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1902. 445 Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger ..... Jan. 30 Same subject. Incloses correspondence with

Chinese minister and United State representa

tives regarding. Same to same

....do ... Convention and arrangement between Russia

and China respecting Manchuria. Commends
action reported in dispatch No. 846, Dec. 12,

1901.
448
Same to same.

Jan. 31 Mutual embarrassments of United States and

Russian officials at Niuchwang. Conflict be-
tween United States seamen and Russian offi-
cials. Incloses dispatch from United States
ambassador to Russia reporting views of Rus-

sian Government.
Same to same (telegram)... Feb. 1 Convention and arrangement between Russia

and China respecting Manchuria. Makes rep-
resentations against agreement as contraven-
ing treaties, affecting rights of United States
citizens, and subversive of open-door policy

accepted by Russia and other powers.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu

Feb. 3 Same subject. Transmite memorandum express

ing views of United States,
905 Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay. Feb. Same subject. Incloses copy of note to foreign

office communicating Department's telegram
of Feb. 1, and reports interview with Russian

minister. 906 ! Same to same.

Feb. 5 Audience of diplomatic corps with Emperor and

Empress Dowager of China, and reception by
the latter of the ladies of the diplomatic corps.
Text of addresses and replies and of the cere-

monial inclosed. 910 Same to same.

Feb. 6 Reform edicts removing prohibition of marriage

between Manchus and Chinese and providing
for selection of students to be sent abroad

transmitted.
Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay

Feb. 7 Arguments against United States laws for the

exclusion of Chinese. Incloses petition of Chi

nese Merchants' Association of San Francisco. 202 Yr. Hay to Mr. Wu

Feb. 11 Same subject. States that above note has been

communicated to appropriate Senate and

House committees. 919 Nr. Conger to Mr. Hay..... Feb. 15 Protection denied to H. Krippendorf, who had

merely declared intention to become a citizen

of the United States. Incloses correspondence. 924 Same to same....

Feb. 25 Rehabilitation of Chang Yin-huan. Incloses tel

egram of thanks from children of Chang.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger... Feb. 27 Question of establishment of United States post-

offices in China, and collection of additional
duty on articles that have already been entered
into China, etc. Incloses dispatch from consul
at Chefoo containing suggestions, expresses
views of Department, instructs to demand that
duty shall not be again collected on articles
purchased in China, and awaits expression of

minister's views.
Same to same.

Mar. 1 Mutual embarrassments of United States and Rus

sian officials at Niuchwang. Incloses copy of
instruction to consul at Niuchwang in regard

to his attitude toward Russian authorities,
2 Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay..... Mar. 4 Convention and arrangement between Russia

and China respecting Manchuria. Incloses text
of propositions submitted to Russia by Prince

Ch'ing, and points out clausesopen to objection. 213 Mr. Hay to Mr, Wu...... Mar. 11 Protection of native Christians by missionaries.

Incloses accompaniments to dispatch No. 887,
Jan. 21, 1902, from China, showing that Ameri-
can missionaries were not involved in the con-
dition of affairs set forth in Minister Wu's No.

213, of Oct. 25, 1901.
475 Mr. Hill to Mr. Conger... Mar. 14 | Request of taot'ai of Kiukiang for recallof native

missionaries. Concurs in views expressed in
dispatch No. 890, Jan. 22, 1902, and suggests that
the missionaries give a list of their chapely and

missions.
** Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay... Mar. 15 Convention and arrangement between Russia

and China respecting Manchuria. Reports that
Russian minister will consent to reduce term
of evacuation to eighteen and perhaps fifteen
months, and that British objections are likely

to be withdrawn.
$0 Same to same.

Mar. 19 Refusal of Chinese Government to issue passports

for travel in Thibet, owing to conditions in that country. Reports that legation acquiesces.

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1902. Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay... Mar. 19 Riots, uprisings, massacres, etc. Reports origin,

extent, and suppression of uprising in Kwangsi.

Incloses correspondence. Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay.

Mar. 2

Arguments against United States laws for the

exclusion of Chinese. Asks that his represen

tations be submitted to Congress. Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu....... Mar. 26 Same subject. States that above note has been

sent to appropriate Senate and House com

mittees Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay.... Mar. 27 Riots, uprisings, massacres, etc., in province of

Honan, reported. Same to same

Mar. 29 Student interpreters in China. Expresses regret

at rejection of appropriation for, points out
necessity for such a service, and offers sugges-

tions.
Mr. Hay to Nr. Conger..... ..do ... Same subject. Advises of provision made in

diplomatic and consular appropriation bill for. Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay.... Apr. 2 Mutual embarrassments of United States and

Russian officials at Niuchwang. Incloses dis-
patch from consul reporting good effects pro-

duced by presence of U. S. S. Vicksburg,
Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger..... Apr. 8 Protection denied to H. Krippendorf, who had

merely declared intention to become a citizen
of the United States. Approves action re-

ported in dispatch No. 919, Feb. 15, 1902.
Mr. Bainbridge to Mr. Hay ..do ... Convention and arrangement between Russia
(telegram).

and China respecting Manchuria. Reports

signing on April 8 of. Same to same

Apr. 17

Same subject. Incloses text of convention Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay..

