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United States Department of State / Papers relating to the foreign relations of the United States, 1918
(1918)

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CONTENTS 
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ADDRESS OF THE PRESIDENT, DECEMBER 2, 1918 ix 
LIST OF PAPERS xix 
GENERAL 
 Farmers' National Congress 1 
 Protection of American trade-marks 2 
 Abrogation of treaties, certain provisions of which conflicted with the
    Seamen's Act of March 4, 1915 8 
  Netherlands: Treaties of January 19, 1839, and May 23, 1878 3 
  Norway: Treaty of July 4, 1827 5 
  Spain: Treaty of July 3, 1902 10 
 Boundary dispute: Honduras and Nicaragua 11 
  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 11 
ARGENTINA 
Cable-landing concessions granted by Argentina to the Central & South
 American Telegraph Co. (an American company) 85 
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 45 
Message of President Wenceslau Braz P. Gomes to the National Con 
 gress 78 
Authorization to foreign vessels to engage in coastwise traffic in 
 Brazilian waters 81 
CHINA 
Political affairs 83 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 Hsfl Shih-ch'ang as President; peace proposals; encouragement
by the American, British, French, Italian, and Japanese 
   Governments to settle difficulties 83 
Loan negotiations 137 
 Currency reorganization and loan and currency reform 137 
 Kirin and Heilungkiang forestry and mines loan 162 
 Other loans 166 
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