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From and to whom.
1903. Mr. Jackson to Mr. Hay (tel. Sept. 19 Presentation of credentials. The Prince of Bulegram).
garia expressed pleasure at the establishment
of direct diplomatic relations. Prince Ferdinand to Presi- l...do .... Same subject and tenor.... dent Roosevelt (telegram). President Roosevelt to Sept. 21 Same subject. Appreciates the friendly message Prince Ferdinand (tele
of the Prince. gram). 11 Mr. Jackson to Mr. Hay ....Sept. 24 Samesubject. Gives detailed account of the cere
monies and attentions paid him by the Prince
sproval of hitransit duties of the Frenc
1902. 441 Mr. Bryan to Mr. Hay. Aug. 14 Free navigation of the Amazon River. Incloses
decree ordering collection of duties on goods
on ships entering or leaving the river. 444 Same to same ............. Aug. 19 Same subject. Decree in No. 411 has been cor
rected so as to make it applicable to Bolivia
only. 464 Same to same ............ Oct. 31 Same subject. French and German Govern
ments have protested against transit duties on
the Amazon. 466 Same to same ............. Nov. 7 Same subject. The protest of the French minis
ter against transit duties has received the ap
proval of his Government. 302 | Mr. Hay to Mr. Seeger...... Dec. 9 Same subject. Directs proper remonstrance
against the imposition of transit duties on
goods from Bolivia.
1903. Mr. Seeger to Mr. Hay...... Jan. 20 Same subject. Incloses copy of note to the min-1
ister for foreign affairs, remonstrating against
ment on the subject.
River seems, as stated in L. Renault's opinion,
Cash settlement has been made by Brazil with
grace to Bolivia. Same to same .....
Mar. 3 Same subject. Incloses reply of minister for for
eign affairs to protest in his dispatch of January
tioned by treaty.
ter for foreign affairs criticised in Brazil. In-
opinion in Brazil.
States and Brazil.
Alves, with translation of part relating to for-
ence with the foreign office relating to the
made a treaty port discussed. 416 | Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger..... Nov. 23 Same subject. Approves course taken by him...
United States citizens. Incloses for Depart-
that the children are citizens.
territory and Manchuria. Reports that the
post-offices under the same control.
afforded for representations. If any danger to
may take appropriate action.
von Ketteler, the German minister murdered
officials. 1193 Same to same....
Jan. 22 Rebellious movements in the north and south
and brigandage in Manchuria. Reports con-
avoiding conflict with the leaders.
United States citizens, Approves opinion in
right to attend consular meetings, put by the
Incloses letters from and to Consul Fowler. 1228 Same to same...
Mar. 61 Russian customs service in leased territory and
Manchuria. Reports that Chinese are resisting
goods are entering without payment of duty. Same to same...
Mar. 10 Russian enterprise in Manchuria. Incloses let
ter from consul at Niuchwang, reporting steps
by viceroy. Incloses proclamation. 1212 Same to samne...
Mar. 20 Consular jurisdiction in territory leased to Rus
sia. Incloses Russian circular setting forth
restrictions on. 1246 Same to same.........
Mar. 25 Manchuria. Russian courts established in vari
ous parts of to take the place of the consular
tung-kou in preference to Taku-chan and
part in the deliberations of the consular corps
consul at Chefoo in his 1219.
evacuated, that the Russian minister alleges
Russia before evacuating, and that Chinese
Government refused to comply with them.
for treaty ports and consulates and to make
From and to whom.
substance of reply of Russian Government to
Government in compliance with Department's
missioners decline to discuss the opening of
note to the Chinese Government containing
uation will take effect. 1284 | Same to same..............
May 4 Same subject. Incloses note referred to in above
that Russian chargé still insists that no Man
churian ports shall be opened. 1288 Same to same..................do... Same subject. Incloses Consul Miller's report of
occupation by the Russians of territory oppo-
to consult freely with his colleagues and the
their views and his own.
a written statement from the Chinese Govern-
request, and of what it proposes instead. Same to same (telegram)... May 23 Same subject. Treaty ports and consulates. In
structs to tell the Russian minister, on his arrival at Peking, that the Russian Government has assured us that it is not opposed to our proposition of open ports and consulates,
and to ask his cooperation. Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (tele- May 28 Same subject. Treaty ports and consulates. Gives gram).
substance of note from the Chinese Government
stating its position in relation to Mr. Hay to Mr.Conger(tele May 29 Samesubject. Treaty portsand consulates. Gives gram).
substance of reply to be made to Chinese note
reported in above telegram 1308 | Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay.........do ... Same subject. Treaty ports. Incloses corre
spondence with the foreign office, and reports
ister states that Russia is not opposed to open
ate with Mr. Conger without instructions. Same to same (telegram)... June 6 Same subject. The Russian minister thinks that
reply as to cooperation has been sent from St.