Apr. 29

Arguments against United States laws for the ex

clusion of Chinese. Representations against
extension of laws to the Hawaiian and Philip-

pine Islands. Mr. Hay to Mr. Wn.......

Same subject. States that above note, copy of

which has been sent to the President, was re-
ceived by the Department after the President

had signed the bill referred to.
Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay. .do... Question of establishment of United States post-

oflices in China, and collection of additional
duty on articles that have already been entered
into China. Advises against establishment of
post-offices, except at Shanghai, and reports
that complaints referred to in instruction No.
468, in regard to collection of duties, do not

appear to be well founded.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger.. .do Refusal of Chinese Government to issue pass-

ports for travel in Thibet. Approves action

reported in dispatch No. 950, Mar. 19, 1902. Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay May 3 Riots, uprisings, massacres, ete. Reports serious (telegram).

disturbances in southern portion of Chihli. Same to same..

May 8 Riots, uprisings, massacres, etc. Confirms his

telegram of May 3. Incloses account of dis.

turbances and correspondence. Same to same...

May 10 Student interpreters in China. Incloses text of

regulations of the British service, and offers
suggestions in carrying out appropriation of

Congress announced in instruction No. 491.
Same to same..

May 19 Riots, uprisings, massacres, etc. Refers to dis

patch No. 980, and incloses correspondence. Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay

Arguments against United States laws for the

exclusion of Chinese. Advances views of his
Government on enforcement of treaty, and
urges necessity of revision of regulations of

immigration bureau. Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu

May 26

Same subject. Acknowledges above note, which

has been laid before the President. Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay June 2 Protection of Cuban interests by United States

consular officials. Reports assent of Chinese

Government. Incloses correspondence. Same to same.

June 11 Restoration of Tientsin to Chinese authorities.

Incloses text of terms proposed by military
commanders, and questions right of a few of
the powers to dictate conditions not contem-
plated in the protocol.

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1902. 248 Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay..

June 14 Exclusion of Chinese. Refusal of Treasury De

partment to modify certain regulations. Dis.
cusses, and incloses for opinion of Attorney.
General, Treasury circular, which, it is alleged,
imposes upon Chinese laborers leaving United
States, with intention to return, onerous con-
ditions in contravention of treaty stipulations

and law.
1025 | Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay ... June 25 Reception of Rear-Admiral Frederick Rodgers,

U. S. Navy, by the Emperor and Empress
Dowager. Reports, and incloses correspond-

ence.
Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (tel- June 28 Restoration of Tientsih to Chinese authorities.
egram).

Recites conditions proposed by diplomatic
corps, in which he and Russian minister re-

fused to join. Gives reasons. 1035 ! Same to same..

July 2 Same subject. Confirms above telegram, gives

particulars, and incloses correspondence.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger (tel. ....do... Same subject. Approves action reported in tel-
egram).

egram of June 28, 1902, and instructs to en-
deavor to reach practical adjustment of pro-
tective zone so that China can fulfill demanded
obligation and maintain order therein, and to
refrain from supporting any excessive grants

made by provisional government. 1033 Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay.

Decree disarming natives of Chihli. Transmits..
541
Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger.. ....do.. Vicarious punishment of relatives in China of

Chinese naturalized citizens of the United
States, Recites charges made by Bow Wong
Society against Chinese consul at Honolulu,
dwells at length upon facts as substantiated
by investigation, and instructs to present to
the earnest and favorable consideration of the

Chinese Government.
231 Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu...... ..do Same subject. Representations on line of above

instruction. 31 Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay......

July 8 Same subject. States that resignation of consul

at Honolulu has been accepted, and charges

are being investigated. 1046, Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay..... July 15 Restoration of Tientsin to Chinese authorities.

Transmits copy of conditions named by powers,
Same to same (telegram)... July 18 Same subject. Reports that greatly modified

conditious have been accepted by Chinese
Government, and that transfer will take place

in a month.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger ....do ... Same subject. Extends congratulations on con-
(telegram.)

clusion of matter. 545 Same to same

do... Student interpreters in China. Incloses rules

adopted for.
1051 Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay. July 19 Restoration of Tientsin to Chinese authorities.

