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Sept. 4 To the Swiss Chargé Refutation of charges of ill

treatment of Germans in the

Dominican Republic.
Oct. 28 To the Attorney History of case and Depart-
General

ment's views regarding re-
moval to the United States
of Germans interned in Pan-

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A.B. 6278–7

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Nov. 19 From the Attorney Orders for internment in the
(Rec'd General

United States of certain Ger-
Nov. 22]

mans from Panama are with-
out authority and therefore
will be canceled.

ALLY-OF-ENEMYALIENS

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1817 Apr.7, From the Ambassa- Quotes Austro-Hungarian pro

1917 dor in Austria- posal for agreement regard-
(Rec'd

Hungary (tel.) ing treatment of its subjects
Apr. 9)

and U.S. citizens, each in the

country of the other.
1836 Apr. 14, From the Chargé in Austria-Hungary requests re-

1917 Austria-Hungary ply through Spanish Em-
(Rec'd (tel.)

bassy to proposed reciprocal
Apr. 15)

agreement. 520 Apr. 16, To the Minister in U.S. acceptance, with certain 1917 Switzerland (tel.): changes, of reciprocal agreeto Grew

ment with Austria-Hungary.
Apr. 20, To the Swedish Min- Consideration to be accorded
1917 ister

officers and crews of certain
Austrian ships detained at

Ellis Island.
171 Apr. 25, To the Minister in Request that Sweden forward
1917
Sweden (tel.)

to U.S. Embassy at Con-
stantinople instructions to re-
port on condition of Ameri-

cans in Turkey.
May 2, From the Spanish Request for U.S. good offices
1917 Ambassador

with Allies in obtaining safe-
conducts for certain Turkish
officials and students leaving

the United States.
542741 May 2, From the Assistant Officers and crews of certain
8-B 1917 Secretary of Labor detained Austrian ships treat-
[Rec'd

ed as immigrants; majority May 4]

released. 334 May 6, From the Minister From Constantinople, May 3: 1917 in Sweden (tel.) order preventing departure

of Americans rescinded.
341 May 8, From the Minister From Constantinople, May 2:

1917 in Sweden (tel.) difficulties placed in way of
(Rec'd

departure from Turkey of
May 9]

Americans from 18 to 45

years of age. 194 May 9, To the Minister in For Constantinople: Depart1917 Sweden (tel.) ment embarrassed in aiding

departure of unofficial Turks by obstacles met by Americans leaving Turkey.

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May 12, To the Spanish Am- Safe-conducts will be granted
1917 bassador

by U.S. and British Govern-
ments to certain Turkish offi-

cials leaving the United States. 911 May 15, From the Minister Quotes telegram from Spanish

1917 in Switzerland Minister, Vienna, in which
(Rec'd
(tel.)

Austria accepts U.S. changes
May 16]

in proposed reciprocal agree

ment. 369 May 18, From the Minister From Constantinople: report 1917 in Sweden (tel.) on departure of Americans

from Turkey.
591 May 19, To the Minister in Message through Spanish
1917
Switzerland (tel.) channels to Austria-Hungary

of U.S. acceptance of terms of
agreement, thereby making it

effective.
219 May 29, To the Minister in Request for further inquiry by
1917 Sweden (tel.) Sweden regarding obstacles

placed in way of Americans

desiring to leave Turkey. 414 June 5, From the Minister From Constantinople: further

1917 in Sweden (tel.) report on departure of Ameri516 June 8, To the Ambassador Request that Spain seek exten1917 in Spain (tel.) sion of time for Americans in

Turkey desiring to cross Aus-
tria-Hungary route to

Berne.
644 June 29, From the Ambassa- Americans from Turkey will
1917 dor in Spain (tel.) be allowed to pass through

Austria-Hungary without

time limit.
532 July 13, From the Minister From Constantinople: Ameri-
1917 in Sweden (tel.) cans will not be allowed to

leave Turkey unless Ottoman
subjects are permitted to de-

part from America.
293 July 16, To the Minister in Message to Turkey through
1917 Sweden (tel.)