Petersburg to the Department of State.
until further instructed. The matter is being
discussed at Washington, 1318 Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay..... June 9 | Same subject. Reports conversation with the
Russian minister, and incloses note to the Chi
nese foreign office.
a telegram from the United States embassy in
report result to the Department.
cated to the Russian minister the demands of the United States. The minister says he has no instructions and can make no statement
concerning Russia's attitude. 1327 Same to same...
Same subject. Confirms above and reports con
versation with the Russian minister. 1333 Same to same.....
June 23 Same subject. Treaty ports. Reports that the
Japanese and British representatives agree with him in regard to ports mentioned. Reports action of these powers, which are the only ones interested in the matter.
Ch'ing again promised that China would open
of interview with Prince Ch'ing.
the failure of Prince Ch'ing to give written
ance with our request for.
dum of Russian embassy setting forth Russian
given written promise that China will open
ports after evacuation by Russia.
nese Government to open ports after evacua-
with Prince Ch'ing. Gives reasons why it is
to ports. Incloses correspondence.
to sign treaty providing for opening of Mouk-
the treaty without it.
with the Prince on the subject of above tele
gram. The Prince promises to reply very soon. Same to same (telegram)... Aug. 11 Same subject. Treaty ports. Promise of the
Chinese Government to sign treaty October 8
containing provisions for. 119 Same to same..
Same subject. Treaty ports. Incloses note con
taining promise as reported in above telegram. Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger (tel. Aug. 15 Same subject. Treaty ports. Prince Ching's egram).
note satisfactory. Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay... Aug. 17 Same subject. Confirms above telegram...... 22Same to same.....,
Aug. 21 Rights of foreigners in Peking. Incloses Chinese
note stating that the practice of allowing for-
in business will be discontinued.
to be much more desirable than Ta-tung-kou.
Admiral Evans has been asked to investigate.
be preferable. Prince Ch'ing has no objection
to substituting same in treaty.
as to the desirability of substituting An tung for
Chinese Government consent to the substitu
tion of All-tung for Ta-tung-kou.
An-tung for Ta-tung-kou is approved.
the Chinese Government again that the treaty
is not contingent on the action of Russia.
the treaty shall be signed on October 8.
waters. Incloses correspondence with the
United States gunboats to the upper Yangtse.
between them. Text.
course in not making reply to note in his 1372,
From and to whom.
1903. 732 Mr. Hart to Mr. Hay........ Mar. 2 Missionary schools in Colombia. Difficulty met 1023
in obtaining permission to resume their work
and incloses correspondence.
Senate yesterday approved canal convention
condition of public opinion, seem to depend
and the French Company.
Colombia to the canal and railroad companies
not permissible. 6 Mr. Beaupré to Mr. Hay....Apr. 15 Same subject. Revulsion of public feeling in 134
regard to the canal treaty has been brought
taining more money. 10 Same to same.....
Apr. 24 | Same subject. Notice has been given to the Gov 135
ernment that all matters relating to the con-
are covered by the treaty. Incloses note. 13 Same to same. .............. Apr. 27 Same subject. Delay in convening Congress is 136
ascribed to irregular elections in Tolima De
partment. 6 Mr. Hay to Mr. Beaupré.... Apr, 28 | Same subject. Incloses notices of Colombian 136
Government to both companies that they must
No. 732, and directs continued actions on the
same lines. 17 | Mr. Beaupré to Mr. Hay.... ....do... Canal treaty. Reports growing opposition to the 142
treaty, and nature of arguments used against it. 18 Same to same............... May 5 Same subject. General Marcellano Vargas is to 113
be sent to the United States to secure better
terms. Same to same (telegram)... May 7 Same subject. Special session of Congress has 1113
been called for June 20. 19 | Same to same...... ............do... Same subject, Attitude of the Government and 1 13
probable fate of the treaty in the Congress, as
the Department of Panama denouncing Chargé
Herran as a criminal.
the President reporting recent arrival of a
structions. 37 Same to same...
Same subject. Reports unfavorable impression 145 created by news contained in his telegram of
28th instant. Mr. Hay to Mr. Beaupré May 30 Same subject. Report relating to large number 145 (telegram),
of United States officials or citizens absolutely
false. Deny it promptly and emphatically. 15 Same to same............... June 2 Same subject. Instructs him to keep a vigilant 145
watch over the various phases of the case, to
his influence in favor of ratification. Same to same (telegram)... June 9 Same subject. Comments on delay in ratifica 146
tion by Colombia, who proposed the treaty.