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1903.
40 Mr. Combs to Mr. Hay...... Mar. 25 Refusal of the Guatemalan Government to recog-

nize the United States citizenship of Alberto
Posadas. Incloses correspondence and reports
interviews with the minister for foreign affairs
and the President, who has ordered that no
further action be taken against Posadas until
the question of principle involved is settled in

Washington.
Same to same (telegram)... Apr. 15 | Revolution in Honduras. Reports that General

Bonilla announces the surrender of Teguci

galpa and restoration of normal conditions. Same to same...............

Banquet given to the diplomatic corps by the

President. Incloses his address made on the

occasion.
30 Mr. Hay to Mr. Combs...... Apr. 18 Right of expatriation. If the constitution of

Guatemala denies the, the Department is ready
to negotiate a naturalization treaty. Asks for

& copy of the constitution.
52 Mr. Combs to Mr. Hay...... Apr. 24 Protection of Chinese in Guatemala. Reports

two cases of robbery by police officers and

action taken by the legation.
Same to same (telegram)... Apr. 24 Revolution in Honduras. Has been requested

by the minister for foreign affairs to inform the
Government of the United States that peace is
thoroughly reestablished. Requests instruc-
tion as to recognition of General Bonilla as

President.
Mr. Loomis to Mr. Combs ....do... Same subject. Authorizes to recognize General
(telegram).

Bonilla as President. 38 Mr. Hay to Mr. Combs...... May 20 Protection of Chinese in Guatemala. Incloses

note from the Chinese minister expressing ap

preciation of his actions.
69 Mr. Combs to Mr. Hay...... June 5 Ríght of expatriation. The minister for foreign

affairs persists in his attitude, but agrees to
take proposal of naturalization treaty into

consideration. Incloses correspondence.
74 Same to same .............. June 19 Protection of Chinese in Guatemala. Reports

action taken in the case of Juan Tou, impris

oned and fined at Amatitlan, Secured release. 52 Mr. Loomis to Mr. Combs... July 1] Protection of Alberto Posadas. Incloses letter of

thanks from J. Z. Posadas for protection ex.

tended to his son. 54 Same to same .............. July 3 Protection of Chinese. Approves his course as

reported in No. 74. All meritorious cases should

be pressed. 82 Mr. Combs to Mr. Hay,..... July 10 Recall of his predecessor and his appointment as

envoy extraordinary and minister plenipoten

tiary. Incloses official correspondence. 57 Mr. Hay to Mr. Combs...... July 14 | Protection of Chinese. Incloses note of thanks

from the Chinese legation, * Mr. Combs to Mr. Hay...... Aug. 18 Passport refused to Lazarus Marks. Reports

grounds of his action in regard to the father

and his sons.
71 Mr. Adee to Mr. Combs..... Sept. 15 Same subject. The right of Lazarus Marks and

his adult son seems to have been forfeited, but
his minor sons are citizens of the United States
until they elect another nationality on becom-
ing of age.

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HAITI.

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1903.
1210 Mr. Terres to Mr. Hay...... Feb. 6 Display of foreign flags over private residences

and stores. Incloses note from the Haitian
Government representing its abuse, and his
reply defending the practice as a means of
protection against mob violence, but disclaim-

ing any intention to uphold its abuse.
561 Mr. Adee to Mr. Powell.... Mar. 6 Same subject. Approves his reply .......
Mr. Powell to Mr. Hay..... June 10 Restriction on Syrian immigration. A petition

has been presented to the corps legislative

requesting enactment of a law of. 1310 Same to same............... June 25

June 25 Protection of Syrians. Noaction has been taken

by either House on the petition referred to
above. Incloses a poster demanding their ex-
pulsion, and reports that the American Syrians
have called upon him for protection and have
been advised to hoist the United States flag
and to take shelter in the legation in case of

acutal danger.
376 Mr. Loomis to Mr. Terres ../ July 20 Same subject. Approves course reported in No.

1310.

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1902. Mr. Hay to Mr. Meyer (tele- Dec. 16 | Difficulty with Venezuela. Instructs to repregram).

sent the desirability of settlement by arbitra

tion.
214 Mr. Meyer to Mr. Hay...... Dec. 17 Same subject. Incloses the reply of the minister

for foreign affairs to inquiry in the Chamber of
Depnties concerning the steps taken to protect
Italian interests and the attitude of the United

States.
Same to same (telegram)... Dec. 18 | Same subject. Italy will be governed in her ac-

tion by the attitude of Germany and Great

Britain. Mr. Hay to Mr. Meyer (tele- Dec. 18 Same subject. See telegram of same date under gram).

