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3. Exchange of notes confirming arrangements of 1891-1894:

a. Russian minister for foreign affairs to French minister for

foreign affairs, August 9, 1899 .

b. French minister for foreign affairs to Russian minister for

foreign affairs, August 9, 1899.

4. Naval understanding:

a. Project of naval convention, July 16, 1912

b. Convention for exchange of information, July 16, 1912 .

II. Anglo-French Entente Cordiale:

1. Schedule of documents

2. Summary of contents:

a. Circular addressed April 12, 1904, by M. Delcassé, French

minister of foreign affairs, to French ambassadors

b. Dispatch to British ambassador at Paris forwarding agree-

c. Secret articles respecting Egypt and Morocco, London,

April 8, 1904

d. Exchange of letters respecting armed assistance, Novem-

ber 22–23, 1912:

i. Sir Edward Grey to Paul Cambon .

ii. Paul Cambon to Sir Edward Grey .

III. Anglo-Russian Entente Cordiale:

1. Sir Edward Grey to Sir Arthur Nicolson

2. Sir Arthur Nicolson to Sir Edward Grey

Inclosure 1. Convention between Great Britain and Russia,

St. Petersburg, August 31, 1907:

Arrangement concerning Persia

Convention concerning Afghanistan

Arrangement concerning Tibet .

Annex to the Arrangement between Great Britain and

Russia concerning Tibet

Inclosure 2. Sir Arthur Nicolson to Alexander Izvolski

Inclosure 3. Alexander Izvolski to Sir Arthur Nicolson

IV. Anglo-Japanese Alliance:

1. Agreement relative to China and Korea (Alliance, etc.), Lon-

don, January 30, 1902

2. Agreement relative to Eastern Asia (China and Korea) and

India, London, August 12, 1905 ·

3. Agreement respecting rights and interests in Eastern Asia

and India signed at London, July 13, 1911

V. Anglo-Portuguese Alliance:

1. Treaty of peace, friendship and alliance, London, June 16,


2. Treaty of alliance, Windsor, May 9, 1386

3. Treaty of defensive alliance, Lisbon, May 16, 1703






Historical note on the principle of “legitimacy”

1. The Holy Alliance, September 26, 1815

2. Declaration of the five cabinets of Austria, France, Great Britain,

Prussia and Russia, signed at Aix-la-Chapelle, November 15, 1818,

3. The conferences of Troppau:

a. Circular of the Austrian, Prussian and Russian missions to foreign

courts, December 8, 1820, declaring their policy toward revolu-


b. Circular dispatch to British missions at foreign courts, January 21,

1821, dissenting from foregoing and protesting its “principles”

4. Declaration of the monarchs of Austria, Prussia and Russia at the

conclusion of the conference of Laibach, May 12, 1821, relative

to the suppression of revolutions in Italy . .

5. Final circular of the Congress of Verona, December 14, 1822, relating

the result of measures taken in Italy and declaring policy toward

the struggle for freedom in Greece, Spain and her American


6. Europe's attitude toward intervention on behalf of Spain in the

Latin-American revolution: Invasion of Spain by France; restora-

tion of the king; his circular note to Europe relative to aid in

Spanish America; Great Britain's dissent and its program in re-

lation to the origin of the Monroe doctrine . . .


1. President Monroe's annual message, December 2, 1823 . . .

2. President Polk's annual message, December 2, 1845, declaring against

any future European colony or dominion in North America.

3. President Johnson's annual message, December 9, 1868, advocating

republican institutions in West Indies

4. President Grant's messages:

a. First annual message, December 6, 1869, declaring against the

transfer of American colonies from one European power to


6. Special message, May 31, 1870, repeating the foregoing

c. Special message, June 13, 1870, discussing effect of American

freedom from designs of conquest :

d. Special message, April 5, 1871, declaring it the duty of the United

States to prevent North American territory becoming dependent

upon any European power

5. President Hayes' special message, March 8, 1880, declaring policy of

an Isthmian canal under American control.

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