Sweden: Turkish subjects not
prevented from leaving the
United States; like privilege

expected for Americans in 546 July 17, From the Minister From Constantinople: acute

1917 in Sweden (tel.) situation in Turkey regarding
(Rec'd

departure of Americans.
July 18]
569 July 24, From the Minister From Constantinople: depart-
1917 in Sweden (tel.) ture of more Americans from

Turkey reported; facilitating
departure of Turks from

America is urged.
570 July 24, From the Minister From Constantinople: Otto-

1917 in Sweden (tel.) man students in America re-
(Rec'd

garded as having official
July 25]

status; procuring safe

conducts urged.
Aug. 31 From the Spanish Turkish note to be put on rec-
1917 Minister

ord regarding Turkish stu(Rec'd

dents who have been allowed Sept. 1]

to leave America.

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255 III. ENEMY PROPERTY

TREATMENT OF ENEMY AND "ALLY-OF-ENEMY” PROPERTY

No.

Date

From and to whom

Subject

Page

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Feb. 8, Public statement U.S. respect for all private
1917

rights of subjects of foreign

states. 1366 | Apr. 6, Proclamation Regulations under which Ger1917

insurance companies
may maintain agencies in the

United States.
Apr. 26, From the Swiss Min- Question of competence of
1917 ister

Swiss consuls to receive per-
[Rec'd

sonal property in settlement Apr. 27]

of inheritances of absent Ger

man heirs.
June 1, To the Swiss Min- Subject of competence of Swiss
1917 ister

consuls to act for absent Ger-
man heirs may be taken up

by Congress.
225 June 1, To the Swedish Min- Swedish consuls requested to
1917 ister

defer acceptance of money in
Austrian and Hungarian in-
heritance cases, pending action

by Congress.
1295 June 20, From the Belgian Belgian proposal that Allies
1917 Minister

institute reprisal measures (Rec'd

against German spoliation in
June 22]

Belgium.
12 July 13, To the Belgian Min- Private enemy property in the
1917
ister

United States can not be con-
fiscated as reprisal measure
against German plundering in

Belgium.
1386 | July 13, Proclamation Prohibiting transaction in the
1917

United States of the business
of marine and war risk insur-

ance by German companies. 495 Aug. 13, To the Swiss Chargé Swiss consuls requested to 1917

defer acceptance of money in
German inheritance cases,

pending action by Congress. 2729-A Oct. 12, Executive order Vesting authority in desig1917

nated officers and making
regulations under Trading
with Enemy Act and Title
VII of Act Approved June

15, 1917.
1051 Oct. 24, To the Chargé in For Berlin: inquiry regarding
1917 Switzerland (tel.) banking restrictions applied

to U.S. citizens in Germany. 1944/23 Oct. 29, From the Swedish Request that Swedish consuls 1917 Minister

be permitted to collect and [Rec'd

deposit money belonging to Oct. 30]

Austro-Hungarians.
IV-14 Oct. 31, From the Swiss Min- German inquiry concerning
1917
ister

U.S. sequestration of enemy
property and release of enemy

patents.
1076 Oct. 31, To the Chargé in For Berlin: inquiry as to report
1917 Switzerland (tel.) that Germany intends to auc-

tion U.S. oil properties in Rumania.

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29 Nov. 3, To the Swiss Minis- Notification of appointment of
1917 ter; similar note to Alien Property Custodian.

the Swedish and
Spanish representa-

tives
774 Nov. 14, To the Minister in For publicity: statement of the
1917 the Netherlands Alien Property Custodian as

(tel.); the same to to his plans and purposes in
the Chargé in Swit- respect to alien property.

zerland
1672 ) Nov. 22, From the Minister Compulsory registration of
1917 in the Netherlands enemy property in Germany
(tel.)

made applicable to U.S.

citizens.
Nov. 24, From the French Proposed note by certain As-
1917 Ambassador

sociated Powers to European
(Rec'd

neutrals for purpose of securNov. 27)

ing to Allies enemy stocks

gathered in neutral countries. 295 Dec. 4, To the Swedish Min- Transmits substance of letter 1917 ister

from Alien Property Custo-
dian, Nov. 19, on custody of
funds of Austrian and Hun-
garian subjects in the United