Germany. 216 | Mi, Meyer to Mr. Hay...... Dec. 20 Same subject. Incloses note from the minister

for foreign affairs, acknowledging receipt of

preceding telegram. Same to same (telegram)... Dec: 21 | Same subject. Reports that Italy has decided to

participate in the blockade of Venezuelan ports. 217 Same to same............... Dec. 23 Same subject. Incloses note from the foreign

office on which preceding telegram was based. Same to same (telegram)... Dec. 24 Same subject. Arbitration by The Hague Tri

bunal accepted by Italy, on condition that all
Italian claims will be included and receive

equal treatment with those of other nations. Same to same.............. Dec. 25 Same subject. Incloses official note on which

the preceding telegram was based
Mr. Hay to Mr. Meyer (tele- ' Dec. 26 Same subject. See telegram of same date under
gram).

Germany.
Same to same (telegram)... Dec. 31 Same subject. See telegram of same date under

Germany.

1903. Mr. Meyer to Mr. Hay...... Jan. 2 | Same subject. Italy has no objection to the arbi.

tration by The Hague Tribunal.
221 | Same to same...................do... Same subject. Incloses an official note, the basis

for the preceding telegram, and reports that
the socialist party proposes to raise the ques.
tion of international arbitration in the Parlia-

ment.
Same to same (telegram)... Jan. 7 Same subject. Preliminary negotiations with

Mr. Bowen and ultimate reference to The
Hague Tribunal assented to by the Italian Goy-
ernment on condition that the Italian claims
will receive equal treatment with those of

other powers.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Meyer (tele- Jan. 8 Same subject. See telegram of same date under
gram).

Germany,
Same to same (telegram)... Jan. 10 Same subject. See telegram of same date under

Germany.
Mr. Meyer to Mr. Hay...........do ... Same subject. Incloses an official note which

was the basis of his telegram of January 7.
225 Same to same............... Jan. 14 Same subject. Incloses note from the minister

for foreign affairs stating that the Italian Goy-
ernment is consulting with the blockading

powers in regard to raising the blockade. Same to same (telegram)... Jan. 19 Same subject. The Italian ambassador at Wash

ington has been instructed to arrange prelimi-
naries of settlement after consulting with his
British and German colleagues and the Secre-

tary of State
227 Same to same............... Jan. 20 Same subject. Incloses note from the minister

for foreign affairs on which above telegram

was based. Protocol of agreement be- | May 7 Same subject. Respecting the reierence of the tween Venezuela and

question of the preferential treatment of claims Italy, to which the

to the tribunal at The Hague. United States and other

powers are parties. Mr. Iddings to Mr. Hay July 20! Announces the death of Pope Leo XIII ..........

(telegram). Mr. Hay to Cardinal Ram- ....do... Condolence expressed on behalf of the President, polla (telegram).

tribute to the Pope's character.
Cardinal Rampolla to Mr. ! July 23 Thanks for telegram of sympathy ..............

Hay (telegram).
Mr. İddings to Mr. Hay Aug. 4 Election of the Pope. Cardinal Sarto elected ....

(telegram).
Same to same (telegram)........do... Pope takes title Pius X ..........

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1903.
Mr. Griscom to Mr. Hay July 14 Manchuria. Reports that he is informed that

the Japanese Government proposes soon to
address the Russian Government at St. Peters-

burg regarding. 6 Same to same....

Judo.. Same subject. The Japanese Government ap

parently considers that there is little prospect
of arriving at a definite settlement at Peking.
and it has been concluded to take the matter
to St. Petersburg. Discusses the Japanese po-

litical situation.
Same to same (telegram)... July 20 Same subject. Gives substance of four of the

Japanese proposals, involving respective in

terests of both countries in China and Korea. 9 Same to same...............

