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From and to whom.
ment is very desirous that the President should
memorandum of conditions and reservations
of the arbitration.
should desire alterations or modifications in
involve any question of principle. 1012 Same to same....
Same subject. Incloses text of the British mem
orandum relating to the arbitration proposals
propositions of Great Britain may be commu
picated to Venezuela.
expressed regret at the President's decision
communicated to Venezuela.
eign affairs relating to the President's decision
not to act as arbitrator.
iously awaiting the reply of the Venezuelan
British Government the reply of President
Castro to the British propositions.
Claims of British subjects for losses in Cuba and
the Philippines. Incloses statement of, with
ered. 1016 | Mr. White to Mr. Hay ........
Effects of American citizens deceased on Brit
ish territory or vessels. Consuls' right to take
Government of Venezuela has been communi
cated to the British Government.
affairs whether the United States Government
ezuela has been answered in the negative. 1020 Same to same...
Same subject. Reports interviews with the min
ister for foreign affairs touching the arbitration
act for Venezuela.
Venezuela's plenipotentiary is agreed to by
cepted. 1021 | Same to same...
Jan. 6 Same subject. Incloses note from the minister
for foreign affairs agreeing to the appointment
of Mr. Bowen as Venezuela's plenipotentiary.
telegram have been complied with.
ered inexpedient until satisfactory assurance is
guarantees will also have to be considered. 1026 Same to same..
.Jan. 14Same subject. Report of interviews with the
minister for foreign affairs on the subject of
ish territory or vessels. Discusses consuls' right
tween the two countries with respect to the
boundary line between the Territory of Alaska
apparently, to an early settlement is the desire
their claims against Venezuela.
Cuba and the Philippines. Gives reasons why
claims to Congress.
with the minister for foreign affairs about Mr.
ing to decide the point.
ish Government to refer to The Hague Tribunal
of the blockading powers is denied by Mr.
dent is prepared to decide the point.
accept the office of arbitrator. 162 Jir. White to Mr. Hay...... Feb. 10 Same subject. Reports interviews with mem
bers of the Government on the subject of arbi
tration of preferential treatment. 73 fr. Hay to Sir Michael Her- Feb. 13 Alaska boundary convention of January 24 has bert.
received the consent of the United States Sen
ate. Mr. White to Mr. Hay (tele- Feb. 14 Difficulty with Venezuela. Orders have been isgram).
sued to raise the blockade of Venezuelan ports. 1068 Same to same............... ....do... Same subject. Comments upon the friendly at
titude of the foreign office toward him, always
of the blockade. Mr. Hay to Sir Michael Her- Mar. 5 Alaskan Boundary Tribunal. Gives names of the bert.
American members of the.
Sir Michael Herbert to Mr. Mar. 13 Same subject. Proposes extension of time for
the presentation of the cases and evidence un-
or a supplementary convention.
sideration. 59 Sir Michael Herbert to Mr. Mar. 19 Same subject. Gives names of the British memLoomis.
bers of the tribunal. Sir Michael Herbert to Mr. | Mar. 23 Same subject. The proposal for an extension of Hay.
time will not be pressed by the British Govern
ment. The British case will be ready May 3. Mr. Hay to Sir Michael Her- | Mar. 24 | Same subject. The presentation of the United + bert.
States case to the American members and to,
in note of March 24, in regard to the delivery
in note United Stateferred the qu
1903. 1094 Mr. Choate to Mr. Hay..... Apr. 1 | Alaskan Boundary Tribunal. Incloses notes giv
ing the names of the American members. Sir Michael Herbert to Mr. Apr. 16 Same subject. Formal acceptance of the arrageНау.
ment verbally proposed for the delivery of the
cases as in full compliance with the protocol. 110 Mr. Hay to Sir Michael | Apr. 17 | Same subject. Formal acceptance of above arHerbert.
delivered here and in London on May 1.
States agent, Mr. John W. Foster, to the British
the United States case. 1113 Mr. Choate to Mr. Hay .....' ...do ...
