625630
          • U. S. attitude and proposal for exchange of notes to remove objectionable features of amendments, 621, 622, 630637, 641; suggestions of U. S. Chargé and Chief of Guardia, 637640
        • Financial questions, 621, 622, 630631, 637638, 639
        • Relations with volunteers and hacienda guards, 621, 622623, 623624
        • Rules and regulations, approval, 641
        • Status, attitude of President Moncada and United States, 549550, 614615, 617618, 621, 622625, 630633
      • Hacienda guards, 607, 623624, 625, 638, 639
      • Volunteers, 549, 550, 551554, 555, 565, 566568, 574, 575, 622623, 624625, 638, 639
    • Moncada, José María (President), See Repressive measures, infra.
    • Political situation. See Repressive measures of President Moncada, infra.
    • Repressive measures of President Moncada, and U. S. concern, 590606
      • Arrest, imprisonment, and deportation of suspected plotters against Nicaraguan Government, 590602, 603604, 604605, 606; question of admission to United States of deportees, 606
      • Removal of certain Conservative municipal governments and replacement by Liberal boards, 602603, 604
    • Road construction, proposed, 569570, 575, 576, 690703
      • Financing, question of, 697698, 701702; nonavailability of U. S. Marine funds for road construction, 698, 699
      • Recommendations of U. S. Chargé and Marine officers for road construction in bandit areas as a means of eliminating banditry, 569570, 576, 696, 697698; U. S. views, 575, 697
      • U. S. assistance to Nicaragua by assignment of Navy engineers to supervise road surveys, 698702, 702703
    • Sandino, asylum in Mexico as political refugee from Nicaragua, 580590
      • Request by Sandino to Mexico for asylum, U. S. interest in, and assistance in facilitating Sandino’s journey from Nicaragua to Mexico, 580588
      • U. S. interest in subsequent activities of Sandino, 588590
    • Treaties, agreements, etc., with United States:
    • U. S. military and naval forces (see also Banditry: U. S. Marines, supra):
      • Canal route survey by U. S. Army Engineer troops, 703705
      • Mexican refusal to resume diplomatic relations with Nicaragua until withdrawal of U. S. forces, 580581
      • Political activity of officers, U. S. attitude, 613614, 616, 644
      • Precedence of certain Marine and Navy officers over chiefs of mission, as provided by Nicaraguan law granting courtesy rank of minister, U. S. objections, 642646; text of law of Jan. 4, 643644
      • Road construction: Assistance to Nicaragua by Navy engineers, 698702, 702703; nonavailability of Marine funds for road construction, 698, 699
  • Norway, 706719
    • Annexation of Island of Jan Mayen: Act of Storting defining status of Jan Mayen, 714715; notification to United States and U. S. reservation of rights of Polarfront Co., 713714
    • Arbitration treaty with United States: Negotiations, 706711; text signed Feb. 20, 711713
    • Assertion to sovereignty over Bouvet Island and other specified regions in Antarctic, 715719
      • Bouvet Island:
        • British claim, waiver of, 715716
        • Notification to United States, and U. S. reply, 716, 718; U. S. inquiry of Navy and War Departments as to existence of any American interests, and negative replies, 716717
      • Claim of Norwegian priority to sovereignty over certain other specified regions, in view of possible claims by Byrd Antarctic Expedition in behalf of United States: Notification to United States, 717718; U. S. reply, 718719
  • Oil concessions and properties. See Spain: Petroleum monopoly; Petroleum concessions under Great Britain and Netherlands.
  • Open-door principle, 65
  • Oriental Navigation Co. case, cited, 342, 350
  • Otis & Co., proposed agreement with Nicaragua for management of National Bank, draft text and negotiations, 663665, 666667, 668, 669
  • Palestine:
    • Haifa harbor construction, U. S. representations for protection of American rights under U. S.-British mandate convention of Dec. 3, 1924, in connection with submission of bids, 6170
      • Inability of American and Italian consuls to obtain bidding specifications, 6164
      • Postponement of construction following French, Italian, and U. S. protests, and ultimate allocation of work to Palestine Government, 6970
      • U. S. representations to Great Britain against discriminatory treatment of American firms due to exclusion from bidding, 6466; British reply, 6769
    • Mandate convention of 1924. See Haifa harbor construction, supra.
