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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)

Spain,   pp. 949-966 PDF (1.4 MB)


Page 952

95Z FOREIGN RELATIONS. 
 This case is interesting as showing the attitude of the Spanish Government
regarding the status of native inhabitants of the Philippine Islands temporarily
residing here less than two years. 
 I have, etc., JuLius G. LAY, Consul-General. 
[Subinclosure.—Translatlon.] 
Cert~flcate furnished by the consulate-general to Mr. Gisbert. 
 This is to certify that Mr. Antonio Gisbert has to-day presented himself
at this consulate-general, and, according to documents, is a native inhabitant
of Manila, is under the protection of the United States, his present residence
being at 85 Calle 
 Bailen, of this city. - 
JULIUS G. LAY, Consul-General of the United States. 
 Signature of bearer: 
ANTONIO GISBERT. 
BARCELONA, November ~7, 1901. 
Air. Ray to Air. Sic/des. 
No. 424.] DEPARTMENT OF STATE, 
    TV~is/tington, Aiarc/i 18, 1902. 
 SIR: I have to acknowledge the receipt of Mr. Storer's No. 634 of the 26th
ultimo, reporting the case of Mr. Antonio Gisbert y Bayot, a native of the
Philippine Islands, under the protection of the United States, who has been
called by the military authorities for service in the Spanish army. 
 You are referred to the Department's No. 423 of the 10th instant, which
indicated a course to be pursued by the legation. 
I am, etc., 
 JOHN HAY. 
Air. Hay to Air. Sic/c/es. 
No. 427.] DEPARTMENT OF STATE, 
    lThs/ington, Aiarch 21, 1902. 
 SIR: I have to acknowledge the receipt of Mr. Storer's No. 642, of the 3d
instant, reporting the position assumed by the Spanish authorities in the
case of Antonio Gisbert y .Bayot. 
 In reply I have to say that the Department is of opinion that it is perhaps
not unreasonable for those authorities to require Mr. Gisbert to show the
place of his residence on April 11, 1899, the date of the exchange of ratifications
of the treaty of peace. 
 As his mother has gone to Manila to obtain the necessary evidence, no further
action seenis to be required at this time. 
 I am, etc., JOHN HAY. 
Air. &ckles to Air. hay. 
No. 667.] LEGATION OF THE UNITED STATES, 
Afadrid, June 12, 1902. 
 SIR: With reference to Department's instruction No. 423, bearing date March
10, concerning one Antonio Gisbert y Bayot, a native 


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