Confirms his telegram of 18th instant, refers to
dispatch No. 1016 for text of conditions, and

incloses notes from and to Prince Ch'ing as to 1

acceptance of conditions and gratitude for

good offices of United States.
234 Mr. Hill to Mr. Wu...... July 22 Arguments against United States laws for the

exclusion of Chinese. Quotes letter of Treasury
Department replying to allegations of harsh
and unjustified enforcement of law made in
Chinese minister's note No. 247, May 19, 1902,

and declining to modify existing regulations. 35 Same to same

July 31 Exclusion of Chinese. Refusal of Treasury De

partment to modify certain regulations. Re-
plying to minister's No. 248, June 14, 1902. In-
closes opinion of Attorney-General that the
circular in question is warranted by treaty and

laws.
1061
Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay.

Aug. 6

Riots, uprisings, massacres, etc., in Szechuan.

Reports, and incloses correspondence. 1083 , Same to same

Aug. 7

Same subject. Reports changes among pro

vincial officials. Incloses decrees.
561 Mr. Adee to Mr. Conger.... Aug. 8 Vicarious punishment of relatives in China of

Chinese naturalized citizens of the United
States. Incloses report of collector at Hono-
lulu on charges against Chinese consul, show-
ing that same were well founded.

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1902. 1067 Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay.....

Aug. 11

Monopoly of camphor trade in Fukien granted

to a Japanese company. Incloses regulations
virtually granting, and correspondence with
consul at Amoy, who has been instructed to

protest under French treaty of 1858.
1070
Same to same

Aug. 16

Vicarious punishment of relatives in China of

Chinese naturalized in the United States. In-
closes copy of his note to Prince Ch'ing making

representations against.
Mr. Adee to Mr. Wu.

.do Protection of Chinese at Panama by United

States officials. Incloses copy of latest instruction to United States consul-general on

subject, and offers to repeat same. 13 Mr. Fesler, consulat Amoy, Aug. 18 Monopoly of camphor trade in Fukien granted to Mr. Hill,

to a Japanese company. Incloses copy of his

protest, and reply to same.
Mr. Wu to Mr. Adee... Aug. 20 Protection of Chinese at Panama by United

States officials. Requests that instructions be

repeated to United States officials. 251 Same to same

.do... Admission of Chinese into Cuba. Incloses order

of military governor denying, comments on its
legality and the hardships imposed on Chinese,
and asks that the matter be submitted to the

President.
255
Same to same

.do... Arguments against United States laws for the

exclusion of Chinese. Comments on Treasury
Department's views, communicated in Depart-
ment'y No. 234, July 23, 1902, and expresses re-

gret thereat. 1072 Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay...

Aug. 21

Proclamation denouncing Boxer practices as

heresy transmitted. 556 Mr. Adee to Mr. Conger.... Aug. 27 Student interpreters in China. Advises of ap

pointment of four, and incloses their instruc

tions. 1077 Mr. Conger to Mr. Huy..... Aug. 29 Same subject. Comments on inadequacy of ap

propriation for, and suggests that houses be 1079 Same to same

provided and tuition paid by Government. Sept. 2 Riots, uprisings, massacres, etc., at Ch'en-Chow,

in Hunan, reported. Imperial decree inclosed. 1084 Same to same

Sept. 9 Vicarious punishment of relatives in China of

Chinese naturalized citizens of the United
States. Reports that orders have been inued
to local officials to stop. Incloses correspond-

ence with foreign office.
258 Mr. Wu to Mr. Adee.. Sept. 11 Exclusion of Chinese. Refusal of Treasury De.

partment to modify certain regulations,

Acknowledges Department's No. 235, July 31, 1902, and remarks that Attorney-General's opinion therein makes it useless to elaborate further his objections, as it proclaims again a denial of

the ordinary principles of law and equity. 239 Mr. Adee to Mr. Wu.....

Sept. 12

Admi sion of Chinese into a. States that the

Cuban Congress is free to act in the matter. 1091 Mr. (onger to Mr. Hay Sept. 17 Riots, uprisings, massacres, etc., at Ch'en-Chow.

Refers to dispatch No. 1079, Sept. 2, 1902, and in-
closes deeree announcing execution of two of
the lenders and directing punishment of two

officials. 1099 Same to same.

Sept. 25

Same subject. Reports that rioting in Szechuan

continues, but does not appear to be as serious

as reported. Incloses correspondence.
Same to maine (telegram)... Sept. 26 Commencement of evacuation of Manchuria by

Russia reported.
569 Mr. Adee to Mr. Conger.... Sept. 27 Vicarious punishment of relatives in China of

Chinese naturalized citizens of the United
States. Acknowledges dispatch No. 1070, Aug.

