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1903. 352 Mr. Powell to Mr. Hay...... June 9 Recognition of the provisional government. In
closes correspondence with the Dominican for
eign office on the subject. 614 Same to same.
Oct. 22 Presentation of the letter of President Roosevelt
to President A. Woss y Gil. Incloses corre
spondence relating to the. 629 Same to same.
Oct. 30 Blockade of insurgent ports. Full report of the
demand made on the steamship Cherokee to
advice to the master of the vessel. 632 Same to same.
o... Same subject. Blockade has been declared, but
no notice has been given to the legation. Both
Dominican vesselsare in Santo Domingo harbor. 39 Same to same..
Nov. 3 Same subject. The Cherokee left for Samana with
a letter from the legation to the United States
voy her into port. 610 Same to same.....
.do ... Same subject. Ports are not actually blockaded,
but merely closed by decree. 197 Mr. Hay to Mr. Powell......, Nov. 5 Same subject. Incloses correspondence on the
subject with the consul-general of the Domini
can Republic at New York. 641 Mr. Powell to Mr. Hay.
do Same subject. Reports that the U.S. S. Baltimore
arrived and will convoy the Cherokee. 647 Same to same.
Nov. 11 Same subject. Incloses additional correspond
ence with the foreign office. Cherokee landed
1903. Memorandum from the Jan, 13 Claims of France against Venezuela. Statement 1 French embassy.
of the position of the French Government. Mr. Porter to Mr. Hay (tele- Apr. 16 Visit of United States war vessels to Marseille to gram).
participate in the reception of President Loubet
suggested. Mr. Loomis to Mr. Porter
Same subject. The United States European (telegram).
Squadron will proceed to Marseille. 1155 Mr. Porter to Mr. Hay.
May 5 Same subject. High appreciation by the French
Government and people evinced by the special
closes clipping from the New York Herald,
Amiral Fourichon by a United States war ves-
ment. 17 Mr. Hay to Mr. Jusserand ..
Same subject. Transmits explanation of the inci
dent as given by the Navy Department.
above note will be forwarded to his Govern-
Desertion of seamen on the Pacific coast. In
closes letter from the Rickmers Reismühlen
afford an effectual remedy:
the attention of the governors of California and
ports that he has requested the local authorities to strictly observe the provisions of the consular convention of 1871.
1902. 2153 Mr. Dodge to Mr. Hay..... Nov. 28 Difficulty with Venezuela. Incloses semiofficial
announcement of the sending of three more
small cruisers to Venezuelan waters. 2154 Same to same......
Dec. 3 Same subject. The under secretary for foreign
affairs denies, in an interview, report of in-
to see å settlement effected through J. & W.
Seligman & Co. 2161 Same to same.
Dec. 10 Same subject. The under secretary for foreign
affairs mentioned, at a reception, presentation
text of memorandum laid before the Reichstag.
Government that the United States does not
Government that the Venezuelan Government
yielded to the wishes of Great Britain and in-
to declare war.
tended by a warlike blockade without war,
and to represent the desirability of arbitration. 2 Mr. Tower to Mr. Hay Dec. 17 Same subject. Gives substance of interviews at
the foreign office. 3 Same to same..
.do ... Same subject. Department's telegram relating
to arbitration of claims has been submitted to
the German Government.
Gives names of boats captured and explanation
relating to the destruction of two of them.
Government that the Government of Venezuela
posed to assent thereto.
like blockade will be enforced under the rules
ciple to Germany.
agreed to invite the President of the United
States minister to Venezuela to enter into ne-
informed Venezuela of the proposed invitation
the oflicial announcement of the blockade of
Puerto Cabello and Maracaibo. 5 Same to same......
do Same subject. Blockade. Incloses text of official
memorandum accepting arbitration of claims
the President declines.
nounces that as the President has been invited
tiate as the representative of that Government. 6 Same to same...
...do... Same subject. Incloses text of the memoran
dum relating to arbitration, Mr. Hay Mr. Tower (tele- Dec. 26 Same subject. Arbitration by The Hague Tribugram).
nal is preferred by the President, who will
continue extending good offices if desirable. Same to same (telegram)... Dec. 27 Same subject. German preliminary conditions
have been telegraphed in full to the United
sponse will be promptly communicated.
man claims and grievances. 11 Same to same.
do Same subject. Incloses memorandum from the
German foreign office relating to the appoint-
ezuela's plenipotentiary. 12 Same to samne..
.do... Same subject. President Roosevelt's declination
of the office of arbitrator has been communi-
sentiment of the German people.
