Brooks Adams writes to President Roosevelt to discuss Russian and Japanese interests in Manchuria, and he agrees with Roosevelt's and the Attorney General Knox's policy on U.S. Railroads. Adams gives his regards to Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt.
Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905); Railroads--U.S. states; China--Manchuria; Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948
Leigh S. J. Hunt predicts that war is in sight between Russia
and Japan and asks Nicholas Butler to keep President Roosevelt from
being swayed by Russian sympathizers. Hunt predicts that Japan
would be victorious and easily defeat Russia.
Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905); International relations
American explorer George Kennan encloses newspaper clippings
about involvement in the Russo-Japanese conflict. With the war
looming on the horizon, Kennan jokes that when "we 'devour Russia'"
President Roosevelt will make him "Civil Governor of Siberia."
William Woodville Rockhill, the U.S. diplomat, encloses
Ambassador Sternburg's suggestion concerning Germany's diplomatic
strategy as tensions heighten between Russia and Japan.
Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905); International relations; Sternburg, Hermann Speck von, Freiherr, 1852-1908
Secretary of State John Hay asks the United States ambassadors
to England, France, and Germany to consult with the Minister of
Foreign Affairs in each country. He proposes that if war breaks out
between Russia and Japan, the neutral powers encourage the
combatants to respect China's neutrality and limit hostilities so
as not to disturb the Chinese people.
Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905); China; United States. Department of State
As a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Hague,
Oscar S. Straus recommends exercising mediation articles of the
Hague Conventions as a way to avert a potential world war.
Japan regards any attempts at mediation in the Russo-Japanese
War as unfriendly in the belief that Russia is trying to delay in
order to complete preparations. Japan requires an immediate
agreement or further war. Russia wants all proposals to go through
Japan. Currently, attempts are being made to guarantee China's
Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905); War; Arbitration (International law); Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes; Neutrality; International relations; Japan; Russia; France; China; Hay, John, 1838-1905
William M. Folger writes concerning U.S. policy during the
Russo-Japanese War and makes recommendations concerning military
operations during the conflict.
Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905); International trade; China; United States. Department of Commerce and Labor; United States. Navy Department. Bureau of Ordnance; Hay, John, 1838-1905; Taylor, H. C. (Henry Clay), 1845-1904
The views of the U.S. will be communicated to signatories of the
Protocol of Peking.
Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905); United States. Department of State
The Arabian stallions weren't sent to President Roosevelt. It
was a newspaper story and the horses were actually sent to the
Louisiana Purchase Exposition. There might not be any horses left
for Ted Roosevelt as all of Roosevelt's horses are having health
issues and he currently is unable to ride. It appears that the
Panama treaty will be ratified but the situation in Santo Domingo
(Dominican Republic) is chaotic and Roosevelt had to intervene. He
hopes to defer doing more for as long as possible. Roosevelt has
been paying close attention to the Russo-Japanese War. Russia had
been behaving "very badly" in Asia and, secretly, Roosevelt is
pleased with the early Japanese victories.
Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905); Louisiana Purchase Exposition; Arabian horse; Horses--Health; International relations; Treaties--Ratification; Intervention (International law); War; Panama; Dominican Republic; Russia; Japan
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