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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 forty-fifth Congress, 1877-'78
(1877-1878)

[Contents] Appendix: List of papers, with their subjects,   pp. [III]-VI PDF (1.5 MB)


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IV                                  LIST OF PAPERS.
                            CENTRAL AMERICAN STATES.
No. From whom and to whom.         Date.                        Snbject.
                Page.
  9  Mr. Williamson to Mr. Guatemala, Sep-      Report: Statistics of Central
American-      1
       Evarts.                 tember 24,1877.    trade; balance against
the United States;
                                                  difficulties in the way
of increase are high
                                                  freights, insurance and
commissions and
                                                  bad packing; German commercial
enter-
                                                  prise; the commerce of
the Caribbean
                                                  and Pacific coasts compared;
high tariffs;
                                                  statistical tables.
                                            CHILI.
 10   Mr.Osborn toMr. Evarts. Santiago, Septem- 'Decline of trade between
the United States  31
                               ber 7, 1877.       and Chili; prospects of
improvements;
                                                  will collect and forward
statistics.
                                         COLOMBIA.
 11   Mr. Thoyington to Mr. Aspinwall,     An- Forwards facts in relation
to United States
        Evarts.                gust 27, 1877.     trade with Guatemala.
                                         DENMARK.
      Mr.CramertoMr.Evarts. Copenhagen, Octo- Report: Obstacles to trade
between the
  12-*                         ber 31, 1877.      United States and Denmark;
suggests di- I
                                                  rect lines of vessels and
introduction of
                                                  American coal; the secrets
of the butter
                                                  trade; sales of goods by
samples recom-
                                                  mended.
13 Mr. Bridgland to
      Seward.
14 Mr. Bartlett to
      Seward.
                  FRANCE.
Mr. Havre, September    Report: Great increase of the trade in In-
       4,11877.           dian corn; its employment as cattle-feed;
                          shipments from New Oleans.
Mr. St. Pierre de Mar-  Report: Trade with the United States; coal,
       tiniqne,bNovem-    carriages, &c.; necessity of direct com-
       ber 4, 1877.       munication greatly felt.
GERMANY,
Mr. Kreismann to Mr.    Berlin, October 15,
  Seward.                 1877.
Mr. Steuart to Mr. Sew- Leipsic,October 127,
  ard.                    1877.
Mr. Griggs to Mr. Sew-  Chemnitz, October
  ard.
  Mr. Lee to Mr. Seward.
-do     .................
  '29, 1877.
Frankfort. Septem
  ber 11, 1877.
Frankft rt, Novem
  ber 28, 1877.
Report: Detailed statement of American
  productions sold in Germany; defects of
  American packing.
Report: The Philadelpb~aExhibition caused
  inquiry for American products; certain
  goods ih demand; suggested exhibition of
  samples at the semi-annual Leipsic fairs.
Report: Difficulties of enlarging trade with
  an over-productive country like Saxony;
  German resistance to innovations; samn-
  ple'-warehouses in Bremen or Hamburg
  suggested.
Report: Increased trade dependent on re-
  ci~procal sale of German products in the
  United States; cheapness and utility of
  innovations must be made known; sample
  depot at Frankfort suggested; conveni-
  ence of communication with Frankfort
  by water.
Additional observations on trade; depres-
  sion in Germany; growing inferiority of the
  quality of German productions: complaints
  against the tariff of the United States;
  American competition in leather, ma-
  chines, textile fabrics, provisions, &c.,
  considered in detail; letters from five
  German merchants.
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