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1902. Same to same.

Jan. 22 Military service cases of Joseph Knopp, Jacob

Friedberg, Harry Schmierie, Michael Tenzer,

and Frank Howrka. Reports on.
Mr. Hay to Mr. McCormick. Feb. 3 Agreement between Russia and China relative to

Manchuria. Incloses for communication to
Austro-Hungarian Government memorandum
of Feb, 1, 1902, expressing views of United

States.
Mr. McCormick to Mr. Hay. Feb. 11 Status of naturalized United States citizens of

Austro-Hungarian origin returning to their na-
tive country. Retention by Hungarian officials
of passport and certificate of naturalization of
Josef Janco. Incloses correspondence and re-
ports interviews with minister for foreign af-
fairs in connection with case of Janco, men-
tions a tentative proposal of Austria-Hungary
to abrogate the naturalization treaty, explains
that a law of " military defense" stands in the
way of enforcement of demands made by lega.
tion in regard to passports and naturalization
papers, and suggests this as a propitious time

for securing a satisfactory arrangement.
Mr. Hay to Mr. McCormick. Feb. 12 Passage through United States of remains of late

Mexican minister to Austria-Hungary. States
that customary courtesies will be extended on

occasion of. Same to same

Mar. 6 Status of naturalized United States citizens of

Austro-Hungarian origin returning to their
native country. Approves conduct of matter

as reported in dispatch No. 67.
Mr. McCormick to Mr. Hay .do... Raising of United States legation to Austria-
(telegram).

Hungary and Austro-Hungarian legation to
United States to embassies. Reports intention

of Austria-Hungary. Same to same

Mar.

7 Same subject. Confirms above, with details.. Same to same

Mar.
8 Same subject. Incloses article from Vienna

Fremdlenblatt.
Mr. Hill to Mr. McCormick.' Mar. 11 Right of widow of Austro-Hungarian soldier to

pension. Instructs to investigate. Mr. McCormick to Mr. Hay. Apr.

1 Political, social, and commercial relations be

tween the United States and Austria-Hungary.

Incloses article from the Neue Wiener Tagblatt.
Mr. Hay to Mr. McCormick. Apr. 7 Raising of United States legation to Austria-Hun.

gary and Austro-Hungarian legation to United
States to embassies. States that United States

will raise legation.
Mr. McCormick to Mr. Hay. Apr. 22 Right of widow of Austro-Hungarian soldier to

pension. Incloses information secured from

1. and R. ministry of war. Same to same

May
7 Military service case of Joseph Kristof. Reports

efforts to secure Kristof's discharge. Same to same

.do... Passport application of Theodor F. Alexander.

Submits for instructions.
Mr. McCormick to Mr. Hay. May 20 Raising of l'nited States legation to Austria-Hun.

gary and Austro-Hungarian legation to United
States to embassies. Reports that Emperor will
be glad to receive an ambassador from the

United States.
Same to same.

May 23 | Passport application of Armin Freiman. Sub

mits for instructions.
Mr. Hay to Mr. MoCormick. May 28 Passport application of Theodor F. Alexander.

Instructs to issue passport.
Same to same (telegram)..: May 29 Raising of United States legation to Austria-Hun.

gary and Austro-Hungarian legation to United
Staies to embassies. Nouties Mr. McCormick
of his nomination and confirmation as ambas-

sador.
Mr. McCormick to Mr. Hay. May 30 Same subject. Acknowledges above telegram,

with appreciation. Mr. Hay to Mr. McCormick., June 3 Same subject. Notification of Mr. McCormick's

appointment as ambassador. Same to same.

June 21 Passport application of Armin Freiman. States

that case is covered by circular of Mar. 27, 1899,
and legation must decide, from the circum-

stances, what action to take.
Mr. McCormick to Mr. Hay June 28 Protection of Cuban interests by United States
(telegram).

consular officials. Reports Assent of Austria.

Hungary. Same to same.

June 30 Raising of United States legation to Austria-Hun.

gary and Austro-Hungarian legation to United Stutes to embassies. Reports reception as am: bassador.

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1902. 55 Mr. Hill to Mr. Hale..