    • Protection of American lives and property endangered by conflict between Arabs and Jews, 4061
      • British measures for protection, 49, 4950, 5051, 52, 53, 5455
      • Commission of Inquiry, British: Appointment, 55; consideration of claims, 55, 6061; procedure, 5960; representation of Jewish-American interests, question of U. S. assistance in arranging, 5759
      • Disturbances at Hebron, 48; Jerusalem, 46, 4748, 4849, 5051; Telaviv, 49
      • U. S. citizens: Claims for damages, question of presentation, 55, 59, 6061; evacuation from places of danger, 48, 4950, 52; killing and wounding of, 47, 48, 50, 5657
      • U. S. naval vessel, question of dispatch to Palestine, 53
      • U. S. policy, statements of, 51, 56, 5859
      • U. S. representations to Great Britain for protection of foreign nationals and consulates, 4748, 48, 49, 5152, 5253, 54, 55
  • Panama, 720737
    • Aviation in Panama, commercial agreement with United States for regulations governing, 728729
    • Boundary dispute with Costa Rica, 737
    • Commissary sales in Canal Zone, Panaman objections and U. S. reservation of rights under 1903 treaty, 720724, 726
    • Radio communication throughout Panama, U. S. reservation of right of control, 730737
      • Inclusion of radio concessions in Panaman contracts with commercial interests without prior U. S. consent, U. S. protests and Panaman attitude, 730737
      • Proposed establishment of Panaman Government radio station on Coiba Island, and U. S. attitude, 733, 734, 735, 736, 737
    • Treaties, agreements, etc., with United States:
      • Regulations governing commercial aviation in Panama, exchange of notes, Apr. 22, 728729
      • Unperfected treaty of July 28, 1926, 720728
        • Protest by Panama against conduct of Canal Zone commissaries, and U. S. reservation of rights under treaty of 1903, 720724, 726
        • Reconsideration of treaty in its entirety, Panaman desire for, and U. S. attitude, 723, 724725, 726728
  • Pan American arbitration treaty (Jan. 5), cited, 442443, 444, 445, 446, 447448, 449, 762763, 764, 765, 767
  • Pan American Life Insurance Co., 227228
  • Paraguay, Chaco dispute with Bolivia, 738
  • Persian nationality law of 1929, U. S. attitude, 739743
  • Peru, Tacna-Arica dispute with Chile, 744
  • Petroleum concessions. See Spain: Petroleum monopoly; and under Great Britain and Netherlands.
  • Philippine Islands, boundary with British North Borneo. See Great Britain: U. S.-British negotiations.
  • Polarfront Co., U. S. reservation of rights in connection with Norwegian annexation of Island of Jan Mayen, 713714
  • Ports and customhouses in territory held by rebels, Mexican closure during insurrection, and subsequent reopening: Mexican attitude and notifications to United States, 338, 340341, 342, 348, 349351, 354355, 415; U. S. attitude, 342343, 344, 358, 417, 426
  • Portugal, arbitration treaty with United States, text signed Mar. 1, 745746
  • Precedence of certain U. S. Marine and Navy officers in Nicaragua over chiefs of mission, as provided by Nicaraguan law granting courtesy rank of minister, U. S. objections, 642646; text of law of Jan. 4, 643644
  • Protocols. See Treaties, conventions, etc.
  • Quarantine (U. S.) against fruits and vegetables affected by Mediterranean fruit fly, 793794, 794795
  • Radio communication (see also under Panama), U. S. assistance to Durham and Co. in securing radio concession in Greece, 110113, 113114, 115116, 117120
  • Recognition of Spanish Zone of Morocco by United States. See Morocco: Claims of U. S. citizens.
  • Red Cross assistance for troops wounded in Mexican insurrection, question of, 389, 391
  • Religion: Greek restrictions on entry of ministers of religion, relaxation with regard to American clergymen, 121122; Roman Catholic Church, controversy with Mexican Government, good offices of U. S. Ambassador in facilitating settlement, 479481
  • Renunciation of War, Treaty for. See under Japan.
  • Rio Grande boundary dispute. See under Mexico.
