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United States Department of State / Papers relating to the foreign relations of the United States, with the annual message of the president transmitted to Congress December 2, 1902
(1902)

Siam,   pp. 943-948 PDF (315.7 KB)


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F R 1902, PT 1—60 SIAM. 945 
PROTECTION OP CUBAN INTERESTS BY UNITED STATES CON 
SULAR OFFICIALS. 
Ift. King to JIr. Hay. 
LEGATION OF THE UNITED STATES, 
Bangkok, June 17, 1902. 
 SIR: On May 25 the following cable a was received and transmitted at once
to the foreign office. 
 I have to-day received a reply to the same, a copy of which I inclose. 
I have, etc., 
HAMILTON KING, Jifinister Resident. 
[Inclosure. 
The Minister for Foreign Affairs to Mr. King. 
FOREIGN OF1~'ICE, 
Bangkok, June 13, 1902. 
 MONSIEUR LE MINISTRE: I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of your letter
of the 3d instant, in which you inform me that on May 20 the United States
withdrew all it~ forces, both civil and military, from the island of Cuba,
and on that date Cuba was declared independent nation under a republican
form of government. 
 And you further inform me of the message which you received from your Governiiient
to the effect that you are instructed, at the request of the President of
Cuba, to ask the Government of Siam to permit United States consular officers
within its jurisdiction to use their good offices in representation of the
interests of Cuba and of its citizens until Cuban consuls shall have been
appointed. 
 In taking note of your above communication, I beg to state that there is
no treaty between this country and Cuba, so that no right of extraterritoriality
is granted, but His Majesty's Government have no objection against United
States consular officers using their good offices in the interests of the
Ouban citizens, so far as recognized generally by the law of nations. 
I avail, etc., 
DEVAWONGSE, Minister for Foreign Affairs. 
VISIT OF THE CROWN PRINCE OF SIAM TO THE UNITED STATES. 
JJfr. A/charaj to 111r. Hay. 
SIAMESE LEGATION, 
Washington, July 31, 1902. 
 SIR: In confirmation of my previous verbal intimations, I have the honor
to inform you that the Crown Prince of Siam, having completed his education
and travels in Europe, desires to extend his knowledge of foreign countries
and their institutions by visiting the United States en route to Siam. 
 Owing to unforeseen circumstances, His Royal Highness's departure from Europe
has been~ delayed until September 24, on which date he will leave Cherbourg
by the German mail steamer Kaiser IVil helm der Grösse, which is due
to reach New York on or about October 1, and will follow the route indicated
in the inclosed itinerary. 
 It is the desire of the Prince to pay his respects to the President 
aPnnted, page 6. 


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