July 22 Same subject. Acknowledges above and in

structs to report when Austria-Hungary will

raise its in ission to rank of embassy.
57 Mr. Hill to Mr. McCormick. July 28 Admission into Austria-Hungary of proprietary

preparations of American manufacture. In-
closes correspondence and instructs to investi-

gate and report regarding regulations, etc.
Mr. Hay to Mr. MeCormick. Aug. 11 Jews in Roumania, discriminations against;

condition of helplessness to which they are
reduced, and objection of United States Gov-
ernment to immigration of such persons. In
connection with pending naturalization treaty
with Roumania, discusses at length the fore-
going questions, and appeals to the principles
laid down in the Treaty of Berlin for amélio-
ration of said conditions. Instructs to present
above considerations to minister for foreign

affairs. 5. Mr. McCormick to Mr. Hay.

Military service case of Joseph Kristof. Reports

release of Kristof. 6 Same to same

Aug. 12 Raising of United States legation to Austria1

Hungary and Austro-Hungarian legation to
United States to embassies. States that an am-

bassador will be appointed by Austria-Hungary 1

upon going into effect of the budget. Mr. Adee to Mr. Hale...

Aug. 14

Admission into Austria-Hungary of proprietary 1

preparations of American manufacture. Re-
fers to instruction No. 57 and incloses further

correspondence. Mr. Hale to Mr. Hay.

Same subject. Roports that matter has been pre

sented to ministry for foreign affairs. 63. Mr. Adee to Mr. McCormick . Sept. 3 Sending of Hungarian national banner to the

United States. Incloses letter of A.S. Ambrose

reporting, and instructs to investigate. · The Emperor of ustria to

Sept. 5

Accident to resi nt Roosevelt. Congratulathe President (telegram).

tions on escape from injury. The President to the Em Sept. 6 Same subject. 'Acknowledges above peror of Austria (tele

gram). 25 Mr. Hale to Mr. Hay.

Oct. 13 Admission into Austria-Hungary of proprietary

preparations of American manufacture. In

closes correspondence outlining conditions of. 26 Same to same

Oct. 17 Status of naturalized United States citizens of

Austro-Hungarian origin returning to their na-
tive country. Retention by Hungarian officials
of passport and certificate of naturalization of
Josef Janco. Reports that orders have been
issued to Hungarian local authorities to deliver
receipts stating reasons for taking papers. In-
closes correspondence with foreign office in
connection with Janco case suggesting regula-
tions on the lines agreed to by the Austrian

Government on the subject of passports. 30 Same to same

Oct. 30 Passport application of Harry Frommer. Submits

for instructions. 32 Same to same

Nov. 4 Sending of Hungarian national banner to the

United States, Inclosed note from foreign
office stating that the project is a purely pa-

triotic one, and has no political significance. 75 Vr. Hay to Mr. Hale

Xov. 19 Passport application of Harry Frommer. Ap

proves course in withholding passport.

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1901.
Count Lichtervelde to Mr. Mar. 11 Fine on Belgian steamship Belgika in the Philip-
Hay.

pine Islands. Presents for consideration recla-
mation of the Compagnie Générale des Philip-

pines,
Mr. Hay to Count Lichter- Mar. 18 Same subject. States that matter has been re-
velde.

ferred to secretary of War. Mr. Wauters to Mr. Hay... Oct. 20 Same subject. Renews request for favorable con

sideration of reclamation. 310 Mr. Hay to Mr. Wauters Oct. 30 Same subject. Secretary of War has been asked

for report. Belgian legation to Depart- Dec, 20 Same subject. Sets forth further grounds in supment of State (memoran

port of claim. 14 Mr. Hay to Baron Moncheur Dec. 24 Same subject. States that above memorandum

has been referred to the Secretary of War and a report requested.

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1902. 17 Mr. Hay to Mr. Wauters..... Jan. 11 Same subject. Reviews case and states that

United States Government can not entertain

claim.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Townsend .. Feb. 3 Agreement between Russia and China relative to

Manchuria. Incloses for communication to
Belgian Government memorandum of Feb. 1,

1902, expressing views of United States,
127 Mr. Townsend to Mr. Hay Mar. 6 Sugar-bounty conference. Text of convention...
Baron Moncheur to Mr. Hay. Apr. 8 Fine on Belgian steamship Belgika in the Philip-

pine Islands, Requests reduction of fine. 132 Mr. Townsend to Mr. Hay .. Apr. 19 Riots and strikes in Belgium over question of

suffrage. Brief sketch of electoral system. 62 Mr. Hay to Baron Moncheur Apr. 28 Fine on Belgian steanship Belgika in the Philip

pine Islands. States fine can not be rescinded. 135 Mr. Townsend to Mr. Hay .. May 6 Sugar-bounty conference. Reports ratification

by Chamber of Deputies. 138 ' Mr. Townsend to Mr. Ilay.. June 11 Protection of Cuban interests by United States

consular officials. Reports assent of Belgium. Treaty between the United June 14 For the mutual extradition of fugitives from jusStates and Belgium.

