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Interchange of professors and students among the
universities of American States. An appropria-
report outlining a plan for the exchange.
position, to be held at San Francisco, Cal., in 1915.
ing an invitation to all nations.
memorandum addressed to the President by the
Assembly of Nicaragua on Mar. 6, 1912.
1912. Mr. Naón to Mr. Knox.... Jan. 29 Apprehension of fugitives from justice of foreign
countries. Incloses description of one Oscar Pio
Romero and requests his apprehension.
the above-named man will be made, but, under the
and Hungary. Text.
Removal of discrimination against American lubri
cating oils. The Department desires that the sub-
on terms o! equality.
(o. complaining of specific discrimination in the
cign Oflice and reports interviews with officers of
Foreign Office. From a series of tests it was de-
decide this question.
American oils has been removed.
Railways, Posts, and Telegraphs, advising him of
Loan negotiations. Hukuang Railway loan. Sum
velopment loans. Preamble.
1910. Mr. Wilson to Mr. Chang June 13 Same subject. Approves of his contemplated meYin Tang.
morial to his Government recommending a new
currency system upon a gold exchange basis.
whether American bankers would be willing to
e'aboration of the currency reforin.
negotiate the entire loan in the United States.
to conduct the negotiations is repeated. Mr. Adee to Mr. Calhoun
Oct. 6 Same subject. The American group is ready to dis(toegram).
cuss the details of the agreement and the guaran-
Peking to conduct the negotiations.
agreement was signed to-day: the Imperial edict
and the confirmation will come in a few days.
and ratified a preliminary agreement with an
come the cordial support of the interested powers.
notes on the loan negotiations now pending at Peking.
by the tripartite Governments as to the se ection
of a nonparticipating nationality.
signed at Peking on the 15th inst,
tion on an equal footing with others not now par-
will be prepared to support such app ication.
whether participation, if granted, would pace
ments are exchanging views on the currency loan
ing back advances for Manchuria because of Rus
reasonable objection to Manchuria allotment for
specific industrial purposes.
eration for some Russian apprehension about their
recognized interests in Manchuria.
all the leading powers are alike interested the
sil'le international participation.
terprises in Manchuria, not all relating to rail-
jection from Japan and Russia.
for the protection of literary and artistic property
Loan negotiations. Japan and Russia may have
copies of loan agreement and lists specifying Man
churian enterprises. 253 Mr. Calhoun to Mr. Knox... June 5 Political affairs in China. Reports renewed and
widespread discontent among the Chinese toward
their Manchu rulers. Mr. Heintleman to Mr.
Loan negotiations. Reports that the Russian and
Japanese Governments have protested against the
sixteenth article of the loan agreement.
protest of Japan and Russia against article 16.
suppression of that article.
tained in article 16.
ments. Incloses a memorandum from the British
tain Yangtze River ports in case of uprisings.
Szechwan and Hunan caused by opposition of rail
way construction by foreigners. Samne to same (telegram).... Sept. 7 Same subject. Situation in Szechwan is worse.
Troops are suspected of sympathy with malcon
tents. Same to same (telegram).
Same subject. Reports fighting at Chengtu. Same to same (telegram).
Samne subject. Fighting continues in Chengtu. All
Americans and British were directed to leave for
a place of salety, Same to same (telegram).... Sept. 15 Fa ne subject. The Cabinet has proposed Yuan Shih
Kai for Canton Viceroy.
can Commander in chief of the United States Asi-
for the protection of literary and artisue property in China. Instructs to endeavor to conclude such arrangement, based upon the treaty between the United States and Japan signed May 19, 1908.
1911. Mr. Williams to Mr. Knox Oct. 11 Political disturbances in China. Reports Wuchang (telegram).
in possession of mutineers. Same to saine (telegram).... Oct. 12 Same subject. The rebellion is most serious; 15,000
men of the army have joined the revolution. For
eign interests are respected. Same to same (telegram)... Oct. 13 Same subject. Hangkow reported in flames; A mer
icans salely out of Hanyang and Wuchang.
Hupeh and Hunan.
been informed by the commander of the revolu-
ment will be considered enemies.
ascertain the views of the powers as to the advisa-
open ports in case danger threatens.
ready to sail for China.
rebellion unless urged by the powers. If rebellion
will at once send sufficient force to suppress it. The Chinese National Asso- Oct. 16 Same subject. Requests good offices of the United ciation to Mr. Knox (tele
States to preserve neutrality of the powers toward gram).
