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PROCLAMATIONS AND DECREES OF NEUTRALITY-Continued.

From and to whom.

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Mr. Storer to Mr. Hay

Mr. Adee to Mr. Hale...

Mr. Hay to Mr. Storer (telegram).

Mr. White to Mr. Hay..

9

1904. May July 15

Mr. Beaupré to Mr. Hay....

Mr. Adee to Mr. Beaupré... Aug. 30

Mr. Storer to Mr. Hay (telegram).

Same to same........

Mr. Hay to Mr. Storer (telegram).

Mr. Storer to Mr. Hay

Date.

Mr. Hay to Mr. Storer....

Mr. Storer to Mr. Hay

Mr. Hengelmüller to Mr.
Hay.

Mr. Storer to Mr. Hay

Oct. 6
Oct. 7
Oct. 10
Oct. 15

Oct. 29

1904.
May 9

Same subject. Incloses text of, issued by Den- 21
mark.
Same subject.
tria-Hungary.

Incloses text of, issued by Aus

Oct. 4
5

Oct.

Same subject. Incloses text of notice that Bel-
gium is perpetually neutral.
.do... Same subject. Incloses text of, issued by the
Netherlands.
Same subject.
Same subject.
Same subject.
Same subject.
Britain.
Same subject. Incloses copies of notes
changed by the Peruvian Government and the
Japanese Minister in Mexico relating to.
Same subject. No proclamation issued. Brazil
abides by the rules as published in circular of
April 29, 1898.

ex

Same subject. No special proclamation issued
by the Argentine Republic.

Same subject. No special proclamation issued
by Chile.

Same subject. Cites Department's circular of
Mar. 27, 1899, for the legation's guidance, and
states that Charles A. Tappan is entitled to a
passport.

Mr. Beaupré to Mr. Hay.... Sept. 13 Treaty of friendship and commerce between the
Argentine Republic and Persia. Incloses text
of.
Boundary conventions between the Argentine
Republic and Chile. Incloses text of.

Nov. 10
Nov. 12

ARGENTINE REPUBLIC.

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Subject.

Incloses text of, issued by Spain..
Incloses text of, issued by Mexico.
Incloses text of, issued by Italy..
Incloses text of, issued by Great

Feb. 26
Apr. 14

Apr. 18

Message of the President of the Argentine Repub-
lic. Incloses copies of.

Apr. 21

Passport application of William A. Tappan and
his son, Charles L. Tappan, submitted for De-
partment's consideration.

Neutrality of China in the war between Russia
and Japan. Proposal of the United States for
an international arrangement to secure the.
Same subject. The Austrian Government is dis-
posed to accept the proposal in a general way.
Same subject. The Austrian Government asks
whether Manchuria is included in the term
"neutrality of China."
Feb. 13 Same subject. The United States can not specify
metes and bounds.
Feb. 15

Same subject. The Austro-Hungarian represent-
atives at St. Petersburg, Tokyo, and Peking
will be instructed in the sense of the United
States proposal.

Emigration law of Hungary. Incloses transla-
tion of the proposed law, with the "exposé de
motifs."

Medical examination of emigrants at ports of de-
parture. Instructs to inquire whether officers
of the United States Public Health and Marine-
Hospital Service can be stationed at such ports
to make medical inspections of emigrants.

Visit of an American fleet to Austrian ports.
Announces the proposed.

Page.

Same subject. Incloses a note from the foreign
office calling attention to the law which inter-
dicts the approach of foreign fleets to the Austro-
Hungarian coast without special permission.
Emigration law of Hungary. Incloses memoran-
dum relating to the Dillingham bill and the
Hungarian contracts with the Cunard Line.
Same subject. Reports that the proposed law has
been passed at Budapest.

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Mr. Hay to Mr. Storer (tele- Apr. 29 gram).

May

2

May 14

May 18
May 20

July 19

Mr. Loomis to Mr. Hale (telegram).

Same to same

Mr. Storer to Mr. Hay

Same to same

Mr. Hay to Mr. Storer

Same to same

Same to same

AUSTRIA-HUNGARY-Continued.

...

Mr. Hay to Mr. Townsend (telegram).

Same to same

Same to same

Same to same (telegram)

Mr. Townsend to Mr. Hay (telegram).

Same to same

Date.

-

1904. Apr. 28

Same subject. Reports that the law caused ex-
citement and newspaper comment in Austria-
Hungary. Gives some of the reasons for the
passing of the law.

Visit of an American fleet to Austrian ports. In-
struction to request permission for the.
Same subject. Includes Fiume in preceding in-

struction.
Same subject.
July 1.

Fleet will arrive at Trieste about

Same subject. Permission for the visit is granted.
Emigration law of Hungary. Incloses ordinances
promulgating the law.

