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received from every quarter of the British Empire expressions of grief and sympathy no less sincere. The death of the Empress Dowager Frederick of Germany also aroused the genuine sympathy of the American people; and this sympathy was cordially reciprocated by Germany when the President was assassinated. Indeed, from every quarter of the civilized world we received, at the time of the President's death, assurances of such grief and regard as to touch the hearts of our people. In the midst of our affliction we reverently thank the Almighty that we are at peace with the nations of mankind; and we firmly intend that our policy shall be such as to continue unbroken these international relations of mutual respect and good will.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT. WHITE HOUSE,

December 3, 1901.

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1901.
Mr. Lord to Mr. Hay..... Jan. 12 Passport application of Frank H. Bowers, born in

Buenos Ayres of American parents, declined.
Argentine law claims as citizens all persons

born in the Republic.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Lord..... Feb. 25 Same subject. Conflict of jurisdiction had not

taken place and Bowers proposed to return to
the United States. Passport should have been

issued.
Mr. Lord to Mr. Hay (tele- July 5 Political disturbances. Reports that public dis-
gram).

order caused by opposition to bill consolidating
public debt has constrained Argentine Govern-
ment to declare its capital in a state of siege for

6 months, Same to same

July 11 Same subject. Confirms above telegram and

gives full report of unification scheme and con-
sequent disturbances; the bill has been with-
drawn by the President, and resignations in his

cabinet have followed.
Same to same (telegram) .. July 31 Same subject. Reports that state of siege has

been raised. Same to same...

....do... Same subject. Confirms above telegram, giving

particulars. Mr. Hay to Señor del Viso.. Sept. 14 Announcement of death of President McKinley,

and accession of President Roosevelt. President Roca to President

Condolences on assassination of President
Roosevelt (telegram).

McKinley.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Lord (tele- Sept. 17 Same subject. Instructs to acknowledge above
gram).

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AUSTRIA-HUNGARY.

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1900.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Herdliska... Dec. 10 Liability of naturalized citizens of the United

States under military and expatriation laws of
their native country: Asks views and sugges-
tions as to notice which it is proposed to send

to such citizens applying for passports.

1901. Circular.

Feb. 1 Same subject. Notice to American citizens for

merly subjects of Austria-Hungary who con

template returning to that country.
188 Mr. Harris to Mr. Hay Apr. 26 Expulsion of John Richter. Austrian Govern.

ment advances its right, under the treaty, of
expelling naturalized citizens of Austrian birth
without limitation of time of sojourn. In-
closes correspondence and requests instruc-

tions.
7 Mr. Hay to Mr. Herdliska... July 9 Same subject. Discusses limitations to the right

of expulsion under the treaty of naturalization
and under the laws of the Empire. As Richter,
however, has been allowed

to return, his case

need not be taken up. 10 | Mr. Herdliska to Mr. Hay... July 10 Passport application of Carl Schimaneck, born in

the United States, his father merely having declared his intention to become a United States citizen, and he having lived in Bohemia since he was 4 years old. Submits case for 10: structions.

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Mr. Hay to Mr. Herdliska... Aug. 20 Passport application of Carl Schimaneck, born in

the United States, his father merely having
declared his intention to become a United
States citizen, and he having lived in Bohe-
mia since he was 4 years old. States that while
Schimaneck is by birth an American citizen,
his continued residence abroad since child-
hood, and especially his failure to carry out
his declared intention to return to the United
States, deprive him of his right to protection

and to a passport.
Mr. Von Callenberg to Mr. Sept. 15 Condolences on assassination of President Mc-
Hay (telegram).

Kinley. Mr. Hay to Mr. Von Callen- Sept. 16 Same subject. United States minister to Vienna berg (telegram).

has been charged to make acknowledgments. Mr. Hay to Mr. McCormick ...do ... Same subject. Instructs in line with above tele(telegram).

gram.

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1900.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Townsend .. Dec. 10 Liability of naturalized citizens of the United

States under military and expatriation laws of
their native country. Asks views and sugges-
tions as to notice which it is proposed to send

to such citizens applying for passports.

1901. Circular ...

Feb. 5 Same subject. Notice to American citizens for

merly subjects of Belgium who contemplate

returning to that country: 80 Mr. Hill to Mr, Townsend July 29 Arrest and ill treatment of Thomas de St. Bris.

