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1868. 1513 Mr. Adams to Mr. | Jan. Fenian projects in England and Ireland ...

Seward. 1516 ....do....

Jan, 8 London Times on the law of allegiance 1517 .do..

Jan. 11 Case of Ricord O. S. Burke, arrested in

London on the charge of complicity with

the Fenian conspiracy.
1518 .do....... Jan. 11 Historicus on the law of allegiance..
2118 Mr. Seward to Mr. Jan. 13 Alabama claims, San Juan boundary, natu-
Adams.

ralization, fishery, and extradition ques-
tions, all sources of controversy between

the two countries. 2119

Jan. 13 | Strong feeling in the United States against

Great Britain, growing out of the treat-
ment of naturalized American citizens in

the latter country.
1521 Mr. Adams to Mr. Jan. 15 Naturalization question. Trial of Ricord
Seward.

O. S. Burke. 2123 Mr. Seward to Mr. Jan. 20 The question between Nicaragua and Great Adams.

Britain concerning the Mosquito territory. 1522 Mr. Adams to Mr. | Jan. 21

Arrest of George Francis Train at Queens-
Seward.

town for alleged complicity in the Fenian

conspiracy. 1525 do.... Jan. 25 Action of the British government in rela

tion to the Fenian conspiracy. 1530 do... Feb. 5 The question between Nicaragua and Great

Britain concerning the Mosquito territory. 1531 do... Feb. 5 | Arrest and discharge of Michael McKeen,

at Queenstown, charged with complicity

in the Fenian conspiracy. 1535 .do.... Feb. 11 Cases of Burke and Nagle, charged with

complicity in the Fenian conspiracy. 1538

do... Feb. 14 Ministerial crisis in Great Britain..
2131 Mr. Seward to Mr. Feb. 14 Inclosing correspondence with Mr. Ban.
Adams.

croft concerning the negotiation of a
naturalization treaty between Prussia and

the United States. Tel.

..do... Feb. 17 Employment of counsel for Nagle.. Tel. Mr. Adams to Mr. Feb. 18 Same subject....

Seward.
Tel. Mr. Seward to Mr. | Feb. 18 Same subject....

Adams.
1539 Mr. Adams to Mr. Feb. 18 Questions of controversy between Great
Seward.

Britain and the United States. 1540 .do.... Feb. 19 | Employment of counsel for Nagle.. 1543 .do...

Feb. 26 Ministerial changes in Great Britain. 1546 ......do...

Mar. 3 Trial of William J. Nagle and others in Ire

land. 2139 Mr. Seward to Mr. Mar. 6 Case of Michael McKeen, arrested at Adams.

Queenstown. Executive order concern

ing passports. 2141 ..do...

Mar.

7 Naturalization question. Clemency re

quested in behalf of Lynch, McMahon,
Warren, and Nagle. Alabama and other
questions to be reserved until a conclu-
sion is come to in regard to the naturali-

zation question.
1549 Mr. Adams to Mr. Mar. 7 Debate in the House of Commons on the
Seward.

Alabama question. 1331 ..do... Mar. 11 Debate in the House of Commons upon the

state of Ireland.

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1552 Mr. Adams to Mr. Mar. 11 Assistance rendered by the United States
Seward.

government to American citizens charged
with participation in Fenian schemes in

Ireland.
1556 ..do....... Mar. 20 Presentation to him of an address from the

International League for Peace. 1557 do.. .... Mar. 21 | Debate in the House of Commons on the

question of citizenship and naturaliza.

tion.
2144 Mr. Seward to Mr. Mar. 23 Mode of settling the naturalization ques-
Adams.

tion and the San Juan boundary ques-
tion. When these are arranged the Ala-
bama claims can be taken into consider-

ation,
1558 Mr. Adams to Mr. Mar. 24 | Anticipated release of Nagle and others con-
Seward.

nected with the Jacmel expedition. Dis.

charge of Stephen J. Meany Tel. Mr. Seward to Mr. Mar. 25 Naturalization question

Adams.
Tel. Mr. Adams to Mr. Mar. 26 Same subject....

Seward.
Tel. Mr. Seward to Mr. Mar. 26 Same subject....

Adams.
1562 Mr. Adams to Mr. Mar. 28 Same subject....

Seward. 1565 .do...

April 1 Same subject. Clemency to be shown to

persons imprisoned for complicity in Fe.
nian conspiracy

British domestic poli

tics. 2151 Mr. Seward to Mr. April 4 Retirement of Mr. Adams from the mission Adams.

to England. Tel. Mr. Adams to Mr. April 6 Payment of expenses of the return to the Seward.

United States of liberated Fenian prison

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Tel. Mr. Seward to Mr. April 6 Same subject....

Adams,
Tel. Mr. Adams to Mr. April 7 Same subject....

