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PUBLICATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE

PAPERS RELATING TO THE
FOREIGN RELATIONS
OF THE UNITED STATES

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PUBLICATION No. 81

NOTE

The diplomatic correspondence relating to the World War of 1914–1918 is published in separate volumes (supplements) for the respective years.

CONTENTS

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ADDRESS OF THE PRESIDENT, DECEMBER 2, 1918..

LIST OF PAPERS.

GENERAL

Farmers' National Congress----

Protection of American trade-marks..

Abrogation of treaties, certain provisions of which conflicted with the

Seamen's Act of March 4, 1915.

Netherlands : Treaties of January 19, 1839, and May 23, 1878--

Norway: Treaty of July 4, 1827-

Spain : Treaty of July 3, 1902_.

Boundary dispute: Honduras and Nicaragua--

Refusal of Nicaragua to accept the arbitral award rendered by the

King of Spain in 1906; good offices of the United States; commis-

sioners sent to Washington.----

ARGENTINA

Cable-landing concessions granted by Argentina to the Central & South

American Telegraph Co. (an American company).

BRAZIL

Cable-landing concessions granted by Brazil to the Central & South

American Co. and the Western Union Telegraph Co. (American

companies) and to the Western Telegraph Co. (a British com-

pany)-Discrimination in cable rates ---

Message of President Wenceslau Braz P. Gomes to the National Con-

gress---

Authorization to foreign vessels to engage in coastwise traffic in

Brazilian waters.-

CHINA

Political affairs-----

Conciliatory policy of Acting President Feng Kuo-chang; opposition

of Northern military elements; participation in the World War;

resignation of Sun Yat Sen as generalissimo of Southern Military

Government; reorganization of Southern Military Government;

looting in the Province of Hunan by Northern and Southern troops;

joint protest of the American, British, and Japanese Ministers;

election of Hsü Shih-ch'ang as President; peace proposals; encour-

agement by the American, British, French, Italian, and Japanese

Governments to settle difficulties----

Loan negotiations --

Currency reorganization and loan and currency reform---

Kirin and Heilungkiang forestry and mines loan.--

Other loans---

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