Incloses correspondence, and directs investiga

tion and report.
96 Mr. Townsend to Mr. Hay .. Aug. 16 Same subject. Reports that matter has been

presented to Belgian Government. St. Bris
relinquished his claim for indemnity when in-
formed that he should obtain it though a civil

suit. 102 Same to same.

Sept. 13

Same subject. Reports that police officer who

made arrest has been reprimanded, and min-
istry has expressed regrets. Incloses corre-

spondence.
Mr. Wauters to Mr. Hay | Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President
(telegram).

McKinley. Mr. Hill to Mr. Wauters...

Sept. 25

Same subject. Acknowledges above telegram ... Mr. Hill to Mr. Townsend

Sept. 28

Arrest and ill treatment of Thomas de St. Bris.

States that the Department is satisfied with the
action of the Belgian Government.

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1901. Mr. Bridgman to Mr. Hay.. May 20 Good offices of United States minister in behalf of

George Melville, a British subject, imprisoned

in Bolivia. Reports in regard to. Same to same.

July 1 Same subject. Reports release of Melville
Mr. Adee to Mr. Bridgman. Sept. 7 Same subject. Incloses letter of thanks from

British secretary of state for foreign affairs. President Pando to Mr. Hay Sept. 14 Condolences assassination of President (telegram).

McKinley. Mr. Hay to Mr. Bridgman Sept. 16 Same subject. Instructs to acknowledge above (telegram).

telegram. Mr. Bridgman to Mr. Hay.. Oct. 28 Massacre of soldiers. Reports punishment of

offenders.

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1901. 318 Mr. Bryan to Mr. ay.... May 2 Missionary troubles. Reports sacking of Ameri

can Baptist Church at Nictheroy. Incloses cor

respondence. 323 Same to same

May 20 Same subject. Damages have been made good

by the authorities of Rio de Janeiro. 241 Mr. Hay to Mr. Bryan....

May 31 Same subject. Approves course reported in

dispatch No. 318.
Mr. Hay to Senhor Brasil... June 5 Visit of Brazilian school-ship Benjamin Constant

to the United States. States that the President
will receive the minister and the officers of

the vessel.
244 Mr. Hay to Mr. Bryan...... June 19 Missionary troubles. Sacking of American Bap-

tist Church at Nictheroy. Department is grati

fied at settlement reported in dispatch No. 323. 339 | Mr. Bryan to Mr. Hay...... July 3 Riots in Rio de Janeiro over increase in street

railway fares. Reports in regard to.
President Campos Salles to Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President
the Vice-President of the

McKinley.
United States (telegram).
Mr. Hay to Mr. Bryan Sept. 16 Same subject. Instructs to acknowledge above
(telegram).

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1901. 185 Mr. Lenderink to Mr. Hay. Mar. 25 Passport application of a Porto Rican. Requests

instructions.
183 Mr. Hay to Mr. Lenderink. Mar. 28 Courtesies of Chilean officials in connection with

removal of remains of the late Lieut. S. E.
Woodworth, U.S. N. Instructs to convey appre-

ciation of the United States Government.
188 Mr. Hill to Mr. Lenderink. Apr. 29 Passport application of a Porto Rican. Passport

can not be issued before the status of Porto
Ricans is established by the Supreme Court.

They are, however, entitled to full protection. 191 Mr. Lenderink to Mr. Hay. May 13 courtesies of Chilean officials in connection

with removal of remains of the late Liout. S.
E. Wood worth, U. S. N. Reports having ex-
pressed appreciation of United States Govern-

ment.
Señor Morla Vicuña to Mr. June 26 Visit of Chilean training ship General Baquedano
Hay.

to the United States. Advises of intended. 43 Mr. Hay to Señor Morla July 11 Same subject. States that courtesies will be exVicuña.

tended by United States officials.
Mr. Wilson to Mr. Hay (tel- July 14 | Death of President Errázuriz. Notice of funeral.

egram).
Mr. Hay to Mr. Wilson (tel- | July 15 Same subject. Instructs to convey President's
egram).

sympathy.
203 Mr. Wilson to Mr. Hay ..... July 23 Same subject. Reports particulars, and incloses

his note of condolence. 207 | Same to same

Aug. 15 Same subject. Incloses reply to his note of con

dolence.
Vice-President Zanartu to Sept. 14 Condolences on assassination of President Mc-
the Vice-President of the

Kinley.
United States (telegram).
Mr. Hay to Mr. Wilson (tel. Sept. 17 Same subject. Instructs to acknowledge above
egram).

telegram
Señor Infante to Mr. Adee.. Oct. 9 Visit of Chilean training ship General Baquedano

to the United States. Desires permission for
the officers of the vessel to deposit, on behalf
of the people of Chile, a plaque in Washington

monument.

