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Browsing items in: Henry White Family Papers - John Hay-Henry White Correspondence

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    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, September 8, 1897

    • hawp001
    • Diplomatic and consular service, American--Great Britain; Statesmen--United States--Correspondence; United States--Foreign relations--1897-1901; White, Henry, 1850-1927--Correspondence;
    • In this letter dated September 8, 1897, written from Fyvie Castle in Scotland, Hay makes travel and communication arrangements and discusses routine consular work. (Editor's note: The materials mentioned on pages 3 and 4 are not included with this...
    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, February 24, 1898

    • hawp002
    • Diplomatic and consular service, American; Maine (Battleship); Spanish-American War, 1898--Causes; Statesmen--United States--Correspondence; United States--Foreign relations--1897-1901; White, Henry, 1850-1927--Correspondence;
    • In this letter dated February 24, 1898, written from Egypt, Hay writes of his travels and of his shock at the news of the explosion of the U. S. S. Maine in the Havana Harbor.
    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, March 15, 1898

    • hawp003
    • Diplomatic and consular service, American; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Statesmen--United States--Correspondence; United States--Foreign relations--1897-1901; White, Henry, 1850-1927--Correspondence;
    • In this letter dated March 15, 1898, written from Venice, Italy, Hay describes his efforts to stay abreast of current events while traveling and reflects on McKinley's first year in office. (Editor's note: The "note from Rowland Hazard" mentioned...
    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, March 19, 1898

    • hawp004
    • Cruisers (Warships)--United States; Diplomatic and consular service, American--Great Britain; Spanish-American War, 1898--Diplomatic history; Statesmen--United States--Correspondence; United States--Foreign relations--1897-1901; White, Henry,...
    • In this letter dated March 19, 1898, written from Brighton, England, Hay congratulates White on concluding a deal that White annotated as "the purchase of two ships of war from Brazil." The ships, which were being built in Britain for Brazil, were...
    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, December 9, 1898

    • hawp005
    • Diplomatic and consular service, American; Diplomatic and consular service, American--Selection and appointment; Great Britain. Treaties, etc. United States, 1850 April 19; Great Britain. Treaties, etc. United States, 1901 November 18; Salisbury,...
    • In this letter dated December 9, 1898, Hay writes about instructions to consult with Lord Salisbury, British Prime Minister, regarding Hay-Pauncefote Treaty negotiations. The attachment included with this letter is a copy of Instruction No. 976, a...
    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, January 3, 1899

    • hawp006
    • Alaska--Boundaries--Canada; Diplomatic and consular service, American; Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918--Correspondence; Herschell, Farrer Herschell, Baron, 1837-1899--Correspondence; Statesmen--United States--Correspondence;...
    • In this typewritten letter dated January 3, 1899, Hay writes about the failure to resolve the Alaskan boundary dispute and attaches detailed typewritten letters exchanged between Lord Herschell and Senator Fairbanks, two members of the Canadian...
    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, January 10, 1899

    • hawp007
    • Alaska--Boundaries--Canada; Chamberlain, Joseph, 1836-1914; Diplomatic and consular service, American; Diplomatic and consular service, American--Selection and appointment; Herschell, Farrer Herschell, Baron, 1837-1899; Statesmen--United...
    • In this letter dated January 10, 1899, Hay reacts to White's recent letter to Secretary of State for the Colonies Joseph Chamberlain about Lord Herschell's role in resolving the Alaskan boundary dispute. White labeled the letter "the nearest...
    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, January 13, 1899

    • hawp008
    • Diplomatic and consular service, American; Great Britain. Treaties, etc. United States, 1901 November 18; Statesmen--United States--Correspondence; United States--Foreign relations--1897-1901; White, Henry, 1850-1927--Correspondence;
    • In this typewritten letter dated January 13, 1899, Hay writes bluntly about developments in Hay-Pauncefote Treaty negotiations and the challenge of securing Senate approval. The typed 4-page attachment is a draft agreement.
    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, February 14, 1899

    • hawp009
    • Alaska--Boundaries--Canada; Diplomatic and consular service, American; Great Britain. Treaties, etc. United States, 1901 November 18; Panama Canal (Panama)--History; Statesmen--United States--Correspondence; United States--Foreign...
    • In this typewritten letter dated February 14, 1899, Hay writes about the inter-related nature of the Isthmian canal and the Alaska border issues.
    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, February 21, 1899

    • hawp010
    • Alaska--Boundaries--Canada; Diplomatic and consular service, American; Statesmen--United States--Correspondence; United States--Foreign relations--1897-1901; White, Henry, 1850-1927--Correspondence;
    • In this typewritten letter dated February 21, 1899, Hay reflects on the unsuccessful efforts to resolve the Alaskan boundary dispute. (Editor's note: The "Final Protocol of the Commissioners" mentioned on page 1 is not included with this letter.)
    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, March 22, 1899