German Government a telegram from the
1903. Mr. Tower to Mr. Hay (tel- | Jan. Same subject. Above telegram has been comegram).
municated to the German Government.
open negotiations with Minister Bowen in
right of reference to The Hague Tribunal.
Great Britain of the negotiation if Venezuela
randum accepting, conditionally, the negotia
tion with Minister Bowen. Mr. Hay to Mr. Tower (tel
Same subject. Designation of Minister Bowen egram).
as Venezuela's plenipotentiary. Quotes tele
gram of January 8 from Mr. Bowen.
been communicated to the minister for foreign
as to the payment of claims or security therefor. Mr. Hay to Mr. Tower (tel- Jan. 10 Same subject. Mr. Bowen is coming to Washegram).
ington. Instructs to suggest that the matter
of raising the blockade be taken into consider-
ation with a view to early determination.
eign affairs states that the subject will be dealt
with in the answer of Germany to Venezuela. 21 Same to same
Jan. 14 Same subject. Reports in full interview with
Baron Richthofen on the matter of raising the
instruct its representative in Washington to open negotiations with Mr. Bowen upon the distinct agreement that Venezuela declares itself bound by the three conditions set out in the German memorandum.
Hoferer for permission to visit his home has
after being actually enrolled.
of Maracaibo and Puerto Cabello officially
announced. 50 Same to same.
Feb. 21 Same subject. Incloses notes from the foreign
office announcing the raising of the blockade. Memorandum from the Feb. 25 Same subject. Asks if the chargé d'affaires of German embassy.
the United States in Venezuela can remain in
arrival of the German minister.
ties for information. Reports that the consul-
and requests instruction. Mr. Adee to Baron
Mar. 8 Blockade of insurgent ports by the Venezuelan
Government. Transmits announcement of the
River and of the ports of Carupano and Guanta. 31 Mr. Loomis to Mr. Tower... Mar. 11 Military fine imposed on Jacob Roos. Incloses
petition for release from and permission to
visit Germany. Mr. Loomis to Baron von Mar. 13 Blockade of insurgent ports by the Venezuelan Sternburg,
Government. Decree of, has been revoked.
ity for information is defined and limited by
the question. Freiherr von dem Bussche
Claims against Venezuela. Arbitration of the
preferential treatment of the blockading pow-
ers by The Hague Tribunal. Incloses drast
of protocol of agreement. Mr. Hay to Baron von Stern
Same subject. Acknowledges receipt of above .. berg Protocol of agreement be- May 7 Same subject. Respecting the reference of the tween Venezuela and
question of the preferential treatment of claims Germany, to which the
to the tribunal at The Hague. Text. United States and other
powers are parties.
man Government adhering to its position that
visit his home there upon payment of the fine. 131 Same to same
July 2 Visit of United States war vessels to Kiel. Gives
full report of the courtesies extended to the
Cotton and his officers, and the Emperor's reply. 164 Mr. Dodge to Mr. Hay...... July 31 Impressment of Toni Schnackenberg into the
German army in spite of his American pass-
cient evidence of citizenship.
court commissioner at San Francisco requires
be instructed to recede from his position.
attorney-general, who suggests that the question be fully presented to the proper court by the German consul.
effort of J. & W. Seligman & Co. to make an
the way of guaranty.
zuelan proposal is possible to-day on account
of the absence of members of the Government. Same to same (telegram)... Dec. 16 Same subject. Reports statement made in the
House of Lords by the minister for foreign
to occupy territory.
Great Britain insist on a warlike blockade,
the desirability of arbitration to the minister
for foreign affairs. | Same to same..
do Same subject. The blockade of Venezuelan ports
will be jure gentium, but will not be declared
assent of the Bundesrath. 1012 Same to same...
do... Same subject. Incloses his note to the minister
for foreign affairs making reservations in rela
tion to the “pacific" blockade.
minister in the House of Commons on the sub-
tion accepted. The British Government is dis-
be continued in the meanwhile.
not be large, recognition of the principle being
the question. Mr. Hay to Mr. White (tele.
Same subject. See telegram of same date under gram).
er Minister Bowen to negotiate settlement has
accepted in principle.
the office of arbitrator, but would like to have
bunal seemed desirable. 1066 Mr. White to Mr. Hay.
do Same subject. Confirms telegrams and discusses
ber 19 has been communicated in the manner
for foreign affairs.
ports as published in the supplement to the Lon
don Gazette. 100 Same to same..
do... Same subject. Confirms telegrams and incloses
correspondence with the foreign office. 100. Same to same...
Same subject. Incloses note from the minister
of foreign affairs acknowledging his note refer. ring to the "pacific" blockade.