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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)


Page XXXVIII


          LIST OP PAPERS.
ARGENTINE REPUBLIC-Continued.
From and to whom.
Same to same (No. 166).
Same to same (No. 167) .....
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Same to same (No. 168) ...-
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Date.
  1888.
July 25
July 26
July 29
Oct. 3
Subject.
Immigration   continues: Argentine  Republic
  ahead of all American countries south of the
  United States; European rivalry for its trade;
  indifference of the United Statfes; imitation of
  American goods; American ships needed.
Colonization of negroes from United States ru-
  mored: Inquiries made by a manager of an
  English laud company, who offers theim a town-
  ship; German colony expected; comments of
  the Buenos Ayres Standard inclosed.
Railroads: Complications developed by guaran-
  tied railroads; most of the concessions to En-
  glish companies,with directors in London; roads
  not kept in condition; attention called to the
  fact by the president of Congress; the message
  communicated by the British chargd d'afaires
  to the home office, and notice has been given by
  Lord Salisbury to the secretaries of the various
  companies to put themselves right; the guaran-
  tied roads are required to increase their re-
  ceipts to the fullest standard, or the guaranties
  may be withdrawn or applied to betterments;
  the English Government disposed to make its
  subjects keep faith; extracts from the message
  of the President of the Argentine Republic
  and the letter of Lord Salisbury inclosed.
Political: Extra session of Argentine Congress
  called by President Celman, October 1, to con-
  sider important railroad and other legislation;
  adjournment expected latter part of Novem-
  ber.
AUSTRIA-HUNGARY.
Mr. Porter to Mr. iLawton
  (No. 5).,
Mr. Lawton to Mr. Bayard
  (No. 14).
Mr. Bayard to Mr. Lawton
  (No. 14).
Mr. Lawton to Mr. Bayard
  (No. 19).
Same to same (No. 21)-.-----
Same to same (No. 25)-......
1887.
ept.  8  Right to sue in forma pauperis under the United
          States Constitution determined by the lex fori:
          No power in the Federal Government to pass a
          general law; alien, as such, allowed to sue in
          forma pauperis in all the States;,how far the
          privilege is extended to American citizens in
          Austria to be ascertained ; copy of dispatch of
          United States vice-consul at Berlin in regard
          to treaty between Germany and Austria, as to
          the right to sue in forma pauperis, and De-
          partment's instruction to Mr. Pendleton, in-
          closed.
Nov. 4   Passport applied for by Sigismund-Liiwinsohn:
           He remained in the United States just long
           enough to be naturalized, and then returned to
           Austria, where be has resided ever since; asks
           the instructi,,n of the Department; his appli-
           cation, naturalization papers, and a passport
           given him by this legation in 1883 inclosed.
Dec.  5  Passport of Mr. Liiwinsohn; refusal of approved:
           He has settled in Vienna, and-evidently intends
           permanently to reside there.
Dec. 10  Right to sue in forma pauperis: Note from the
           Austrian ministry of foreign affairs in answer
           to Mr. Lawton's inquiry as to the right of
           foreigners-to sue in forma paunperis inclosed.
Dec. 17   Right to sue in formacpauperis : Note from the
           Austrian ministry in regard to the right of
           foreigners to sue in forma pausperis inHungary
           inclosed.
Jan.   6  The Baron and Baroness Rothschild admitted to
           the court balls at Vienna : The first time such a
           distinction has been conferred on persons of
           Jewish origin.
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No.
Mr. Hanna to Mr. Bayard
  (No. 182).
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