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and Taoism. The Buddhists the most numer.
ant churches. 790 Same to same...
Jan. 11 Emperor's assumption of the Government; spec.
ulation as to consequences; age, education, and
other internal improvements to come. 793 | Same to same...
Jan. 18 Slandering foreigners in China : Copy of letter
on the subject from the dean of the diplomatic
quieting such snperstitions. 816 Same to same..
Feb. 6 Marriage certificates and mixed marriages: Mr.
Denby's reply to Department's number 375, of
red to. They bave decided not to marry.
marriage. 8.27 Mr. Denby to Mr. Bayard... Feb. 25 Marriage of the Emperor: Iucloses copy of the
Yamen's official announcementof the Emperor's
approaching nuptials, and Mr. Denby's reply. 831 Same to samo...............
The Empress Regent's retirement near at hand:
Brief review of her life and character. Events immediately preceding her assumption of government. A former effort to retire. The reconquest of Kansuh, Sungaria, Kulilja, and Kashgaria. The French and Chinese difficulty over Tonquin and Annam. Result of the war. Relations with England. Case of a British officer named Margary murdered in Yunnan. English occupation of Upper Bur. mah; stipulations thereupon. Surrender by England to China of Port Hamilton. Relations with Japan. Relations between China and the United States. Riots involving property and persons of foreigners in China deprecated by the Government. Development of the imperial maritime custom sirvice, and lighting of the coast. Naval progress. Telegraph; mining: railroads; steamers on the rivers. Study of mathematics and the physical sciences, and revival of educa tion in general. Western learning favored. Boys sent to the United States to be educated. Improvement and progress sketched; mainly due to will power of the Empress. Her place in
the atfections of the people, and in history. Same to same.....
Mar. 4 | Emperor's assumption of government: Incloses
official notice, by copy. Ceremonial obsery.
ances by diplomatio corps. 837 Same to same............... Mar. 5 The Empress Regent: Her refusal to receive a
petition and punishment of the Censor. Decreo
mitted by custom to participate in public cere-
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of the reply of Tsung-li Yamen to the Presi.
Yamen to the diplomatic corps by her decree;
morial to the throne submitted by the provis.
ional judge of Kuangtupg.
note from Mr. Denby to the Tsung-li Yámen on
tlement with local authorities.
East: vitality, perseverance, and colonizing
the Chinese of the Mongolians and Manchus.
of the officers in charge to the board of pun-
perial decree inclosed.
of burial, namely, water, wood, metal, earth,
97 Same to samo....
900 Same to kame....
CORRESPONDENCE WITH TUE LEGATION OF CHINA AT WASHINGTON.
Chinese laborers at San Francisco, some of
Secretary of the Treasury, who is intrusted
the Treasury quoted; copy of law inclosed.
of the act of Congress making appropriation for
CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE LEGATION OF CHINA AT WASHINGTON-Continua
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1888. Mr. Chang Yen Hoon to Mr. Dec. 24 Chinese Indemn ty: The Chinese minister has Bayard.
ohed to Peking for an imperial decree giving him authority to receive amount of lu. demnity. He will ob receiving the decree pro
pose a day for payment.
1889. Same to samo.....
Jan. 3 Chinese Indemnity: The Chinese minister au.1
tborized by imperial telegraphic decree to re-
be named for its payment.
vited to the Department of State to receive pay.
ment of the indempitr Mr. Chang Yen Hoon to Mr. Jan. 7 Chinese Indemnity: Tbe Chinese minister will Bay ru.
call at the Department of State to receivu pay.
mept of the indemnity. Sanie to same ..
Jan. 11 | Chinese Indemnity: Receipt for the indemnity
* paid out of humane consideration and without
reference to the question of liability thereof." Same to samo...
Jan. 18 Exclusion of Chinese: Refusal of steamers ply.
ing between Havana and New York o take on
the Secretary of the Treasury Sanie to samo.
... Jan. 26 Esclusion of Chinese: Act of October 1, 1888, in
Telation to the probibition of the coming of Chi-
States Government from review of correspond
who desire transit through the United States not
CORRESPONDENCE WITH TIC LEGATION OF CHINA AT WASHINGTON-Continued.
Frun and to whom.
ruary 28: Mr. Chang starts for Washington
by United States consul.general at Havana,
through the United States referred to the Secre-
replied, expressing an opinion.
of the Treasury has delayed reply to Mr. Shu's
Bayard or the Attorney General.
Bavard's note of February 2, in relation to the
subjects by the United States. Samo to samo....
Feb. 26 Exclusion of Chinese: The present obstacle to
transit of Chinese subjects through the United
will be continued.
Chang's note of February 25 in relation to mis-
through the United States not affected by any
turbed ; telegrams on the subject inclosed.
to the President for the latter's congratulations
upon the event. Mr. Blaine to Mr. Chang Mar. 13 Maruiage of the Emperor : The President's satis. Yen loon.
faction in the bappiness and prosperity of China
and its ruler.
of January 26 on the subject of laws of Con.
i be views of Senators Sherman and Evarts. Sanie to save ............... July 10 | Exclusion of Chinese: Incloses dranght of a form
of identification certificate proposed for adop-
sideration and adoption.
8th instant, in relation to act of Congress in
form of identification certificate has been sub
140 CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE LEGATION OF CHINA AT WASHINGTON-Continued.
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officers at Now Orleans to allow transit through
asks prompt decision of the case.
relation to detention of twelve Chinese laborers
ury finds Mr. Chang's draught of a forin of
identification certificate satisfactory.
whether any new legislative measures have
subject of transit of Chinese subjects through
the Cnited States has occurred.
regulation requiring bond of $200 at the place of
the requirement, and hopes for an early answer. Mr Blaine to Mr. Tsui Kwo Dec. 6 Exclusion of Chinese: Letter of the Secretary of Yin.
the Treasury received, giving his roasons for
General, and the Secretary of the Treasury.
privilege shown; modification of the Treasury
note from the Danish minister for foreign af