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TREATIES AND PROCLAMATIONS
AND TO MILITARY AFFAIRS
SIXTIETH CONGRESS-MARCH 4, 1907, TO MARCH 3, 1909
Senate Document, No. 105, Fifty-eighth Congress, second session, comprises :
First. All legislation enacted by the Congress of the United States during the period embraced between March 4, 1897, the beginning of the first session of the Fifty-fifth Congress, and March 3, 1903, the date of the adjournment of the Fifty-seventh Congress, concerning the Philippines, Hawaii, Porto Rico, the Samoan Islands, Guam, and Cuba, the late Spanish-American war, and the Army and Navy of the United States.
Second. All proclamations issued by the President, and treaties entered into by the United States during the said period, concerning any of the abovementioned islands, together with the treaty providing for “ Lease to the United States by the Government of Cuba of certain areas of land and water for naval or coaling stations in Guantanamo and Bahia Honda," ratified October 6, 1903, and the proclamation of the President, dated December 17, 1903, of the “Commercial Convention between the United States and Cuba.”
Senate Document No. 204, Fifty-ninth Congress, second session, contains:
First. All legislation enacted by the Fifty-eighth Congress of the United States, March 4, 1903-March 3, 1905, pertaining to Alaska, Cuba, Guam, Hawaii, the Isthmian Canal Zone, the Midway Islands, the Philippine Islands, Porto Rico, and Samoa (Tutuila).
Second, All treaties and conventions entered into by the United States during the same period which affect any of the above territory.
Third. All proclamations issued by the President during the same period concerning any of the above territory.
Fourth. All claims originating during the Spanish-American war or in any of the territory mentioned, the payment of which was authorized by said Congress.
Fifth. All legislation enacted by the Fifth-eighth Congress pertaining to the Spanish Treaty Claims Commission and to such claims as have been finally adjudicated by it.
Sixth. Certain legislation enacted by said Congress affecting the organization and discipline of the Army and Navy.
Seventh. A list of leading cases, with statements and syllabi, which arose in or relate to the insular and isthmian possessions of the United States, and Cuba, heard and decided in the Supreme Court of the United States between January 1, 1898, and December 3, 1906.
Senate Document No. 47, Sixty-first Congress, first session, includes: First. All data similar to that contained in Senate Document No. 204, Fiftyninth Congress, second session, during the period from March 4, 1905, to March 3, 1907, the term of the Fifty-ninth Congress, and the several treaties, modus vivendi, and proclamation, between January 1, 1898, and July 25, 1907, showing the relations between the United States and the Dominican Republic.
Second. A list of leading cases, with statements and syllabi, which arose in or relate to the noncontiguous territory and isthmian possessions of the United States, Alaska, and Cuba, heard and decided in the Supreme Court of the United States between January 1, 1907,4 and June 1, 1909.
* No cases bearing on the subjects embraced in this compilation were decided between December 3, 1906, and January 1, 1907.
Third. Official opinions of the Attorney-General of the United States rendered during the period from January 1, 1898, to June 17, 1908, upon questions of interest to the noncontiguous territory of the United States, and Cuba.
Fourth. A list of the principal officials of the Philippine Islands, Porto Rico, Hawaii, Alaska, Guam, Tutuila (Samoa), and Cuba on December 1, 1908.
The present volume contains:
First. All legislation enacted by the Sixtieth Congress, March 4, 1907-March 3, 1909, pertaining to the noncontiguous territory of the United States.
Second. All treaties and conventions affecting any of the said territory entered into by the United States during the same period, and,
Third. All proclamations concerning any of such territory issued by the President during said period.
Service. (April 16, 1908, Public No. 96, chap. 145, 35 Stat. L., pt. 1,