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Memorandum from Alvey A. Adee

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Assistant Secretary Adee writes to the Department of State about a telegram the Chinese Minister Cheng Liang  received from his government. The telegram states that assurance had been given to Minister Conger concerning the opening of two ports in Manchuria. He also writes about the attitude of the United States regarding the Shanghai sedition trials.

Resource Type: Memorandum

Subject: Chinese--Politics and government; Trials (Sedition); Comparative advantage (International trade); Treaty-making power; China--Manchuria; China--Shanghai; United States; Russia; Washington (D.C.); United States. Department of State; Conger, Edwin H. (Edwin Hurd), 1843-1907; Liang, Cheng, 1864-1917

Date: 1903-08-21

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robert Harry Munro Ferguson

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President Roosevelt is pleased with the arbitration of the Alaska boundary dispute. The Canadians are complaining that they should have had treaty making powers but Roosevelt believes that if they did then Canada would have received even less.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Arbitration, International; Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes; Boundary disputes; Treaty-making power; International relations; Canada; Great Britain

Date: 1903-10-24

Letter from Nicholas Murray Butler to Theodore Roosevelt

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Nicholas Murray Butler relates a conversation between himself and Professor Burgess about whether the Senate may amend a treaty and the right of a president to veto an appropriation bill.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Treaty-making power; Veto; Burgess, Samuel E.

Date: 1905-02-17

Letter from Alvey A. Adee to Benjamin F. Barnes

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Acting Secretary Adee encloses for President Roosevelt dispatches from Peking regarding the American boycott and the ongoing peace talks between Russia and Japan.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905); International Peace Conference; International relations; Boycotts; Ambassadors; Emperors; Foreign ministers; Treaty-making power; Foreign Delegations to China; China; China--Beijing; Russia; Japan; Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914

Date: 1905-08-22

Letter from Henry Cabot Lodge to Theodore Roosevelt

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Senator Lodge went through Senator Crane in order to impress upon the Taft administration the dangers of an open debate on the arbitration treaties. Lodge believes that his resolution will be suitable as it is of a general nature and will allow the treaty making powers of the United States to reject any question they choose.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Arbitration, International; International relations--Treaties; Treaties--Language; Sovereignty; Treaty-making power; United States. Congress. Senate; Crane, Winthrop Murray, 1853-1920

Date: 1912-01-11

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