2Same subject. Confirms above telegram, and

adds that the Japanese Government proposes
to conduct the negotiations in a friendly

spirit and on broad and general lines.
14 Mr. Hay to Mr. Griscom.... Sept. 2 Trade-mark of the G. & J. Tire Company, copy.

righted in Japan by one Rikicki Sumi. In-
closes protest of the company for investigation

and report.
Memorandum from the Sept. 12 Manchuria. Substance of conditions imposed
Japanese legation

by Russia for the evacuation of 13 Mr. Griscom to Mr. Hay.... Sept. 21 Same subject. Reports interview with the min

ister for foreign affairs reflecting the gravity of

the situation. 17 Same to same............... Oct. 17 Trade-mark of the G. & J. Tire Company. Sets

forth facts and law in the case and suggests

the proper mode of procedure.
Same to same (telegram)... Dec. 18 Difficulty with Russia. Reports that the Russian

reply has been received, which is very unsat.
isfactory, as it treats solely of Koren and ignores

Manchuria.
Memorandum from the Dec. 21 | Same subject. Status of negotiations between
Japanese legation.

Russia and Japan in regard to respective in

terests in Manchuria and Korea. Memorandum from the Dec. 23 Same subject. Gives additional information as Japanese legation.

to Japan's position in regard to Manchuria

and Korea.
31. Mr. Griscom to Mr. Hay.... Dec, 24 Same subject. Reports interview with the min-

ister for foreign affairs, who, however, did
not disclose the stand taken by Russia, merely
stating the position of Japan, Gives substance
of the Russian reply as stated by the British

minister.
Same to same (telegram)... Dec. 31 Same subject. Interview with the minister for

foreign affairs makes it apparent that Japan is
bent on resorting to war in Russia's reply to
Japan's memorandum is not both satisfactory
and prompt.

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KOREA.

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1902. 531 Mr. Allen to Mr. Hay ....... Nov. 19 Indignities to American residents at Pengyang

by the local authorities, and ineffectual efforts

of the legation to obtain redress reported.

1903.
561 Same to same.......... Jan. 2 New Year's audience of the Emperor. Refusal

of the diplomatic corps to attend the, until
pending questions shall have been considered
in a joint discussion, brings about the desired
result. Incloses notes to the Minister for For-

eign Affairs.
218 Mr. Hay to Mr. Allen ....... Jan. 13 Indignities to American residents. Directs vig.

orous representations.
568 Mr. Allen to Mr. Hay ....... Jan. 28 Foreign settlement at Chemulpo. Reports ad-

justment of a controversy over the ownership
of certain lands in the, and payment of taxes
on the northwest foreshore now Occupied by

Japanese Railway. Incloses correspondence. 679 Same to same.....

Feb. 12 Same subject. Incloses note from the Minister

for Foreign Affairs confirming arrangement re

ported in No. 568. Same to same............... Apr. 8 | Indignities to American residents. Reports ac

tion taken, restitution made by the Govern

ment, and stoppage of further extortions. 23. Mr. Hay to Mr. Allen ....... May 18 Same subject. Approves course reported in No.

598.

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1902.
Supplementary convention June 25 For the mutual extradition of fugitives from
between the United

justice. Text.
States and Mexico.

1903. 839 | Mr. Hay to Mr. Clayton.... Feb. 9 Imprisonment of railway employees in Mexico.

Incloses letter from the governor of Michigan

and calls for report of additional cases, 1725 Mr. Clayton to Mr. Hay ....Feb. 28 Same subject. Full report of cases not hereto

fore referred to the Department; present status

of other cases. Incloses correspondence. 1763 Same to same............... Apr. 6 Message of President Diaz to the Mexican con

gress. Incloses extracts.
1890 | Mr. McCreery to Mr. Hay.. Aug. 3 Diplomatic immunities. Transmits complaint

of the Japanese chargé d'affaires to Mexico,
who was compelled to pay the alien tax at El

Paso.
936 | Mr. Loomis to Mr. Clayton. Aug. 25 Same subject. The law imposing a head tax on

all aliens coming into the United States makes
no exceptions, but the Department of Com-
merce and Labor will ascertain whether the
amount can be refunded to the Japanese

chargé. 942 Mr. Hay to Mr. Clayton.... Sept. 4 Same subject. Incloses a letter from the De !

partment of Commerce and Labor explaining
that the alien tax was collected from the Jap-
anese chargé because no representation was

made.
1942 Mr. Clayton to Mr. Hay.... Sept. 5 Same subject. Acknowledges No. 936 and re-

marks that international usage secures free

passage to diplomatic officers. 1945 Same to same...

