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1903. 20 Mr. Bryan to Mr. Hay...... Aug. 12 | Visit of the United States European Squadron to: 696
Lisbon. Reports hospitality extended to, by
United States in Roumania. Sensitiveness
the Roumanian minister at Athens
structs to investigate, while visiting there, and
able failure of the Department's circular of
other powers on the question. Same to same (telegram)... Apr. 7 Credentials. Reports that he has presented his 700
letters and will leave for Belgrade. Same to same ........
Apr. 13 Same subject. Gives substance of remarks ex 701
changed with the King on the occasion. 14 | Same to same ........... Apr. 18, Jews in Roumania. No official representations 704
have been made by any of the powers. Preju-
been exaggerated. 47 Same to same ............ Sept. 7 Same subject. Reports conversation with the 704
minister for foreign affairs in regard to Secre-
the question. 63 Mr. Wilson to Mr. Hay ..... Nov. 15 Same subject. Quotes from the report of the 1706
Royal Commission on Alien Immigration and
to Russia. Incloses note from the foreign office
of foreign consuls.
the evacuation of. Instructs to ascertain the
eign affairs denies any knowledge of the pro-
1903. 37 Mr. McCormick to Mr. Hay. Apr. 29 | Manchuria. Gives substance of conversation on
which above telegram was based. , Mr. Hay to Mr. McCormick ....do ... Relief of Jews in Kishenef. Instructs to ascer(telegram).
tain whether money and supplies will be per
mitted to be forwarded from the United States. Mr. McCormick to Mr. Hay May 9 Same subject. Reports that suffering is author(telegram).
itatively denied, and aid is gratefully declined. Same to same.............
May 13 Same ubject. Incloses articles from the London
Standard on the subject.
now under negotiation. Adverts to the con-
firm this denial.
foreign affairs recommends a frank interchange
attitude of Russia.
up, but to give the status of the question if
asked by the foreign office.
ment has never opposed the opening of ports
whether they are recognized by law, and, if so,
requests text of the law.
marriage, divorce, and separation of non-
1903. 4 Mr. Jackson to Mr. Hay..... Apr. 13 Coup d'état of King Alexander, declaring the į
constitution of April 6-19, 1901, ineffective, re
ported. Same to same............... Apr. 16 Same subject. Reports that the same seems to
be taken with equanimity by the Servian
people. Same to same...
May 12 Same subject. Memorandum of facts and inci
dents connected with the. Mr.Wilson to Mr. Hay (tele- | June 11 | Assassination of the King and Queen of Rougram).
mania reported. Same to same (telegram).......do ... Same subject. No new Servian king officially
proclaimed. Same to same (telegram)... June 13 Same subject. Reports Belgrade quiet and min.'
istry formed. Same to same (telegram)... June 15 Same subject. Reports that Peter Karageorge-,
vitch has been proclaimed king.
substance of four communications from the
the new cabinet. Trial of officers charged
Alexander resulted in light sentences.
to the military court.
at Smyrna. On vigorous representation from
the case and correspondence inclosed.
structs to ask an audience of the Sultan for the
merits of the case.
with the minister for foreign affairs and asks
Same subject. Instructs to wait until Monday (telegram).
before making demand for the audience.
pense. Reports that the Sultan received him
tion matters of business.
quest of the minister for foreign affairs for a
few days' grace.
sage from the President to the Sultan should
ride the minister for foreign affairs.
days' more patience may bring about the de
sions reported in above telegram and an-
regarded as closed.
ports satisfactory progress of negotiations with
vantages of an audience with the Sultan.
other missions have had to bear much longer
delay in similar cases. 359 Same to same...
Feb. 18 Same subject. Incloses his note to the Porte re
questing an audience. Mentions the personal
pressed to early settlement.
audience with the Sultan has not yet been an
States the basis upon which the right of an au-
demand the audience.
his repeated request for an audience, but an at
is to take in the case of further delay.
Same subject. Asks whether renewed formal (telegram).
demand for an audience with the Sultan has
made February 16, and has not yet been an-
ject is to gain time until matters are adjusted. 364 | Same to same....
Same subject. Confirms above telegram and
dwells upon the difficulties encountered.
