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Page. In re petition of the Countess of Buena Vista for relief from a certain order of

the Military Governor of Cuba, and the claim of Dr. Don Gustavo Gallet Duplessis for similar relief and indemnity..

................... 194 The right of the government of the Philippine Islands, instituted by the Presi

dent of the United States, to regulate commercial intercourse with the archipelago; and, as an incident to such regulation, to impose import and export

duties ................................................................. 210 Report on objections made by the representatives of the Hongkong and Shang

hai Banking Corporation to Act No. 53 of the Philippine Commission, enti-
tled “An Act to prevent discrimination against the money of the United -

States by banking institutions” .........
In re order of Major-General Otis requiring Smith, Bell & Co., a banking

house at Manila, to turn over to the American authorities $100,000, held by

said house as the property of the insurgent forces in the Philippines....... The confiscation of private property of enemies in war....................... 264 In the matter of transmitting over the telegraph lines operated by the military

government of Cuba messages received from or destined for points in the United States, via Haiti and Santiago de Cuba...

281 In the matter of complaint made by the owner of the British vessel, Will o' the

Wisp, because of certain restrictions placed by the United States upon trade with the Sulu Islands, contrary, it is alleged, to the protocol of March 11, 1877, by the representatives of Great Britain, Germany, and Spain; also · the demand of said owners for $10,000 for damages occasioned by the enforcement of said restrictions ...............

... 302 The protection by the government of civil affairs in Cuba and the Philip, ines of trade-marks registered prior to the treaty of Paris (1898) in the International Registry at the Bureau of the Union for the Protection of Industrial Property, Berne, Switzerland, under the international agreement concluded April 14, 1891, to which Spain was a party.....

305 In re note of the imperial ambassador of Germany at this capital to the Secre

retary of State, complaining of the regulations and restrictions of trade with the inhabitants of the Sulu Islands, imposed by the military government of the Philippine Archipelago; also the correspondence between the United States consul-general at Singapore and the Imperial consul of Germany at that port, regarding the closing of the ports of the Sulu Archipelago to foreign commerce, by order of the commander of the United States military forces in the Philippine Islands ....

........... ........ 316 In re claims made against the United States by reason of the military opera

tions, encampment of troops, conduct of soldiers, etc., in Porto Rico, Cuba,

Hawaii, and the Philippines ....
Mining claims and appurtenant privileges in Cuba, Porto Rico, and the Phil-

ippines .................. .................. ....................... The right of municipalities in Cuba to grant permission to railroad companies

to cross or occupy highways, streets, and property belonging to said munici

palities, and the procedure to be followed in conferring such privilege ..... 374 Report on the draft of a proposed order of the military government authorizing

the organization of railroad companies in Cuba and the construction, main

tenance, and operation of railroads in that island ..... In the matter of an inquiry from the State Department regarding the claim of Merryweather & Sons, London, England, for damages occasioned by the refusal of the city of Manila to permit the further execution of an alleged contract for supplying certain fire apparatus.

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Page. The claim for $30,000 presented by the American Mail Steamship Company

for services rendered the United States in towing the United States Army transport McPherson to Hampton Roads......

................. The salary of the governor-general of Cuba and its payment out of the revenues of Cuba................ .........................

422 The statute prohibiting officers of the Army from holding civil offices...... Application of the purchasers of the San Juan and Rio Piedras Tramway for

confirmation of sale and transfer of concession, and for certain privileges desired upon completion of transfer...

........... 432 In the matter of annulling the alleged title to the island of Caja de Muertos and the phosphate deposits therein, granted by General Henry to Miguel

Porrata Doria in 1899...
In re contract with Woolf et al. regarding the manufacture and use of electro-

zone for public purposes in Habana, Cuba ...........
In the matter of the claim of Antonio Alvarez Nava y Lobo for the sum of

$30.000 damages for being deprived of the office of notary, held by him in

San Juan, P. R., under the Spanish régime................. ......... 454 Memorandum on the questions1. Do the municipalities of Porto Rico, under the conditions now existing

in the island, possess the right to contract loans and issue bonds for
public improvements ....

457 2. What method or procedure must be followed in exercising said right.. In re granting municipal franchises by the municipalities of Porto Rico .. 463 In the matter of the application of Fermin y Sagardia, an inhabitant of Porto

Rico, for compensation for damages occasioned by his property being stolen,

injured, and destroyed by robbers infesting the locality of his residence.... In the matter of the administration of the estate of Ramon Marti y Buguet, a

native of Tarragona, Spain, who died at Beaz, Santa Clara, without leaving a will ........

473 In re estate of Jacob Dubuque, deceased, and the administration thereof by the military authorities of the United States at Cienfuegos, Cuba .....

478 In the matter of the application of Sam Wing, a Chinese merchant, domiciled

in Providence, R. I., for an order by the Secretary of War, permitting him to enter the port of Manila, P. I., and thence proceed to Iloilo, to there engage in business as a merchant.....

....... 482 In the matter of the application of the board of harbor works of Ponce, P. R.,

to the Government of the United States, asking for the assistance of the Government of the United States in securing the payment of a claim asserted by said board of harbor works of Ponce against the Government of Spain for the sum of 27,503.06 pesos..

484 In re application to the President, of Juan B. Calero, to set aside and annul

certain judgments rendered by the courts of Cuba prior to American occupation of the island....