Medical examination of emigrants at ports of de-
parture. Permission for the, can not be
granted by the Austro-Hungarian Government.
Oct. 13 Transportation of emigrants from Hungary.
Complaints of discrimination have been made
concerning the; instructs to investigate the
matter.

Oct. 18
Oct. 19

Oct. 29

Nov. 17

Nov. 29

Mr. Hay to Mr. Townsend (telegram).

Mr. Townsend to Mr. Hay.. Feb. 11

Dec. 14

1904. Feb. 10

Same subject. Instructs to bring the case of
Mrs. Maria Hornick to the attention of the
Hungarian Government.
....do... Same subject. Transmits the case of Mrs. Sophia
Vanco, similar to that of Mrs. Hornick.
Same subject. Department is pleased to note
that the Austro-Hungarian Government is dis-
posed to promptly investigate complaints made
by American citizens.

Dec. 15

Feb. 15

1903.

Mr. Sorsby to Mr. Hay (tele- Dec. 26 gram).

Subject.

Same subject. Gives result of his investigation..
Same subject. Instructs to use good offices in
behalf of the Red Star Line, discriminated
against.

1904. Aug. 8

Same subject. Complaint of Mrs. Maria Hornick,
who was compelled to forfeit her prepaid pas-
sage ticket and buy another via the Cunard
Line.

Neutrality of China in the war between Russia
and Japan. Proposal of the United States for
an international arrangement to secure the.
Same subject. Department's telegram of the
10th instant has been communicated to the
minister for foreign affairs.
Same subject. The representatives of England,
Germany, and France at St. Petersburg and
Tokyo have already been instructed in the
sense of the United States proposal.
Same subject. The United States can not
specify metes and bounds in its proposal.
...do... Same subject. With the understanding that
"administrative entity" does not include Man-
churia, the Belgian Government accepts the
United States proposal.

Feb. 16

do... Same subject. Confirms above telegram in de-
tail.

Feb. 17

Same subject. The attitude of the Austro-Hun-
garian Government is stated in No. 178 of Oct.
18, 1904 (ante).

Same subject. Reports further on the attitude
of the Austro-Hungarian Government on this
question.

BELGIUM.

Same subject. Acknowledges Department's tele-
gram of the 16th instant.

BOLIVIA.

Termination of the dispute with Brazil over the
Acre Territory. Reports ratification of the
treaty and gives the main features of the same.
Message of the President of Bolivia. Incloses
copies of.

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Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (telegram).

Same to same.

Feb. 15
Mar. 18
May 6

July 23

1904. Mar. 7

Jan. 23 Treaty with Bolivia terminating the dispute over
the Acre Territory. Incloses text.
Misuse of the flag of the United States.

Feb. 9

discontinuance of the.

1903. Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay..... Nov. 21

1904. June 15 Oct. 2

1904. Same to same (telegram)... Jan. 25

Same to same..
do
Mr. Loomis to Mr. Conger Feb.
(telegram).

9

BRAZIL.

Apr. 15

Conditions in Macedonia. Reports the preva-
lence of hopeful feeling in regard to events in
Macedonia in the coming spring, although the
Comitadges continue to terrorize the Macedo-
nian peasants.
Agreement between Turkey and Bulgaria to
maintain peace and order in Macedonia. In-
closes text.
May 14 Conditions in Macedonia. Reports that the
reforms introduced by Russia and Austria and
the recent Turkish-Bulgarian agreement have
brought about comparative tranquillity in
Macedonia.

.do

do...

Misuse of the flag of the United States. Reports
that a Brazilian firm uses as its house flag a de-
vice similar to the flag of the United States.
Incloses correspondence.

Same to same (telegram)... Feb. 11
Same to same (telegram)... Feb. 13
Sir Chentung Liang-Cheng Feb. 13
to Mr. Hay.

Subject.

Reports

Acre treaty. Reports ratification of, by Brazil...
Same subject. Reports exchange of ratifications.
Message of the President of Brazil. Incloses

copy of.
Agreement between Brazil and Peru terminating
boundary dispute, and convention for the arbi-
tration of claims. Incloses text.

BULGARIA.

CHILE.

Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger Feb. 10 Neutrality of China in the war between Russia
(telegram).
and Japan. Instructs him to inform the Chi-
nese Government that the United States earn-
estly desires that the neutrality and entity of
China be respected by both belligerents.
Same subject. Reports that the representatives
of France, Germany, and Great Britain have
asked their Governments to suggest to the bel-
ligerents that no troops be sent into Chihli.
Same subject. Incloses identical telegram sent
by the several ministers to their Governments,
as reported in above telegram.
Same subject. Department's telegram of the
10th instant has been complied with.
Same subject. China issued its declaration of
neutrality yesterday.