    • hawp011
    • Choate, Joseph Hodges, 1832-1917; Diplomatic and consular service, American; Statesmen--United States--Correspondence; United States--Foreign relations--1897-1901; White, Henry, 1850-1927--Correspondence;
    • In this letter dated March 22, 1899, now Secretary of State Hay reflects on the arrival of his replacement in London, Ambassador Joseph H. Choate.
    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, May 16, 1899

    • hawp012
    • Diplomatic and consular service, American; Military education--United States; United States--Foreign relations--1897-1901; United States Naval Academy--Admission; White, Henry, 1850-1927--Correspondence;
    • In this typewritten letter dated May 16, 1899, Hay writes about personal matters, plans to secure American Embassy property in London, and miscellaneous consular activity. See item hawp103 for more information on Teresa O. de Prevost.
    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, June 26, 1899

    • hawp013
    • Alaska--Boundaries--Canada; Diplomatic and consular service, American; Statesmen--United States--Correspondence; United States--Foreign relations--1897-1901; White, Henry, 1850-1927--Correspondence; White, Henry, 1850-1927--Family;
    • In this typewritten letter dated June 26, 1899, Hay writes primarily of mutual social acquaintances and reflects on the current status of the Alaskan border dispute. He remembers fondly time spent at Wilton Park, White's English country home near...
    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, December 27, 1899

    • hawp014
    • Diplomatic and consular service, American; South African War, 1899-1902--Great Britain; Statesmen--United States--Correspondence; United States--Foreign relations--1897-1901; White, Henry, 1850-1927--Correspondence;
    • In this letter dated December 27, 1899, Hay writes about political events in Washington, D.C. and the Boer War.
    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, February 27, 1900

    • hawp015
    • Diplomatic and consular service, American; Statesmen--United States--Correspondence; Virgin Islands of the United States--History; United States--Foreign relations--1897-1901; White, Henry, 1850-1927--Correspondence;
    • In this letter dated February 27, 1900, Hay writes about the Canal Convention being in limbo, as well as negotiations between the United States and Denmark regarding the United States proposal to purchase Denmark's Caribbean islands (Virgin Islands...
    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, March 6, 1900

    • hawp016
    • Alaska--Boundaries--Canada; Diplomatic and consular service, American; South African War, 1899-1902--Great Britain; Statesmen--United States--Correspondence; United States--Foreign relations--1897-1901; White, Henry, 1850-1927--Correspondence;
    • In this typewritten letter dated March 6, 1900, Hay addresses the Boer War and the Alaskan border dispute.
    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, March 18, 1900

    • hawp017
    • Diplomatic and consular service, American; Great Britain. Treaties, etc. United States, 1901 November 18; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; South African War, 1899-1902--Great Britain; Statesmen--United States--Correspondence; United States--Foreign...
    • In this letter dated March 18, 1900, Hay writes about an amendment to the Hay-Pauncefote Treaty, the re-election of President McKinley, the Boer War, and the evolution of Anglo-American relations.
    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, March 27, 1900

    • hawp018
    • Diplomatic and consular service, American; Eastern question (Far East); Puerto Rico--Relations--United States; Statesmen--United States--Correspondence; United States--Foreign relations--1897-1901; United States--Politics and government--1897-1901;...
    • In this letter dated March 27, 1900, Hay writes about Puerto Rico and his pursuit of the Open Door Policy in China. (Editor's note: The enclosure mentioned on page 1 is not included with this letter.)
    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, April 2, 1900

    • hawp019
    • Cassini, Arturo Paul Nicholas, Marquis de Capuzzuchi de Bologna, Count de Cassini, 1836-1913; Diplomatic and consular service, American; Eastern question (Far East); Statesmen--United States--Correspondence; United States--Foreign...
    • In this typewritten letter dated April 2, 1900, Hay writes of the interaction between the United States and Russia over the Open Door Policy. Discussed especially is Arturo Paul Cassini, Russian Ambassador to the United States. The letter is...
    • Letter: John Hay to Henry White, May 26, 1900

    • hawp020
    • Diplomatic and consular service, American; Marie Louise, Princess, granddaughter of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1872-1956; White, Henry, 1850-1927--Correspondence;
    • In this typewritten letter dated May 26, 1900, Hay writes about the intrigue associated with Princess Aribert traveling incognito. Princess Marie Louise was a member of the British Royal Family and granddaughter of Queen Victoria. In 1891 she...

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