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Reichstagsakten 1888/89, 7. Legislaturperiode, Volume 121, Attachment 41 : Collection of Documents pertaining the Uprising in East Africa, Table of Contents
No.

Date.

Content.

 

6.12.1888

[Reichs Chancellor von Bismarck to the Reichstag relating to the following documents] [p.389] [S.389]

1.

5.5.1888

Report from the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar. (extract.)    
Conclusion of a treaty on Appril 28th 1888, in which the Sultan transfers the administration of his mainland coastal lands to the Deutsch-Ostafrikanische Gesellschaft.
p.393 S.393
Attachment : translation of the treaty
      p.393
p.394
p.395
S.393 S.394
S.395

2.

25.8.1888

Report from the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar.    
    Administration in Pangani has been taken over  
      p.395
p.396
S.395
S.396

3.

26.8.1888

Report from the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar. (extract.)
    Administration in Bagamoyo has been taken over
      p.396
p.397
S.396
S.397

4.

27.8.1888

Report from the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar. (extract.)

   
    Administration of the southern part of the coastal region has been taken over  
      p.397 S.397

5

6.10.1888

Directive to the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar. (extract.)  
    Company flag has been hoisted in coastal towns.  
      p.398 S.398

6.

18.9.1888

Report from the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar. (extract.)  
    Rebellion in Pangani. The Sultan dispatched General Mathews to settle the matter   
p.398
p.399
p.400
S.398
S.399
S.400

7.

18.9.1888

Report from the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar.  
    Rebellion in Tanga. Hostile acts against S.M.S. "Möwe". Imperial warships interfere.  
      p.400
p.401
S.400
S.401

8.

23.9.1888

Report from the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar. (extract.)  
    Slave trade at Lindi and Mikindani, namely by Dhows sailing under French flag  
p.401 S.401
Attachment No.1 : Report from District Chief of Lindi, August 16th 1888
p.401 S.401
Attachment No.2 : Notification of the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar to the French consul general of September 12th 1888
    p.401 S.401

9.

24.9.1888

Report from the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar. (extract.)
Situation in Pangani. The rebellion is lead by the Arab Buschiri. The General Matthews, repeatedlty dispatched to Pangani, withdraws with his men to Zanzibar.
p.401
p.402
S.401
S.402

10.

24.9.1888

Report from the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar. (extract.)  
    The situation in Bagamoyo. Assault on company officials. Interference by S.M.S. "Leipzig".  
p.402 S.402

11.

24.9.1888

Report from the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar.
The situation in the southern part of the coastal region.
p.402
p.403
S.402
S.403

12.

25.9.1888

Report from the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar. (extract.)
Argument with the Arabs of Kilwa. A company official murdered.
      p.403 S.403

13.

3.10.1888

Report from the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar.
Rebellion in Lindi and Mikindani. The events in Kilwa. The rebellion has been ignited by Arab elements, namely slave traders residing in the hinterland of the Portuguese possessions and along Lake Nyassa
p.403
p.404
S.403
S.404

14.

4.10.1888

Report from the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar. (extract.)
Evaluating comment on steps further to be taken by the Deutsch-Ostafrikanische Gesellschaft
p.404
p.405
S.404
S.405

15.

21.10.1888

Report from the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar.
Continuance of the rebellious movement in Lindi and Kilwa
p.405 S.405

16.

22.10.1888

Report from the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar. (extract.)
Situation in Dar-es-Salam; rebellion in Bagamoyo declining
p.405 S.405

17.

22.10.1888

Report from the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar.
Situation in Pangani; rule of Arab Buschiri there
p.405
p.406
S.405
S.406

18.

31.10.1888

Telegraphic decree of the Reich Chancellor to the Imperial consul general in Zanzibar. (extract.)
Calls on him to report on the numbers and the influence of Arabs and Indians on the islands and on the mainland
p.406 S.406

19.

3.11.1888

Report from the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar. (extract.)
Answers the decree aforelisted
p.406
p.407
S.406
S.407

20.

3.11.1888

Report from the Imperial consul general on Zanzibar. (extract.)
Improvement of the situation in Bagamoyo. Windi, from where the rebels had been supplied with arms and ammunition, has been taken under fire.
p.407 S.407

21.

1.8.1888

Report from the Imperial ambassador in London. (extract). 
Lecture by Cardinal Lavagerie on slavery in Africa
p.407
p.408
S.407
S.408

22.

17.8.1888

Report from the Imperial emissary in Brussels. (extract). 
Lecture by Cardinal Lavagerie on the same issue
p.408 S.408

23.

25.8.1888

Report from the Imperial emissary in Brussels. (extract). 
Hands in a letter written by Cardinal Lavagerie dated August 24th 1888, addressed at the Reich Chancellor
Attachment : translation of the letter p.408
p.409
S.408
S.409

24.

27.10.1888

Petition of the Cologne Assembly to suppress the slave trade.
Presentation of the assembly's resolutions
Attachment: resolutions p.409 S.409

25.

