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United States Department of State / Index to the executive documents of the House of Representatives for the second session of the fiftieth Congress, 1888-'90
(1888-1889)

List of papers, with synopses of their contents,   pp. XXXVII-CXIII ff. PDF (28.1 MB)


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LIST OF PAPERS WITH SYNOPSES OF THEIR CONTENTS.
                           ARGENTINE REPUBLIC.
From and to whom.
1  Mr. Hanna to -Mr. Bayard
     (No. 93).
2 1Same to same(Nao. 4---
Same to same (No. 98) ......
Same to same (No. 100) -..
Same to same (No. 102).
Same to same (No. 103)....
Same to same (No. 121)....
Same to same (No. 143)....
9   Mr. Bayard to Mr. Hanna
      (No. 61).
10  Mr. Hanna to Mr. Bayard
      (No. 150).
11  Same to same (No. 154) ...
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  Date.                     Subject.
  1887.
  Nov. 19 Export duties of every kind-removed by the Ar-
            gentine Government: Discrimination by the
            United States import duty against Argentine
            unwashed wool and in favor of Australian.
 Nov. 20  Steam.ship line: Basis of a contract with R. P.
           Houston, representing English capital, for
           steam-ship lines to New York and the north of
           Europe, guaranteeing 5 per cent. interest for
           fifteen years, passed by the Argentine Con-
           gress. Translation of the agreement inclosed.
 Nov. 29 Railroad guaranties increased to $276,000,000 by
           the Argentine Government: Five per cent. on
           cost of construction and operating the basis.
 Dec. 9 The President of the Argentine Republic invites
           the diplomatic corps to join him at Cordova:
           Attends the President on a trip up the Uruguay
           River; the Salerderos; the cities of Uruguay
           and Parana.
Dec. 12 Steam-ship lines: Baring Bros., of London, become
           large stockholders in the Italian line to south-
           ern Europe; four ships added to the fleet, and
           the trips to be nearly weekly; monthly line to
           New York soon to be begun.
 Dec. 12 Quarantine: Convention regulating, signed by
           the Argentine, Brazilian, and Uruguayan com-
           missioners; mail service and trade hitherto
           much embarrassed by quarantine regulations
           along the coast of Brazil, Uruguay, and the Ar.
           gentine Republic; translation of convention in-
  1888.    closed.
  Jan. 20 Passport issued to W. E. Bartelhybyhbirth a German,
           who had lost his naturalization papers, but
           supported his claim to citizenship by the affida-
           vits of two well -known sea captains; Depart-
           ment's opinion asked.
 Mar. 22 Commercial: Argentine Republic a formidable
           rival to the United States in the production of
           cereals; encouraged and compelled to this by
           the refusal of the United States to take its
           wool; it will only trade by exchange; the
           same true of Uruguay and Paraguay; tables of
           export of wheat, flour, maize, and linseed for
           nine years past inclosed.
 Mar. 27 Passport of Mr. Bartel, a German by birth, who
           claimed to have lost his naturalization papers,
           improvidently granted upon the affidavits of
           two sea captains; a full report awaited.
May   3  Steam-ship lines: The Houston line of steam-ships
           nearly ready to begin trips; it will fly the Ar-
           gentine flag and carry mails; a member of the
           Canadian Parliament examining the Argentine
           and Uruguayan trade to see what Canada can
           furnish in return, with a view to establishing a
           line between the countries; a subsidy voted to
           the line by the Canadian Parliament ; the United
           States unrepresented, but by a small effort could
           secure South American markets for its manu-
           factures.
May 19 Slavery, abolition of, in Brazil celebrated in the
           Argentine Republic.
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