................ 486 Report on the application to the Secretary of War, made by Antonio Diaz

Herrera, an inhabitant of Cuba, requesting the Secretary of War to annul the

final decree of the judge of San Antonio de los Baños made May 25, 1897.. 487 In the matter of the application of Frank H. Griswold, Charles Bigelow, Iler

bert S. Griswold, and Joseph J. McNally, for articles of incorporation creating a corporation under and by virtue of the laws of Porto Rico; if such corporation can not be created under the laws of Porto Rico, as existing, then said applicants desire to become incorporated as a Porto Rico corporation under and by virtue of the Federal authority of the United States ..... 490 519

Page. In the matter of the application of Ramon Valdez for a revocable license to

occupy and utilize the water power of La Plata River at Comerio Falls, Porto Rico ..................

495 Memorandum respecting the exercise of the power to pardon under the military

government maintained in New Mexico; also the orders of the military government of Cuba relating to the exercise of the power to pardon under that

government............................................................ 501 In the matter of the commutation, by the courts of Cuba, of the sentences heretofore imposed by said courts on persons convicted of criminal offenses committed in Cuba when the convicted persons are serving out said sentences in prisons situated in territory now subject to the sovereignty of Spain........

507 In the matter of the contract between the united railways of the Havana and

Regla Warehouses, Limited, and the Cuban and Pan-American Express
Company ..............................................................

511 In the matter of the protest of M. F. Viondi, an inhabitant of the island of

Cuba and an attorney at law, against the order of the military governor of

Cuba dated July 29, 1899, being No. 124, Headquarters Division of Cuba... 514 The disposition to be made of certain effects of Mortimer Cook, deceased, now

in the possession of the military authorities of the United States in the Phil

ippines..... Extradition of fugitives from justice who have taken refuge in Cuba under military government...

523 In re claim of Don José Cagigas against the military government of Cuba for

damages to the tug Catalina by a collision with the Government boat Narciso Deulofeu in Habana Harbor

.............. 526 In re claim of the Eastern Extension Telegraph Company for payment by the United States of subsidy provided for by the terms of the concession granted by the Government of Spain ......

.............. Claim of Vicente and José Usera relating to an alleged Spanish concession for

the construction of a tramway on the public highway from the city of Ponce, P. R., to the Barrio de la Marina ......

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531 In the matter of the contract for a market house at Sancti Spíritus, Cuba.

and the rights thereunder of Primitivo Gutierrez, a Spanish subject........ 534 Report on the right of the municipality of Habana to exercise over property

owned by said city, the rights which by law belong to the peaceful possession of property ..............

541 Report on the question of inserting a charge of “conspiracy” in the criminal

complaints against Neely and Rathbone; and the inadvisability of joining

both defendants in one complaint which shall include all the charges....... 545 Report as to the ownership and right to dispose of vessels disabled and sunk

in the coastal waters of Cuba by the naval forces of the United States during the Spanish-American war........

........ In re request of the military government of Cuba that the War Department

request the State Department to apply to the Government of Spain for the

release from prison of Eulogio Idulla Saez... In re note from the Spanish minister at this capital to the Secretary of State suggesting the conclusion of an agreement between the Government of the United States and the Government of Spain in respect of the disposition of the stationary batteries, war material, etc., left by the forces of Spain in Cuba and Porto Rico, upon the failure of the mixed evacuation commissions to agree as to the title and final disposition thereof.....

. 566 The concession to canalize the Matadero River from the Cristina Bridge to the Bay of Atares.

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Page. The grant of franchises by Spanish officials in Cuba after the signing of the

protocol of August 12, 1898...... Construction to be given the Congressional enactment approved March 2, 1901,

relating to the public lands and timber in the Philippines............ In re claim of Messrs. "Sobrinos de Herrera (nephews of Herrera) for payment

of damages occasioned by the seizure of the steamer San Juan in the harbor of Santiago de Cuba on or about July 17, 1898, by the military forces of the United States ..

615 Report on the duty collectible on the wreck of a steamer brought into Porto

Rico and there gold while that island was under military government...... 619 The right to dispose of the moneys found in the Spanish treasuries in Manila

and seized by the military forces of the United States when that city was captured..

621 In re claim of Don J. Antonio Mompó y Plá for the return of an alleged excess of duties amounting to $5,624.15 imposed at Manila on a shipment of wine landed at that port ....

625 In the matter of the application of the Western Railway of Habana, Limited,

for permission to exercise rights alleged to have been secured by a concession for extension of the railway granted by the Spanish military authorities in Cuba, November 24, 1898 .........

........................ 630 In re claim made by the Government of Spain, that paragraph 14 of General

Orders, No. 19, issued by the military governor of Porto Rico, is in violation

of Article XII of the treaty of peace between the United States and Spain. 646 Report on proposed judicial order by the military government of Porto Rico

respecting "the payment of debts contracted in Mexican money”......... 648 In re revocable license, heretofore ordered issued to Charles B. Gaskill et al.,

to construct and operate an electric railway on certain streets in the city of

Ponce, P. R., and from said city across the Portuguese River to Playa...... Comparison between the laws of the United States against treason, sedition,

etc., and the provisions of Act No. 292 of the Philippine Commission....... 655 Insurrection against the military government in New Mexico and California, 1847 and 1848 .......

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