Seward.
Tel. Mr. Seward to Mr. April 7 Same subject....

Adams.
3568 Mr. Adams to Mr. April 8 Same subject....

Seward. 1569

April 8 The result of the debate on the Irish church

bill may cause some delay in the nego

tiations between the two countries. 2154 Mr. Seward to Mr. April 10 Delay of the British government on the Adams.

naturalization question regretted. 2156 .do..

April 13 | Reforms in the system of judicial procedure

affecting foreigners in Egypt. 1571 Mr. Adams to Mr. April 14 Case of William J. Nagle....

Seward. 1575 ......do.....

April 22

American citizens imprisoned in Ireland ... 2165 Mr. Seward to Mr. April 24 Naturalization question

Adams. 1583 Mr. Adams to Mr. May 2 Reforms in the systemfof judicial procedure Seward.

affecting foreigners in Egypt.. 1584 ...do....... May 2 Trial of Ricord O. S. Burke. Release of

the Fepian prisoners. 1587 ..do.

May 9 Release of William J. Nagle... 1590 ..do.

May 13 His audience with the Queen for the pur

pose of presenting his letter of recali.

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1868. 33 Mr. Moran to Mr. May 19 Same subject-Mr. Adams recalled .......

Seward. 35 ...do...

May 22 Release of Denis O'Conner from imprison

ment in Ireland. 5 Mr. Seward to Mr. May 27 The British government again urged to reMoran.

gotiate a naturalization treaty. 38 Mr. Moran to Mr. May 29 | Political situation in England...

Seward, 42 ...do..

June 3 Report of the royal commissioners concern

ing the working of the foreign enlist

ment act, 43 ...do.....

June 5 Case of John Warren, imprisoned, charged

with complicity in the Fenian conspiracy. .do..

June 12 | Naturalization question . 53 ..do..

June 16 Same subject. Interview with Lord Stan

ley. 12 | Mr. Seward to Mr. June 16 Distribution of the “Tributes of the NaMoran.

tions to Abraham Lincoln." 56 Mr. Moran to Mr. Jude 20 | Appointment of Mr. Reverdy Johnson as Seward.

minister to England. 57

June 20 Reforms in the system of judicial procedure

affecting foreigners in Egypt. 14 Mr. Seward to Mr. June 22 Resolution of the House of RepresentaMoran.

tives regarding the release of Warren and

Costello. 60 | Mr. Moran to Mr. June 27 Parliamentary debates on British affairs ...

Seward. 66 ..do..... July 4 Same subject... 70 ..do.... July 8 Distribution of the “ Tributes of the Na

tions to Abrabam Lincoln." 72 do..

July 11

Resolution of the House of Representa

tives regarding the release of Messrs.
Warren and Costello. Interview with

Lord Stanley.
21 Mr. Seward to Mr. July 16 Case of William G. Halpin, charged with
Moran.

complicity in the Fenian conspiracy. 75 Mr. Moran to Mr. July 18 Parliamentary debates on the subject of Seward.

naturalization and expatriation, 2 | Mr. Seward to Mr. July 20 In regard to the negotiation-first, of a Johnson.

naturalization treaty, to be followed by - one for the settlement of the San Juan boundary question; and then one concerning claims of the two governments

against each other, 78 Mr. Moran to Mr. July 25 Case of Jobu Warren...

Seward. 80 .do.... July 29 Parliamentary debates regarding the rela

tions between Great Britain and Mexico. 82 .do...

July 29

Comments of the British press on Mr.

Banks's bill for the protection of Ameri

can citizens abroad. 84 .do..

Aug. 1 Prorogation of the British Parliament... 88 .do..

Aug. 4

Detention of the United States steamer

Wasp by the allies in the war with Par

aguay. 89

Aug. 5 Distribution of the “Tributes of the Na.

tions to Abraham Lincoln." 90 do..

Aug. 5 Cases of Halpin, Warren and Costello .do..

Aug. 8 Distribution of the “Tributes of the Na

tions to Abraham Lincoln." 98 ... do... Aug. 12 | Same subject....

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1868. 100 Mr. Moran to Mr. Aug. 17 Same subject....

Seward. 6 Mr. Seward to Mr. Aug. 25 Detention of the United States steamer Johnson.

Wasp by the allies in the war with Par

aguay. 1 Mr. Johnson to Mr. Aug. 29 Presentation of his credentials...

Seward. 4 do... Aug. 29 Parliamentary document concerning the

cases of Messrs. Warren and Costello. 12 Mr. Seward to Mr. Sept. 3 Civil war in Japan. Neutrality of the Johnson.

United States and Great Britain. 14 Mr. Johnson to Mr. Sept. 12 Interview with Lord Stanley concerning Seward.

the naturalization, San Juan boundary,

and claims controversy. 15 Mr. Seward to Mr. Sept. 14 Presentation of Mr. Johnson's credentials.