Sept. 9 Murder of American citizens in Mexico. Re

ports the case of John E. Week, and that appar-
ently no efforts are made to apprehend the
murderer, Calls attention to the number of
similar cases and suggests that the matter be
laid before the President. Incloses correspond-

ence,
951 Mr. Adee to Mr. Clayton ... Sept. 19 | Same subject. Instructs to ask that efficient

measures be taken to prosecute the murderers. 1955 Mr. Clayton to Mr. Hay.... Sept. 21' Message of President Diaz to the Mexican Con

gress. Incloses extracts.
953 Mr. Adee to Mr. Clayton .......do... Diplomatic immunities. Collection of head tax

from foreign diplomatic and consular officers
is deemed an error by the Secretary of Com-
merce and Labor, who has requested the Treas-
ury Department to issue instructions to col-

lectors of customs accordingly.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Clayton Oct. 10 Extradition by comity of Charles Kratz, charged
(telegram).

with bribery in Missouri, requested. Reci.
procity can be promised under the decision of
a Federal court that an extradition treaty has

retroactive effect.
Mr. Clayton to Mr. Hay Oct. 13 Same subject. Will be granted by Mexico on
(telegram).

full compliance with the requirements of the
extradition law and promise of strict reci-

procity.
1986 | Same to same ............ Oct. 14 Same subject. Reports interview with the min-

ister for foreign affairs, and gives his reasons

for advising immediate action. Mr. Hay to Mr. Clayton Oct 15 Same subjeci. Instructs to request the. The (telegram).

Mexican law will be observed and strict reci.

procity is promised,
Mr. Clayton to Mr. Hay Oct. 21 Same subject. Reports that he has requested
(telegram).

provisional detention of Kratz.
Same to same (telegram)... Oct. 22 | Same subject. Kratz was arrested October 20,

and requisition must be made within thirty

days. 1996 Same to same .............. Oct. 24 | Same subject. Reports action, explains cause of

delav. and incloses correspondence with the foreign office.

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1903.
985 Mr. Hay to Mr. Clayton .... Nov. 3 Extradition of Charles Kratz. Incloses extradi-

tion papers, and instructs to make formal re-
quest for the extradition, and give at the same
time the required promise of reciprocity in
any case of bribery prior to the supplemental

convention of extradition. 988 Same to same......

Nov. 6 Same subject. Incloses opinion of the district

court of New York establishing the retroactive

effect of extradition treaties. 2014 Mr. Clayton to Mr. Hay .... Nov. 9 Same subject. Reports interview with the Pres

ident, and expresses confidence that the extra

dition will be granted. Same to same (telegram)... Nov. 16 Same subject. Reports that the requisition for

the, has been made, and that the promises given

are satisfactory to the Mexican Government. Same to same....

Nov

Murder of American citizens in Mexico, and fail

ure of the Mexican authorities to arrest and
punish the murderers. Incloses correspond-
ence on the subject with the Mexicon Govern-

ment. 2037 Same to same....

Nov. 18 Extradition of Kratz. Reports action taken in

the case, complaint against the indiscretion of
the l'nited States agent, and incloses corre-

spondence. 2061 Same to same...

. Same to same.......... Dec. Imprisonment of American railway employees.

Reports status of pending cases. Mr. McCreery to Mr. Hay | Dec. 26 Extradition of Kratz granted ..... (telegram).

1904. 2092 Same to same............. Jan. 2 Same subject. Incloses correspondence and order

granting the.

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1903. Messrs. Arango, Boyd, and Nov. 4 Independence of the Isthmus. See telegram of Arias to the Secretary of

same date under Colombia. State (telegram). Same to same (telegram)... Nov. 6 Same subject. See telegram of same date under

Colombia 1 Mr. Loomis to Mr. Buchan | Dec. 12 Special mission to the Republic of Panama Inan

closes commission and personal instructions. 4. Mr Buchanan to Mr. Hay.. Dec. 25 Same subject. See same date under Colombia...

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2x Mr. Tyler to Mr. Hay....... Jan. 21 Protection of American interests by the British

consul-general at Tabriz, Incloses resolution
of thanks by members of the American West

Persian Mission.
17 Mr. Hay to Mr. Tyler....... Feb. 18 ! Same subject. Services of the British consul.

general at Tabriz appreciated.
Mr. Tyler to Mr. Hay....... Mar. 4, Restrictions on travel in Persia. Incloses note

from the foreign office asking that notice of
arrival of visiting tourists be given to the min-
ister for foreign affairs.

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