tice. Text. Additional act concluded Aug. 25 For the protection of industrial property, modi. at Brussels Dec. 14, 1900,

fying the industrial-property convention of by the plenipotentiaries

March 20, 1883. Text. of the United States and

other countries, King of the Belgians to the Sept. 6 Accident to President Roosevelt. CongratulaPresident (telegram).

tions on escape from injury. The President to the King ....do... Same subject. Acknowledges above.....

of the Belgians(telegrim).
Mr. Winthrop to Mr. Hay Sept. 20 Death of the Queen of Belgium reported....

(telegram).
Mr. Adee to Mr. Winthrop ....do... Same subject. Instructs to express condolences.

(telegram).
Memorandum of State De Sept. 24 Samesubject. Statesthat Belgium ministercalled
partment.

to express thanks of King and Government for

sympathy of United States. Belgian legation to Depart- Oct. 6 Protection of Belgian interests in Haiti by United Inent of State (memoran

States naval vessel requested. dum). Department of State to Bel- Oct. 10 Same subject. Instructions have been issued in girl legition (mello

compliance with above request. randum). 95

Mr. Hay to Baron Mon- Oct. 13 Fine on Belgian steamship Belgika in the Philipcheur

pine Islands. States that Secretary of Warde

clines to reverse judgment against vessel, Mr. Townsend to Mr. Hay Nov. 15 Attempt on life of King of Belgium reported..

(telegram). 164 Same to sune

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Same subject. Reports in detail Mr. Hay to Mr. Townsend Nov. 17 Same subject. Instructs to convey congratula- i (telegram).

tions on King'y escape from harm. 165 Mr. Townsend to Mr. Hay.. Nov. 19 Same subject. Reporis having carried out above

instruction. 166 Same to same

Dec. 3 Same subject. Incloses reply of minister for for

eign affairs to letter of congratulation.

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Treaty submitting to arbitration the question of

the boundary between Brazil and British Gui

ana. Text.
Inadvisability of American emigration to the

Upper Amazon region. Reports.
Protection of Cuban interests by United States

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consular officials. Incloses correspondence and reports assent of Brazil.

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1902.
Mr. Hill to Mr. Bryan (tele- July 30 Inheritance tax on estate of Baron Thomsen.
gram).

Instructs to invoke good offices of Brazilian
Government with a view to assure due legal

process.
Mr. Dawson to Mr. Hay July 31 Same subject. Reports that vigorous steps have
(telegram).

been taken in matter. 438 Mr. Bryan to Mr. Hay

Aug. 4

Same subject. Reports in detail present status

of case. Incloses correspondence. 439 Same to same...

Aug. 5

Same subject. Reports temporary suspension of

proceedings. 454 Same to same..

Same subject. Reports that a compromise has

been sought by the parties through the execu

tive. Same to same (telegram)... Sept. 27 Same subject. Reports amicable settlement. 455 | Same to same..

..do ... Same subject. Incloses letter from United States

consular agent at Rio Grande do Sul reporting

settlement. 296 Mr. Hay to Mr. Bryan Oct. 6 Same subject. Transmits letter of thanks from

Thomsen's attorneys. 470 Mr. Bryan to Mr. Hay.. Nov. 18 Inauguration of President Alves. Address of

United States minister and President's reply. 471 Same to same..

.do ... Same subject. Exchange of courtesies between

officers of U.S.S. Iowa and Brazilian officials.

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Mr. Hutchinson to Mr. Hay. May 26
Treaty between the United May 27

States and Chile.
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Relations between the United States and Chile.

Incloses newspaper accounts bearing upon.
Courtesies to U. s. battleships Iowa and Wiscon-

sin. Reports.
Same subject. Incloses letter of thanks from

Navy Department for transmission to proper

quarters.
Protection of Cuban interests by United States

officials. Reports assent of Chile.
Providing for the extradition of criminals.

Text.
Relations between the United States and Chile.

Transmits account of Fourth of July reception

at United States legation.
Chile-Argentine treaty. Reports exchange of

ratifications and outlines of.
Same subject. Reports in detail regarding
Courtesies to U. S. battleship Iowa. Reports that

money paid for cleaning the lowa has been re

turned by Chilean Government.
Same subject. Instructs to accept money re-

turned by Chilean Government, and to express
thanks for the generous courtesy.