Johnson. 16 ...do...... Sept. 14 Cases of Messrs. Warren and Costello..... 15 Mr. Johnson to Mr. Sept. 15 Presentation of his credentials...

Seward. 18 Mr. Seward to Mr. Sept. 17 Commercial treaty with China...

Johnson. 19 ... do..

Sept. 23 Case of William G. Halpin, charged with

complicity in the Fenian conspiracy. 20 .do.

Sept. 23 The San Juan boundary and the claims con

ventions not to be negotiated until after
the naturalization question is settled. Re-

lease of Messrs. Warren and Costello. 20 Mr. Johnson to Mr. Sept. 25 Same subject ...

Seward.
28 ... do..... Oct. 7 Naturalization question...,
Tel. Mr. Seward to Mr. | Oct. 7 Directing that instruction No. 20 be adhered
Johnson.

to.
Mr. Johnson to Mr. Oct. 9 Naturalization protocol sent by mail.

Seward.
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Oct. 9 Naturalization question... 30 ..do.

Oct. 9

Naturalization protocol inclosed. Comments 32

Oct. 14 Distribution of the “Tributes of the Nations

to Abraham Lincoln." 35 .do.

Oct. 17 San Juan boundary protocol inclosed. Re

marks. Tel. .do.... Oct. 20 Can he'sign claims convention on basis of

treaty of 1853. Tel. ...do...... Oct. 20 As to naming King of Prussia arbitrator in

the claims convention. Tel. Mr. Seward to Mr. Oct. 24 Same subject....

Johnson.
Tel. ..do... Oct. 25 Approving naturalization protocol. In-

structing Mr. Johnsou to hasten claims.

Claims convention. 31 ..do...

Oct. 26 Same subject.... Tel.

Mr. Jobpson to Mr. Oct. 27 Will try to hasten claims convention

Seward.
40 ......do...... Oct. 28 Interview with Lord Stanley concerning

the claims convention.
....do........ Oct. 29 Expects to sign claims convention next

week.
42 ..do....... Oct. 31 Same subject...
Tel.

Mr. Seward to Mr. Nov. 7 San Juan protocol right, except President of
Johnson.

the Swiss Confederation must be named
arbitrator. Claims protocol will meet

opposition.
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1868.
Mr. Johnson to Mr. Nov. 7 Thinks claims convention will be concluded
Seward.

in the course of a week.
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President of the Swiss Confederation as

arbitrator inclosed. ...do....

Nov. 10 Claims convention as sigued inclosed. Re

marks.
Mr. Seward to Mr. Nov. 11 Claims convention not received. Commis.
Johnson.

sion must sit in Washington.
Mr. Johnson to Mr. Nov. 12 Same subject.....

Seward.
Mr. Seward to Mr. Nov. 12 Same subject.....

Johnson.
Mr. Johnson to Mr. Nov. 14 Same subject....
Seward.
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Nov. 16 Same subject...
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Nov. 23 Same subject. Inclosing additional article

to claims convention, substituting Wash

ington for London.
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Nov. 24 In regard to changing San Juan boundary

protocol into a convention.
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Nov. 26 Same subject...
Mr. Seward to Mr. Nov. 26 Same subject. Claims convention useless
Johnson.

unless amended.
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Nov. 27 | Amending claims convention of Novem-

ber 10.
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Same subject.
Mr. Johnson to Mr. Nov. 28 Same subject..
Seward.
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Dec. 4 Case of Augustine E. Costello, charged with

complicity in the Fenian conspiracy.
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Dec. 5 In regard to amending claims convention

of November 10.
Mr. Seward to Mr. Dec. 7 Same subject...
Johnson.
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Dec. 14 Same subject.
Mr. Johnson to Mr. Dec. 16 Same subject..
Seward.
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Dec. 18 Same subject..
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Dec. 19 Same subject.
Mr. Seward to Mr. Dec. 20 Same subject...

Johnson.
Mr. Johnson to Mr. Dec. 23 Same subject.....

Seward.

...do.... Dec. 24 Same subject. Mr. Seward to Mr. Dec. 31 Same subject... Johnson.

1869.
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Jan, 2 Same subject...
Mr. Johnson to Mr. Jan. 9 Same subject...

Seward.
Mr. Seward to Mr. Jan. 11 Same subject......

Jobpson.

...do.... Jan. 12 Same subject...
Mr. Johnson to Mr. Jan. 12 Same subject..
Seward.

Jan. 13 Same subject......
.do.... Jan. 14 Claims and San Juan boundary conventions

signed as instructed.
Mr. Seward to Mr. Jan. 14 Requesting date of the signing of conven-
Johnson.

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