China. Mr. Bacon to Mr. Knox ...do..... Defense of international settlements. French Gov. (telegram).
ernment does not consider present conditions war
rant action proposed. Mr. Wheeler to Mr. Knox ...do..... Same subject. The Russian Government is of the (telegram).
opinion that concentration of foreigners at acces
sible ports is desirable.
that several light-draft gunboats be sent to the
to share the views of the American Government,
there seems to be no need for removal of Americans,
except from Hankow. Mr. Adee to Messrs. Brent, Oct. 18 Opium conference. Instructions to delegates......
Wright, and Finger. Mr. Wilson to Mr. Knox Oct. 19 Defense of international settlements. The Italian (telegram).
Government will consult other powers before tak
ing action. 882 Mr. Reid to Mr. Knox (tele- | Oct. 20 Samo subject. The British Government is of tho gram).
opinion that the circumstances do not at pres
ent call for the concentration of foreign nationals, Mr. Schuyler to Mr. Knox Oct. 22 Political disturbances. Foreign office anxious that (telegram).
America recognize that Japan is sincere and above
board in her Chinese policy.
5,000 Chinese residents in Honolulu protesting
establish a representative government.
Affairs, now in Berlin, asks that the United States
selfish action on the part of any one of them.
Government is not inclined to take any measures
in China at present. Mr. Guild to Mr. Knox (tele- Oct. 26 Same subject. The Russian Government deems it gram).
inexpedient to interfere.
be an xious to protect foreigners, and it would be
journey to the coast.
nasty seems to be on the verge of being overthrown or the Empire being divided.
1911. Same to same (telegram).... Oct. 26 Search of foreign merchant vessels
by rebel forces for contraband of war. The rebel General Li has informed the consuls that he will confiscate ships carrying contraband. The dean ofthe diplomatic corps suggests that shipping companies be advised
to abstain from carrying munitions of war. Mr. Knox to Mr. Schuyler Oct. 27 Political disturbances. Instructs to convey to the (telegram).
Japanese Foreign Office the entire confidence of this
Government in Japan's policy in China.
French-Belgian for a large loan was signed yester-
Government further details of any proposed loan. Mr. Thompson to Mr. Knox Nov. 7 Asylum at American legations and consulates. (telegram).
Asks whether he can grant asylum to Chinese man
darins. Mr. Adee to Mr. Thompson ...do..... Same subject. The right of asylum is not claimed (telegram).
by this Government. Temporary refuge may be
granted to preserve innocent human life. Mr. Williams to Mr. Knox Nov. 10 Same subject. The legation has been requested to (telegram).
grant asylum to the Emperor and Empress Dow
ager. Mr. Knox to Mr. Williams ...do..... Same subject. Temporary refuge may be granted to (telegram).
logie innocent human lile if the safety of the
is not endangered thereby. Mr. Williams to Mr. Knox ...do..... Defense of international settlements. The Japanese (telegram).
and French willtake part in protecting the railway
to the sea, if foreign protection becomes necessary. Mr. Knox to Mr. Williams ...do..... Same subject. llit becomes necessary, this Govern(telegram).
ment will participate in the protection of the rail.
way to the sea.
great need of money for current expenses. The
the powers interested to help China the depart-
he issued a circular to the consular officers to advise
Americans to remove to open ports. 363 Same to samo...
Nov. 22 Political disturbances. Reports interview with a
delegation from the National Assembly.
matic corps has decided to ask the governments to
mum under the protocol.
nese Foreign Office advising him that Japan, in
Peking and its force at Tientsin.
quested by the Chinese Government to inform the
ing the revolutionists.
Hankow asks permission to join his colleagues to
lutionists at Wuchang.
contained in his telegram of Nov. 27, 1911. Same to same (telegram).... do..... Same subject. Department can not permit consul
general to interfere as suggested in telegram of Nov.
28, 1911. Mr. Calhoun to Mr. Knox ...do..... Defense of international settlements. Reports that (telegram)
he is asking the admiral for more marines.
formed of the arrival of foreign troops in Peking.
additional troops to be sent at once is needed.
has been agreed to at Hankow through the media
tion of the British Minister. Same to same (telegram).
Political disturbances. Information reported Nov.
27, 1911, came from the Viceroy at Mukden and is
considered reliablo. 67106°-FR1912- -III