10.11.1888

Petition of the Assembly to suppress the slave trade at Freiburg im Breisgau on November 10th 1888.
Presentation of the assembly's resolutions
Attachment: resolutions p.410 S.410

26.

5.10.1888

Directive to the Imperial emissary in London. (extract.)
Commission to hand over a memorandum to the British government containing the Reich Chancellor's suggestions for a concerted Anglo-German action regarding the unrest in East Africa.
Attachment : notification draft
p.410
p.411
S.410
S.411

27.

21.10.1888

Directive to the Imperial ambassador in London.
Explains the danger of Muslim movements in Africa. Measures to combat it are the prevention of arms imports and of African slave trade.
p.411 S.411

28.

22.10.1888

Directive to the Imperial ambassador in London.
Suggests to give the form of an international convention to the agreement to be concluded with Britain on the prevention of arms imports and slave trade in Africa. Inclusion of Portugal, the Congo Free State and France.
p.411
p.412
S.411
S.412

29.

23.10.1888

Directive to the Imperial ambassador in Paris.
Order to inquire about French willingness to join in measures against slave trade
p.412 S.412

30.

23.10.1888

Directive to the Imperial ambassadors in Paris and London.
The Imperial consul general in Zanzibar has requested permission from the British and French consuls, fro Imperial navy vessels stationed off Bagamoyo and Dar-es-Salam to search suspect French and British vessels for arms. Instructs the ambassador to support the request and to report on the Cabinets' decisions in London and Paris.
p.412 S.412

31.

23.10.1888

Telegraphic report from the Imperial ambassador in London.
Directive of October 23rd executed (no.30)
p.413 S.413

32.

26.10.1888

Telegraphic report from the Imperial ambassador in Paris.
Directives of October 23rd executed (no.s 29 and 30)
p.413 S.413

33.

3.11.1888

Notification by the Imperial ambassador in London to Lord Salisbury, British secretary of foreign affairs.
The Imperial government suggests to the British government, in the face of increasing hostility from the side of slave traders of Arab nationality, in copoperation with and with the approval of the Sultan of Zanzibar to block the coastal stretches belonging to him to prevent the export of slaves and the import of arms and ammunition.
p.413 S.413

34.

5.11.1888

Notification by Lord Salisbury, British secretary of foreign affairs, to the Imperial ambassador in London.
Anwers the preceding note. The British government accepts the suggestion.
p.413 S.413

35.

8.11.1888

Directive by the Reich Chancellor to the Imperial emissary in Lisbon.
The Imperial government asks the Lisbon cabinet to turn their attention to the situation in East Africa and to join Britain and Germany in the measures they take against the anti-civilisatoric Arabs.
p.413
p.414
S.413
S.414

36.

18.11.1888

Report of the Imperial emissary in Lisbon. (extract.)
Presents a notification by Mr. Barros de Gomez, Portuguese minister of foreign affairs, of November 16th 1888, according to which the Portuguese government is willing to join the Anglo-German measures and to participate 
in negotiations on them.
Attachment : translation of the notification p.414
p.415
S.414
S.415

37.

10.11.1888

Directive to the Imperial Ambassador in Paris.
Instruction to inform the French government of the planned blockade in East Africa and to express the hope that France would support the British and the Germans in the suppression of slave trade.
p.415 S.415

38.

14.11.1888

Telegraphic report from the Imperial ambassador in Paris.
Execution of aforelisted instruction.
p.415 S.415

39.

12.11.1888

Directive to the Imperial emissary in Rome. (extract.)
Italy's participation in the blockade measures. Instruction to thank Italy's minister of foreign affairs in the name of the Imperial government.
p.415 S.415

40.

5.11.1888

Report from the Imperial emissary in Brussels. (extract.)
A decree concerning the trade with arms and powder in the Congo Free State.
p.415 S.415

41.

20.11.1888

Directive to the Imperial emissary in Brussels. (extract.)
Instruction to invite the government of the Congo Free State to join in the measures taken by Germany and Britain to fight the anti-civilisatoric Arab movement. Measures against arms trade and slave trade.
p.416 S.416

42.

1.12.1888

Report from the Imperial emissary in Brussels. (extract.)
Presents a note by Mr. van Eetvelde, general administrator of foreign affairs of the Congo Free State, of November 30th 1888, in which he expresses the intended participation of the Congo Free State in fighting the anti-civilisatoric elements in Africa.
Attachment : translation of the notification p.416
p.417
S.416
S.417

43.

30.11.1888

Letter from the Imperial admiralty
Reports the blockade of the mainland coast of the Sultanate of Zanzibar to be proclaimed. Text of the proclamation.
p.417 S.417

44.

4.12.1888

Directive to the Imperial ambassadors in Constantinople, Paris, St. Petersburg, Rome, Vienna, Madrid, and the Imperial emissaries in Brussels, Copenhagen, Washington, Den Haag, Lisbon, Stockholm.
Instruction to notify of the blockade of the mainland coast of the Sultanate of Zanzibar. 
Attachment : draft to a respective note
p.417 S.417


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