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1901. Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay.

July 13 Restoration of silver bullion seized by United

States forces at Tientsin, Inquires if United

States Government contemplates. Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu....

July 18 Same subject. States that time and manner of

restoration remains to be determined by the

President. 213 Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay..

Oct. 25 Protection of native Christians by missionaries.

Incloses dispatch from viceroy at Nankin rel-
ative to serious conflicts between Protestant

and Catholic converts as illustrating the evils of. 184 Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu.

Oct. 30 Same subject. States that above note has been

forwarded to United States minister at Pekin

for investigation. 406 Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger .........do ... Same subject. Transmits No. 213, Oct. 25, 1901,

from Chinese minister, for investigation and

report. Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (tel- Dee. Convention and arrangement between Russia egram).

and China respecting Manchuria. Reports substance of convention which Prince Ch'ing has been authorized to sign, and asks if he shall take any action.

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1901.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger (tel- Dec. 6 Same subject. Instructs to inform Prince Ch'ing
egram).

that the President expects that no arrangement
which will permanently impair territorial in-
tegrity of China, or injure legitimate interests
of United States, or impair China's ability to
meet international obligations, will be made

with any single power.
Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay.... Dec. 12 Same subject. Reports that above telegram has

been given Prince Ch’ing, who, in an inter-
view, sets forth the various changes and modi-

fications which China proposes to ask. Same to same.

.do ... Protection of missionaries by United States naval

forces. Reports that consuls have been in-
structed, at request of Rear-Admiral Remey.
to furnish him with maps and general informa-
tion concerning navigable waters nearest to

misionary stations. Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay

Dec. 31 Restoration of silver bullion seized by United

States forces at Tientsin. Suggests that amount

be returned through his legation. Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (tel

Rehabilitation of Chang Yin-huan. Reports egram).

1902. Same to same

Jan. 2 Same subject. Confirms above telegram, gives

particulars, and incloses edict and note from

foreign office. Same to same (telegram)...' Jan. 7 Return of Chinese court to Pekin. Reports... Same to same

.do... Saine subject. Reports in detail, and incloses

correspondence. Same to same (telegram)...

Mutual embarrassments of l' nited States and

Russian oficials at Niuchwang. Reports con-
flict between United States seamen and Rus-

sian officials. Same to same

Jan. Same subject. Confirms above telegram, in

closes memoranda from and to Russian lega-
tion, reports conversation with minister, and
states that conditions apparently arise from
mutual distrust of Russian military authorities

and consular corps. Same to same

Jan. 9 Riots, uprisings, massacres, etc. Reports anti

Christian outrage in province of Kansu, and

incloses edicts. Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay

Jan. 13 Restoration of silver bullion seized by United

States forces at Tientsin. States that Chinese
Government would prefer to have money re-

turned through his legation.
Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay... Jan. 16 Reform edicts aiming at reorganization of insti.

tutions of learning and restoration of friendly
intercourse with foreigners. Transmits and

Comments on.
Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay...... Jan. 20 Restoration of Tientsin to Chinese authorities.

Requests friendly offices of United States look

ing to. Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay..... Jan. 21 Protection of native Christians by missionaries.

Incloses correspondence with consul-general

at Shanghai, Same to same

Jan. 22 Request of taot'ai of Kinkiang for recall of na

tive missionaries. Incloses correspondence re

garding. Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger..... Jan. 23 Protection of missionaries by United States naval

forces. Approves action reported in dispatch

No. 815, of Dec. 12, 1901.
Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay..... Jan. 21 Restoration of silver bullion seized by United

States forces at Tientsin. Incloses receipt and

expresses thanks for.
Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (tel- Jan. 29 Convention and arrangement between Russia
egram.)

and China respecting Manchuria. Reports
that Prince Ch'ing is about to yield and sign
convention as outlined in dispatch No. 816,
Dec. 12, 1901, and agreement practically con-
ceding exclusive privileges to the Russo-
Chinese Bank. Representations of the De-
partment have been laid before Chinese Gov.
ernment, and similar representations have

been made by British and Japanese ministers. Same to same

...do... Same subject. Confirms above telegram, and

reports at length conversation with Prince

Ch'ing.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu

Jan. 30 Restoration of Tientsin to Chinese authorities.

States that Government of United States has
favored early evacuation, and will consult oc-
cupying powers.

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