Message of the President of Chile. Incloses text.
Boundary convention between Chile and the
Argentine Republic. Incloses copy of.

CHINA.

Payment of the Chinese indemnity. Incloses a
plan submitted by the Belgian minister for
the payment of the indemnity on a silver basis.
Denunciation of the immigration treaty. Re-
ports that he has forwarded a formal notice of,
by the Chinese Government.
Same subject. Incloses formal notice of.
Protection of Japanese interests in China. In-
struction to the American consul at Niuch-
wang to take charge of Japanese interests
there.

Same subject. Incloses the neutrality procla-
mation of China.

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From and to whom.

Same to same

Same to same

Same to same

Same to same

1904.

Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay..... Feb. 13 Same subject. Incloses notes from Prince Ch'ing

embodying China's neutrality edict, emphasiz
ing China's desire to observe strict neutrality,
and notice to foreign troops in China under
the peace protocol to observe the original in-
tent of the general agreement.

.co... Protection of Japanese interests in China. China
having consented, the American consul at
Niuchwang has been instructed to take charge
of Japanese interests.

Same subject. Reports arrest of all Japanese ar-
riving at Niuchwang from the interior.
Neutrality of China. Incloses notes from the
foreign office expressing the purpose of the
imperial court to remain at Peking.
Same subject. Incloses an edict to the officials
of the Empire to maintain security and peace.
Same subject. Incloses regulations for the en-
forcement of the neutrality edict.

..do... Same subject. Incloses a note from the foreign
office acknowledging receipt of the kind ex-
pressions of the Government of the United
States concerning the neutrality of China.
Feb. 19 Same subject. Transmits the reply of the Rus-
sian Government to the proposal of the United
States.

Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger (tel-
egram).

Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay..

Same to same (telegram).. Feb. 14

Same to same

Feb. 15

Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (tel-
egram).

Same to same

CHINA-Continued.

Date.

Same to same...

Same to same

Same to same

do...

Feb. 17

Feb. 23

Feb. 24

Feb. 27

Same to same

Mar. 1

Same to same (telegram).. Mar. 4

do... Mar. 5

Mar. 11

Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger (tel- Mar. 12
egram).

Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (tel- Mar. 29
egram).
Same to same.........
Mar. 30
Same to same (telegram)..' Apr. 5

Same to same (telegram).. Apr. 7

Mr. Hay to Sir Chentung Apr. 12
Liang-Cheng.
Sir Chentung Liang-Cheng Apr. 22
to Mr. Hay.

Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger..... Apr. 27

Subject.

Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (tel- Apr. 28
egram).

Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger (tel- Apr. 29
egram).

Same subject. Department's telegram of the
19th instant has been communicated to the
Chinese Government.

Protection of Japanese interests. Transmits re-
port of Consul Miller that the Russian authori-
ties refuse to give him any information con-
cerning Japanese subjects.
Neutrality of China. Incloses the reply of the
foreign office to his note communicating the
reply of the Russian Government.
Same subject. Incloses a proclamation issued
by Viceroy Alexeieff.

Same subject. Reports that Chinese troops have
been sent to the Manchurian border to preserve
order.

Same subject. Confirms in detail his telegram
of the 4th instant.

Mr. Conger to Mr. Hay (tel- Mar. 15
egram).

Same to same

....do...
Mar. 22

Same to same

Mr. Hay to Mr. Conger (tel-
egram).

Mining regulations in China. Incloses copies of
and his protest against the same.
Mar. 26 Neutrality of China. Asks to be informed
whether the Chinese army is extensively offi
cered by Japanese.

Same subject. Reports that only a few Japanese
officers are employed in the Chinese army.
Same subject. Confirms in detail his telegram
of the 29th instant.

Visit of Prince Pu Lun to the United States.
Reports departure of the prince.
Neutrality of China. Incloses additional regu-
lations for the enforcement of the neutrality
edict.

Same subject. Instructs to express to the Chi-
nese Government the earnest hope of the
United States Government that China will
maintain strict neutrality.

Same subject. Reports that China is resolved to
maintain strict neutrality.

Same subject. Confirms in detail his telegram of
same date.

Protection of Japanese interests. Reports that
the Japanese servants of the American corre-
spondents have not been released.
Same subject. Suggests that the case of the Jap-
anese servants of the American correspondents
be referred to St. Petersburg.

Visit of Prince Pu Lun. The prince will be re-
ceived by the President on the 25th instant.
Same subject. Incloses copy of a letter from the
Emperor of China to the President.
Same subject. The prince was received by the
President, and all possible attention was shown

him.

Protection of Japanese interests.

Reports that

the Japanese servants of Messrs. Washburn and
Little have been released.
Neutrality of China. Instructs him to renew
representations of this Government's desire
that strict neutrality be observed by China.

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