  • Rockefeller Foundation, emergency assistance to Liberia in preventing recurrence of yellow fever epidemic, 320322, 322, 323324
  • Romano-Americana Co., settlement by Rumania of claim arising out of destruction of property in 1916, 757758
  • Rumania, 747758
    • Arbitration and conciliation treaties with United States, 747754
      • Negotiations, 747751
      • Texts signed Mar. 21: Arbitration, 751752; conciliation, 753754
    • Claim of Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey against Rumania arising out of destruction of property in 1916, settlement, 757758
    • Commercial treaty with United States, U. S. proposal for conclusion of, following Rumanian denunciation of provisional commercial agreement of Feb. 26, 1926, 755756
  • Russia, protocol with Turkey, Dec. 17, Turkish declaration to United States regarding nonapplicability to Turco-American relations, 842845
  • Self-defense, right of, question of interpretation of Kellogg-Briand Pact, 249250, 250254
  • Seligman & Co. See Greece: Loan; Financial Plan bankers and National Bank under Nicaragua: Finances.
  • Shipping profits, U. S.-Greek arrangement granting relief from double income tax on, 8387
  • Shufeldt claim against Guatemala. See Guatemala: Claim.
  • Siam, negotiations for treaties of arbitration and conciliation with United States, 759767
    • Proposals by United States, 759, 761; Siamese views and counterproposals, 760761, 762767
    • Status of negotiations as of July 14, 1930, 767
  • Slavery. See under Liberia.
  • Smith, Dr. Howard F. (U. S. Public Health Service), appointment as Chief Medical Adviser to Liberia, 316329
  • Smuggling of arms and munitions from United States to Mexico during insurrection, 336, 376377, 378, 397
  • Southern Pacific Railroad, 362, 365, 367368, 395, 398, 399, 400, 401
  • Spain (see also Liberia: Slavery: Spanish involvement; Morocco), 768802
    • Claims, reciprocal, arrangement with United States for settlement of, 796798
    • Commercial modus vivendi with United States, possibility of denunciation by Spain, 788, 789, 791, 794
    • Expropriation of foreign-owned petroleum properties. See Petroleum monopoly, infra.
    • Petroleum monopoly, compensation for expropriated properties, 768788
      • British interests, settlement, 769770, 770
      • French and U. S. negotiations for adequate compensation to French and American oil companies, and ultimate settlement:
      • U. S. attitude, 773775, 780781
    • Taxation and customs duties on motor vehicles belonging to U. S. and Spanish consular officers, reciprocal exemption, 798802
    • Trade with United States, Spanish representations regarding grievances arising from alleged unfair treatment of Spanish products, 788796
      • Allegations and representations to United States, 788791; U. S. reply, 795796
      • Commercial modus vivendi, possible denunciation by Spain, 788, 789, 791, 794
      • Status of Spanish grievances concerning tariff and quarantine restrictions, 791795
      • U. S. embargo against fruits and vegetables affected by Mediterranean fruit fly, 793794, 794795
    • Treaty with United States of July 3, 1902, cited, 798, 799, 802
  • Standard Oil Co. (see also Spain: Petroleum monopoly): Bahrein Island, participation of Standard Oil Co. of California in petroleum concession, 8081; Mexico, question of protection of interests of California [Page 883]Standard Oil Co. from interference by Mexican rebels, 380381, 400; Netherlands East Indies, U. S. assistance to Standard Oil Co. of California in unsuccessful efforts to obtain petroleum concession, 540543, 544545; Rumania, settlement of claim of Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey arising out of destruction of property in 1916, 757758
  • Tacna-Arica dispute, 744
  • Tangier. See under Morocco.
  • Taxation:
    • Honduran stamp tax imposed on agents of foreign insurance companies, U. S. representations in behalf of American companies, 226229
    • Irish Free State, liability to taxation of property leased for Legation purposes in the United States, 234236
    • Latvia, residence or sojourn tax, U. S. representations against application to American citizens, 269273
    • Mexico, U. S. attitude and representations to de facto authorities and Mexican Government against taxation, forced loans, etc., imposed by rebels during insurrection, 370, 370371, 378, 380381, 387, 391n, 393, 395, 396397, 409, 412, 414415, 415416, 425426, 426427, 429430, 433
    • Morocco. See French Zone and Tangier International Zone: Taxation under Morocco.