1902. 51 Mr. Hay to Señor Infante .. Jan. 11 Same subject. Expresses appreciation of action

outlined in above note.

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1900.
Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (tel- Nov. 14 Foreign settlements. Reports occupation by
egram).

Russian army of large tract near Tientsin:
Belgium also claims large settlement. Has

protested.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger (tel- Nov. 16 Same subject. Sets forth Department's views
egram).

in matter of securing foreign rights at treaty ports. Approves protest reported above.

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199 | Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay...... Nov. 30 Exclusion laws. Case of alleged Chinese stu-

dent Yip Wah, and others. Protests against
Treasury Department's rulings. Incloses cor-

respondence.
163 Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu....... Dec. 5 Same subject. States that immigration laws do

not confer on the President any power to inter

pose in the matter.
200 Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay.... Dec. 26 Same subject. Refers to his note No. 199, relates

new incidents, and insists that it is within the
power of the President to see that the treaties,
as well as the other laws, are faithfully exe-

cuted.
491 Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay..... Dec. 31 | Foreign settlements. Refers to his telegram of

November 14; reports claims advanced by
France, Belgium, Austria-Hungary, and Japan
to a new or extended concession; incloses cor-
respondence with United States consul at Tien-
tsin and diplomatic representatives at Pekin
in regard to the protest of the United States
against such action; advocates the acquisition
by United States of such a concession after re-

establishment of Chinese authority.

1901. 168 Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu....... Jan. 14 Exclusion laws. Case of alleged Chinese stu

dent Yip Wah. Treasury Department declines

to modify decisions complained of.
Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (tel. Feb. 26 Foreign settlements. Has instructed United
egram).

States consul at Tientsin to serve notice that
tract formerly conceded to the United States

must not be seized by any other power.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger (tel. Feb. 27 Same subject. Approves action reported in
egram).

above telegram. 551 Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay..... Feb. 27 Same subject. Incloses correspondence with

consul at Tientsin and General Chaffee.
169 Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu....... Mar. 2 Exclusion laws. Refers to Chinese minister's

note No. 200, and states that complaint as to
delay in hearing cases is denied by the col-
lector at San Francisco. Requests that charges

be made more specific.
203 Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay.... Apr. 11 Same subject. Cites several instances, as sug-

gested in above note. 172 Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu. Apr. 15 Samesubject. States that above note has been

referred to the Treasury Department.
614 Mr. Squiers to Mr. Hay..... Apr. 22 Foreign settlements. Incloses proclamation of

German consul at Tientsin relative to exten-
sion of German concession. Interests of United
States citizens not being involved, no protest

has been made. 173 Mr. Hay to Mr. Wu.

Apr. 23

Exclusion laws. States that acts of officials at

San Francisco complained of in Chinese min-
ister's note No. 203 have been sustained by the
Treasury Department, and that mistakes can

always be corrected by appeal.
640 Mr. Squiers to Mr. Hay..... May 28 Claims of missionaries. Reports direct settle-

ment of certain claims with Chinese authori-
ties, and makes representations against such

method. 207 Mr. Wu to Mr. Hill..

July 6 Claims of Chinese subjects residing at Butte,

Mont., on account of boycott of their business.
Presents claims and documents in support

thereof.
355 Mr. Hay to Mr. Squiers..... July 17 Claims of missionaries. While Department does

not favor direct settlements such as reported in
dispatch No. 640, and has instructed consuls
not to encourage them, it can but accept them

when agreeable to the claimants.
677 Mr. Squiers to Mr. Hay..... July 25 Foreign settlements. Incloses correspondence

in regard to transfer of United States conces-
sion to the municipality of the British Extra

Concession.
Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (tel. Sept. 9 Same subject. Asks if return of former United
egram).

States concession at Tientsin shall be demanded

of Chinese Government.
Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger (tel. Sept. 12 Same subject. States that provisional exten-
egram).

sion of British municipality to cover former
American concession at Tientsin, with com-
plete reservation of American rights, might be

arranged. Mr. Wu to Mr. Hay

Sept. 18 Condolences on assassination of President Mc

Kinley.
Mr. Adee to Mr. Wu..... Oct. 4 Same subject. Acknowledges above note, with

appreciation.

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