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Memorandum from John Hay

Hay, John, 1838-1905
This memorandum addresses "the question of visit, refuge or asylum of a belligerent ship of war in a neutral port," quoting from the Chinese Neutrality Regulations. There are three cases when a belligerent ship may enter a neutral port. Secretary Hay discusses disarming belligerent ships.
Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905), War, Maritime (International law), Neutrality, Warships--Visits to foreign ports, Harbors of refuge, Harbors--Access, Harbors--International cooperation, Asylum, Right of, China
Theodore Roosevelt Center
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