    • Property used for diplomatic purposes, opinion of Solicitor of Department of State, 235236
    • U. S.-British arrangement extending to consular officers reciprocal exemption from customs duties, 4346
    • U. S.-Greek arrangement granting relief from double income tax on shipping profits, 8387
    • U. S.-Spanish arrangement extending to consular officers reciprocal exemption from taxation and customs duties on motor vehicles, 798802
  • Telephone concession in Greece, U. S. assistance in unsuccessful efforts of International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation to secure, 109110, 113, 114, 115116, 117118, 120121
  • Treaties, conventions, etc.:
  • Treaty for the Renunciation of War. See under Japan.
  • Turkey, 803845
    • Commercial modus vivendi with United States. See under Treaty, infra.
    • Protocol with Soviet Union, signed Dec. 17, Turkish declaration to United States regarding nonapplicability to Turco-American relations, 842845
    • Treaty of commerce and navigation with United States, 803842
      • Commercial modus vivendi, extensions of, pending conclusion and ratification of commercial treaty:
        • Exchange of notes, Apr. 8, 1929, renewing modus vivendi until Apr. 10, 1930: Negotiations, 803817; texts, 817818; U. S. approval, 820
        • Further exchange of notes, Apr. 8, 1930, extending modus vivendi until ratification of commercial treaty signed Oct. 1, 1929, 842
      • Negotiations (see also Commercial modus vivendi, supra):
      • Ratifications, exchange of, 842
      • Signature, 837
      • Text signed Oct. 1, 838840; supplementary understanding contained in minutes of final meeting of negotiators, Oct. 1, 841842
  • Turtle Island, administration of. See Great Britain: U. S.-British negotiations.
  • Union of South Africa, establishment of direct diplomatic relations with United States, 846849
    • Correspondence between British and U. S. Governments concerning, 846849
    • Presentation of credentials by Minister of South Africa, and appointment of U. S. Minister, 849
  • Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. See Russia.
  • U. S. citizens (see also Spain: Petroleum monopoly; and under Mexico, Morocco):
    • Clergymen, Greek restrictions on entry of, relaxation with regard to American clergymen, 121122
    • Protection of Americans in—
    • Shufeldt claim against Guatemala. See Guatemala: Claim.
    • U. S. acceptance as deportees from Great Britain of persons who by protracted residence abroad are presumed to have lost their American citizenship acquired by naturalization, question of, 3743
  • U. S. Congress, message of President Hoover, Dec. 7, regarding U. S. policies in Haiti, 207208
  • U. S. consular officers: Customs duties exemptions, reciprocal extension to U. S. and British consular officers, 4346; taxation and customs duties on personally owned motor vehicles, reciprocal exemption for U. S. and Spanish consular officers, 798802
  • U. S. Department of Justice, 336, 347, 359, 371, 394, 413
  • U. S. Department of Labor, immigration questions: Deportees from Nicaragua seeking admission to United States, 606; Mexican aliens seeking refuge in United States during insurrection, 363364, 364365, 373, 386, 387388, 388389, 389390, 392393, 398399, 401402, 403404, 405, 406407, 408, 408409, 413414, 433; question of U. S. acceptance as deportees from Great Britain of persons who by protracted residence [Page 885]abroad are presumed to have lost their American citizenship acquired by naturalization, question of, 3743
  • U. S. military and naval forces (see U. S. Marines and U. S. warships under Haiti: Students’ strike; also under Mexico: Insurrection and under Nicaragua): Japan, objection to visits of American naval vessels to unopened ports on mandated islands, 256262; Palestine, question of dispatch of naval vessel to protect Americans endangered by Arab-Jewish conflict, 53
  • U. S. Public Health Service officer, appointment as Chief Medical Adviser to Liberia, 316329
  • U. S. Treasury Department, 336, 363, 371, 377, 394
  • Venezuela, establishment of cable service by All America Cables, Inc., 850860
    • Exchange of greetings between President Hoover and President Perez upon commencement of service, texts, 859860
    • Negotiations by All America Cables with French cable company and French and Venezuelan Governments:
      • Reports concerning, 850858
      • U. S. assistance, 854, 857, 858; expression of appreciation by All America Cables, 858859
  • White Engineering Corporation, withdrawal from management of Pacific Railway of Nicaragua, 655661
  • Yellow fever in Liberia, efforts to prevent. See Liberia: Appointment of Dr. Howard F. Smith of U. S. Public Health Service as Chief Medical Adviser.
  • Yugoslavia, arbitration and conciliation treaties with United States, texts signed Jan. 21: Arbitration, 861863; conciliation, 863865