Our Eastern Question: America's Contact with the Orient and the Trend of Relations with China and Japan

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Century Company, 1916 - China - 543 pages
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Page 453 - India; (b) The preservation of the common interests of all Powers in China by insuring the independence and integrity of the Chinese Empire and the principle of equal opportunities for the commerce and industry of all nations in China...
Page 447 - free ports"), no matter to what nationality it may belong, and that duties so leviable shall be collected by the Chinese Government. Third. That it will levy no higher 128 129 harbor dues on vessels of another nationality frequenting any port in such "sphere...
Page 273 - China to develop and maintain for herself an effective and stable government; (3) To use their influence for the purpose of effectually establishing and maintaining the principle of equal opportunity for the commerce and industry of all nations throughout the territory of China...
Page 452 - If in the above event any other Power or Powers should join in hostilities against that ally, the other High Contracting Party will come to its assistance and will conduct the war in common, and make peace in mutual agreement with it.
Page 468 - Should any event occur threatening the status quo as above described or the principle of equal opportunity as above defined, it remains for the two governments to communicate with each other in order to arrive at an understanding as to what measures they may consider it useful to take.
Page 511 - Great Britain engages not to seek for her own account, or on behalf of British subjects or of others, any railway concessions to the north of the Great Wall of China, and not to obstruct, directly or indirectly, applications for railway concessions in that region supported by the Russian Government.
Page 457 - His Majesty the King of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, Emperor of India...
Page 444 - In ease of another Power making use of the complications in China in order to obtain under any form whatever such territorial advantages, the two Contracting parties reserve to themselves to come to a preliminary understanding as to the eventual steps to be taken for the protection of their own interests in China.
Page 454 - If by reason of unprovoked attack or aggressive action, wherever arising, on the part of any other power or powers either contracting party should be involved in war in defense of its territorial rights or special interests mentioned in the preamble of this agreement, the other contracting party will at once come to the assistance of its ally and will conduct the war in common and make peace in mutual agreement with it.
Page 501 - REPLY • Peking, the 25th day of the 5th month of the • 4th year of Taisho. Excellency, I have the honor to...

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