Same subject. Transmits 8 copies of the British
Respecting the reference of the question of the tween Venezuela and
preferential treatment of claims to the tribuGreat Britain, to which
nal at The Hague. Text. the United States and
other powers are parties. Mr. Choate to Mr. Hay (tel- | May 20 Alaskan Boundary Tribunal. Reports that he is egram).
urging that the Commission meet on Septem
ber 3, to hear or arrange for oral argument.
malities of the treaty in reference to produc
tion of papers.
the United States to the agent of Great Britain
Africa. Suggests that consular officers of Great
quaint applicants for permits with the.
documents referred to in the United States case
original or photograph.
....do ... Same subject. Same request for additional docu
Africa. Quotes letter from the British consul-
June 4 Alaskan Boundary Tribunal. Agrees to the re
quest of the British agent to examine docu-
nal papers to London.
concluded September 21, 1833, between the
United States and the Sultan of Muskat, so as
to permit the imposition of light and harbor
the ports of Zanzibar and Pemba. Text. 188
Mr. Hay to Sir Michael Her | June 8 Alaskan Boundary Tribunal. The United States
agent will deliver the counter case of the
I'nited States on July 3.
by the British agent.
ments referred to in the United States case.
exception to conditions in Mr. Hay's note of
June 4, and strongly urge an extension of time.
argument why an extension of time should be
agreed to. Mr. Sifton to Mr. Foster.... June 15 Same subject. Incloses memorandum dealing
with the requests made on May 23.
the ports ossels of the n of light"uskat, so as
the apparent purpose of the request to examine
livered on July 3.
tension of time is for the preparation of the
counter case alone as alleged in above note,
above note, takes note of corrections, which do
correspondence had with the Attorney-General
livery of the counter case of Great Britain,
tension of time should be arranged without re
course to the tribunal.
put himself into communication with the
extension of time. Same to same..
June 26 Same subject. Incloses memorandum showing
why an extension of time should not be
Same subject. Incloses certified copies of docu.
counter case in accordance with agreement. Mr. Raikes to Mr. Hay ..... ....do Same subject. Extension of time for the deliv
ery of the counter case. Presents argument
permission to present evidence in rebuttal.
case of the United States. , Mr. Loomis to Mr. Raikes......do ... Same subject. Certified copies of original docu
ments mentioned in the United States case
will be forwarded to-morrow. 123 Mr. Loomis to Mr. Choate......do ... Same subject. Forwards certified copies of origi
nal documents mentioned in the United States
case for delivery to the British agent. Mr. Raikes to Mr. Loomis .. July 3 | Same subject. Acknowledges receipt of the
United States counter case and communication
of the United States agent to the British agent. 1151 Mr. Choate to Mr. Hay ..... ....do ... Same subject. Forwards British counter case
ery of the counter cases. Discusses two points
lous good faith of the United States.
Announces that Mr. Pope will
ceipt of documents sent with Department's
Same subject counter case in the British ag
death of Hon. John Douglas, Armour, one of
ment of Mr. Aylesworth, K.C., to take his place. Mr. Sifton to Mr. Foster.... July 29 Same subject. Suggests that about October 15
would be a suitable time for the preliminary
meeting of the tribunal. Mr. Foster to Mr. Siston.... Aug. 4 Same subject. Sets forth in detail the reasons
why the meeting of the tribunal will take
place on September 3.
States agent relating to his declining to concur
meet September 3, as agreed.
tribunal shall meet September 3.
permission to inspect photographs or make
to examine original depositions in London. I Mr. Loomis to Mr. Raikes.. Aug. 14 Same subject. All the documents are now be
ing packed for shipment to London, where! every facility will be given for examination as
requested. | Mr. Choate to Mr. Hay ....do... Same subject. First meeting of the tribunal will 1 (telegram).
be at the foreign office at 11 o'clock, Septem- !
Mr. Lodge, and Mr. Turner
limits of the United States naval station at
ing commercial relations, etc. Incloses text. 1265 Same to same.......
Dec. 18 Graves of British seamen at Guantanamo. The
British Government thankfully accepts the
United States and Greece. Dec. 2 of consular officers in the two countries. Text.
GUATEMALA AND HONDURAS.
the case of a Chinaman who was arrested for
he can act in affording.
tent of, and approves his action in the case
reported in No. 22.
of the consular agent at Amapala on the.
nize the l'nited States citizenship of Alberto
Posadas reported and instruction requested. Mr. Loomis to Mr. Combs | Mar. 24 | Same subject. Instructs to protest and ask the (telegram).
release of Posadas,