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Congressional Edition Volume 2276 (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,041
Discovery Miles 10 410
Congressional Edition Volume 2276 (Paperback): United States Congress

Congressional Edition Volume 2276 (Paperback)

United States Congress

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...I am, &c, EOLLIN M. DAGGETT. No. 197. Mr. Daggett to Mr. Frelinghuysen. No. 108. Legation Of The United States, Honolulu, December 21, 1883. (Eeceived January 12, 1884.) Sir: Agreeably to the instruction embraced in your dispatch of November 15, 1883 "(No. 38), on the 7th instant (No. 242) I addressed a communication to His Hawaiian Majesty's minister of foreign affairs, briefly referring to the exclusive permission for the transportation of Chinese laborers to these islands accorded by the Hawaiian Government to the Pacific Mail and Occidental and Oriental Steamship Companies some time in July last; to the transfer of that permission, about three months thereafter, to the Oceanic Steamship Company; of the alleged proffer by the latter to assign the concession, first, to the Pacific Mail Steamship Company, for a consideration, and subsequently to the Occidental and Oriental Steamship Company, a corporation organized under the laws of Great Britain; and claiming that provisions of the treaty of 1849 between the United States and Hawaii forbidding discrimination against the vessels or commerce of the United States had thereby been contravened, and asking the Hawaiian Government to take such measures as would repair and in the future prevent such discrimination. Keplying uuder date of the 10th instant, his excellency the minister of foreign affairs expresses surprise that the Pacific Mail Steamship Company should have appealed to the United States Government for relief. He refers to the many favors accorded that company by the Hawaiian Government; claims that no contract or agreement with that corporation has been violated; that the privilege of transporting Chinese laborers to these islands was transferred to the Oceanic Steamship...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: United States Congress
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 21mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 404
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-77298-0
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-231-77298-0
Barcode: 9781231772980

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