1903. Mr. Hay to Mr. Leishman
Equal treatment for American institutions. In-
structs to hand a paraphrase of Department's
ence to deliver the President's message.
telegram have been complied with.
demand for an audience has been received,
question may be settled in a few days. 367 Same to same ..................do ... Same subject.' The audience has been formally ·
demanded. Mr. Hay to Mr. Leishman Mar. 5 Same subject. States that his instruction con(telegram).
templates arrangement within three days. Mr. Leishman to Mr. Hay ....do ... Same subject. Examinations at the medical (telegram).
school at Beirut will be conducted by a special
jury under iradé just issued. Mr. Hay to Mr. Leishman ....do... Same subject. Directs to express gratification at (telegram),
the issuance of above iradé. Mr. Leishman to Mr. Hay Mar. 6 Same subject. The Sultan has sent regrets at ! (telegram).
the delay in granting the audience and prom-
Incloses letter from Messrs. Post and Peet urg-
in the way of such recognition.
359. Mr. Leishman to Mr. Hay Mar. 21 Same subject. Audience with the Sultan. Re(telegram).
ports that no date has yet been fixed. Asks
neutralized by a statement of the Turkish min-
an audience exists. 378 Same to same..
Same subject. Reports fair prospects of an early
ington has been informed of the President's
quest for an audience has been treated.
and assurances were given that the President's
Apr. 9 Same subject. Reports that immediately after
the audience the Sultan gave orders to expe
dite settlement of all pending questions. 419 Same to same............... May 21 Same subject. States in detail the difficulties
and annoyances experienced. Gives status of
negotiations. 376 Mr. Hay to Mr. Leishman.. June 9 Same subject. Expresses regret at the delay met
in obtaining equal treatment, especially as re
gards the school question.
consideration and disposal of the cases brought
business. 163 Same to same .....
June 25 Same subject. The delay in executing the prom
ises regarding American schools is but another
ness with the Turkish Government.
No, 444, and instructs to press for the fulfillment
of promises. Mr. Leishman to Mr. Hay July 31 ! Same subject. The failure of the Porte to redeem (telegram).
promises compels him to ask for further instrue
for settlement of pending questions.
1903. 524 | Mr. Leishman to Mr. Hay.. Aug. 15
Aug. 15 Insurrection and outrages in Macedonia. Re-1
ports condition of affairs, commends the mod-
at Beirut reported. Same to same (telegram)........do. Same subject. Reports that he has made repre
sentatio:: to the Porte, and has asked for an
investigation. Mr. Loomis to Mr. Leish- !....do.. Same subject. Instructs to press representations 770 man (telegram).
vigorously. Mr. Leishman to Mr. Hay
Same subject. The minister for foreign affairs (telegram).
states that the reported assassination is entirely
false. Mr. Loomis to Mr. Leish- Aug. 28 Same subject. The United States European man (telegram).
Squadron has been ordered to Beirut. Mr. Leishman to Mr. I
Same subject. Vice-Consul Magelssen was not (telegram).
shot, but shot at. Governor called and offered
regrets. Same to same (telegram)... Aug. 30 Same subject. Reports that the governor at
Beirut and the Turkish Government continue
to treat the affair lightly. Same to same (telegram)... Aug. 31 Same subject. Transmits telegram from Admi.
ral Cotton reporting the departure of United
States squadron for Beirut. Mr. Hay to Mr. Leishman | Sept. 1 United States squadron in Turkish waters. If (telegram).
pending questions are settled before the arrival
of, a brief visit only will be made.
the, and expresses opinion that it will expe-
questions, 548 Same to same.....
; Attempted assassination of Vice-Consul Magels
sen. Incloses full report of Consul Ravndal
and lawless conditions at Beirut.
the Turkish Government relating to.
Failure to reply in regard to school question
discussed. Same to same (telegram)... ....do... Same subject. Transmits telegram from the
consul at Beirut, reporting serious riot. Same to same (telegram)........do.. Same subject. Transmits further report from
the consul at Beirut on the continued grave
situation, Mr. Hay to Mr. Leishman ....do ... Same subject. Instructs to act in harmony with (telegram).
the Italian ambassador urging change of gor
ernor at Beirut.
rut will be demanded. Advises that the United
the settlement of pending questions,
of the governor of Beirut has been made.
Turkish waters requested by the Turkish min.
the legation on the situation. Mr. Leishman to Mr. Hay Sept. 10. Removal of the governor at Beirut has been del 779 (telegram).
manded by the French ambassador.
drawal of the squadron before pending ques-
be a mistake. Same to same (telegram)... ....do ... Condition of affairs at Beirut. Consul Ravndal 780
reports that Beirut is quiet, but the people
have not entirely recovered from their tright. 555 Same to same....
Same subject. Removal of the governor at
Beirut. Reports appointment of Nazim Pasha
ment on the appointment.
ing Reshid Bey and appointing Nazim Pasha