16, 1902, and approves minister's action,
1100 Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay. Oct. 1 Commencement of evacuation of Manchuria by

Russia. Confirms his telegram of Sept. 26, 1902.
Incloses report from vice-consulat Niueliwang,
and as that place is to be evacuated within six
inonths, under the agreement, suggests that a

gunboat be stationed there. 1104 Same to same.

Oct. 3 Riots, uprisings, massacres, etc., in Szechuan.

Incloses note from foreign office. 1107 Same to samne.

Oct. 7 Student interpreters in China. Gives estimate of

cost of tuition. 1109 Same to same.

Death of Viceroy Liu K’un-yi. Reports, and in

closes imperini edict.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger Oct. 10 Same subject. Instructs to convey sympathy of
(telegram).

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1902. 574 Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger Oct. 13 Monopoly of camphor trade in Fukien granted to

a Japanese company. Approves minister's rep

resentations to consul at Amoy. 1121 Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay..... Oct. 16 Death of Viceroy Liu K'un-yi. Has conveyed

sympathy of the United States to Chinese Gov.

ernment. Incloses correspondence. 580 Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger... . Oct. 28 Student interpreters in China. States that ap

propriation for building and tuition has been

asked for. 1135 Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay.. ... Oct. 30 Commencement of evacuation of Manchuria by

Russia. Incloses note from Chinese foreign

office advising of.
583 Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger..... Nov. 13 Same subjeet. States that Navy Department has

been advised of the expediency of sending a
war vessel to Ninchwang in the early spring.

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1902.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Hart (tele- Jan. 22 Seizure of vessels and alleged discriminations
í gram).

against American enterprises. Instructs to
bring matter to attention of Colombian Gov.
ernment, and request fair treatment of United

States companies.
Mr. I art to Mr. Hay (tele- Feb. 1 Samne subject. Acknowledges above telegram
1 gram).

and inquires as to amount of indemnity to be

demanded. Mr. Hay to Mr. Hart (tele- Feb. 8 Same subject. Directs to make firm demand gram).

without specifying amount of indemnity. Mr. Hart to Mr. Hay (tele- Feb. 13 Samesubject. Reports that representations have gram).

been made to Colombian Government in ars

cordance with Department's instructions,
Mr. Hay to Mr. Hart (tele. Feb. 20 Same subject. Instructs to demand restitution
gram).

of vegsels of Fluvial Company and indemnit;
also indemnity for damages to Cartagena-Mag-

dalena Railway Company.
573 Mr. Hart to Mr. Hay.... Feb. 25 Protertion of Roberto Beck, a Swiss citizen, hy

United States officials in Colombia. Incloses

correspondence and reports efforts. 584

Mr. Beaupré to Mr. Hay.... Mar. 22 Death of President Sanclemente reported 315 Mr. Hay to Mr. Hart.

Mar. 26 Reopening of United States missionary schools

at Barranquilla, Bogotá, and Medellin, closed
by Colombianauthorities. Incloses correspond-

ence and directs to endeavor to effect.
599 Mr. Beaupré to Mr. Hay.... Apr. 23 Right of United States citizens in Colombia as to

expropriation of property, discussed in light of
quoted articles of treaty of 1866 with Great

Britain and Colombian law of 1890.
394 Mr. Hay to Mr. Beaupré.... Apr. 28 Death of President Sanclemente. Expresses re-

gret of Department.
605 Mr. Beaupré to Mr. Hay.... May 5 Right of United States citizens in Colombia as to

expropriation of property. Comments on ar-
bitrariness and partiality shown by officers of
Colombian Government; reports particularly
cases of Albert B. Dod and Amsinck & Co., and
incloses text of instructions of Colombian Gov-

ernment to its officers regarding aliens,
May 12 Reopening of United States missionary schools at

Barranquilla, Bogotá, and Medellin, closed by
Colombian authorities. Reports that matter
is under investigation, and perinission to open
schools at Bogotá and Medellin has been se-

cured.
Same to same (telegram)... May 15 Seizure of vessels and alleged discriminations

against American enterprises. Substance of
reply of Colombian Government to represen-
tations made as directed by Department's tele-

gram of Jan. 22.
.do... Same subject. Incloses text of note condensed

in abové telegram.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Hart

May 31 Protection of Roberto Beck, a Swiss citizen. Re

fers to dispatch No.573, of Feb. 25, and requests

a more complete report. 397 Mr. Hay to Mr. Beaupré.... June 5 Right of United States citizens in Colombia as to

expropriation of property. States that rights are established under article 8 of treaty of 1846

between United States and New Granada, and 1

that treaty of Colombia with Great Britain can not be invoked.

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