States.
Dec. 4, To the Alien Prop-Decision regarding custodian-
1917 erty Custodian ship of dividends from U.S.

stock, held by Public Trustee
of England, presumably for

German subject.
2770 Dec. 7, Executive order Additional regulations regard-
1917

ing foreign insurance com-
panies doing business in the

United States.
Dec. 10, Statement by the Assurance against seizure of
1917 Alien Property property of Austro-Hunga-
Custodian

rians resident in the United

States.
2017 Dec. 14, To the French Am- Inexpedient to join in repre-
1917 bassador

sentations to neutrals regard-
ing enemy stocks of goods in

neutral countries.
Dec. 21, To the Alien Prop-Suggestion that no demand be
1917 erty Custodian made for property in the

United States belonging to

residents of Turkey.
2289 Dec. 22, From the Chargé in Message from Spanish Em-

1917 Switzerland (tel.) bassy, Berlin, regarding Ger-
[Rec'd

man intentions relative to
Dec. 24)

U.S. oil interests in Rumania. 88 Jan. 3, To the Swiss Minis- Attention of Swiss consuls 1918 ter; mutatis mutan- called to provision that funds

dis, to the Spanish payable to enemy subjects
and Swedish repre- shall be conveyed to Alien
sentatives

Property Custodian.
127 Jan. 10 From the Belgian Measures taken by British-
[Rec'd Minister

French-Belgian conference,
Jan. 15)

Oct. 9, 1917, to check German
depredations in occupied ter-
ritory; U.S. adherence re-
quested.

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55 Jan. 14 From the British British support of Belgian rep- 277 (Rec'd Chargé

resentations concerning measJan. 15)

ures to check German depre

dations in occupied territory. 331 Jan. 18 To the Swedish Min- Reply to inquiry as to how 277 ister

provisions of Trading with
Enemy Act will apply to

Austro-Hungarian subjects.
Jan. 19 From the French French support of Belgian 278
(Rec'd Ambassador

representations concerning
Jan. 25]

measures to check German
depredations in occupied ter-

ritory.
Feb. 15 Department memo- Negative reply to representa- 279n
randum

tions for U.S. adherence to
measures to check German
depredations in occupied ter-

ritory. IV-14 Jan. 25 From the Swiss Min- German inquiries regarding 279 (Rec'd ister

dispossession of Hamburg-
Jan. 26)

American Line and liquida-
tion of other German enter-

prises. 1005 Dec. 22, From the Ambassa- Encloses German note, Nov. 279 1917 dor in Spain

30, in reply to U.S. inquiry (Rec'd

regarding banking restrictions Jan. 26,

applied to U.S. citizens in 1918]

Germany. 1414 Jan. 28, To the Chargé in For Berlin and, mutatis mutan- 281 1918 Switzerland (tel.) dis, Vienna: inquiry regarding

status of U.S. property in
Germany as affected by offi-
cial acts; request for periodic

reports.
Jan. 31 To the Chairman of For publication: information 281

the Committee on which should be furnished
Public Information Department for complete

record of American-owned

property in enemy countries. Jan. 30 From the French Text of German order of Dec.

283 (Rec'd Ambassador

13 relative to obligatory cusFeb. 1]

todianship of U.S. interests

in Germany. 2547 Jan. 31 From the Chargé in Spanish Embassy, Berlin, re- 284

(Rec'd Switzerland (tel.) ports inquiries from U.S.
Feb. 2]

citizens in Germany regard-
ing sequestration of their

property in the United States. 1427 Feb. 5 Proclamation Including within term "ene- 284

my" Germans and Austro-
Hungarians in custody of War
Department, for purposes of

Trading with Enemy Act. 129 Feb. 13 To the Swiss Minis- Reply to inquiries relative to 285 ter

German patents and private
property in the United States.
Memorandum of_Alien Prop-

erty Custodian, Feb. 7.
Feb. 23 To the Swiss Minis- Alien Property Custodian will

287 ter

report to Legation quarterly
on property under his control
belonging to German subjects
in Germany.

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