Henry Wellington Wack
The Story of the Congo Free State
New York & London : Putnam 1905



Table of Contents



Preface
Chapter I
Chapter II
Chapter III
Chapter IV
Chapter V
Chapter VI
Chapter VII
Chapter VIII
Chapter IX
Chapter X
Chapter XI
Chapter XII
Chapter XIII
Chapter XIV
Chapter XV
Chapter XVI
Chapter XVII
Chapter XVIII
Chapter XIX
Chapter XX
Chapter XXI
Chapter XXII


Chapter XXIII
Chapter XXIV
Chapter XXV
Chapter XXVI
Chapter XXVII
Chapter XXVIII
Chapter XXIX
Chapter XXX
Chapter XXXI
Chapter XXXII
Chapter XXXIII
Chapter XXXIV
Chapter XXXV
Chapter XXXVI
Chapter XXXVII

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Preface
Genesis of Mid-African Civilisation
Stanley and King Leopold II.'s Conception of the Congo Free State
Founding of the Congo Free State
Early Belgian Expeditions
The Waterways of the Congo Part 1, Part 2
The State and International Law Part 1, Part 2
Horrors of the Arab Slave Trade
The Berlin Conference
The Economic Regime of the Berlin Act Part 1, Part 2
An Appeal to Belgium to Suppress the Slave Trade
The Second Brussels Conference
The Congo Bequeathed to Belgium
Tribes of the Congo State
The Congo Public Force
Belgian Campaigns against the Arabs
Belgian Campaigns against the Arabs (concluded)
The Suppression of Slavery
Frontiers and Diplomatic Settlements
The Bahr-el-Ghazal and the Nile
Mutinies of the Batetela Tribe
Displacement of the Population
The State's Administration
Department of Justice
Native Chieftaincies
The Postal, Telegraph, and Telephone Service
Navigation, Railways, Roads Pt.1, Pt.2
Science, Agriculture, Civilising Measures
Trade, Revenue and Taxes Pt.1, Pt.2, Pt.3, Pt.4
Missions and Schools
State Lands and Concessions Pt.1, Pt.2, Pt.3
The Nemesis of Libel Pt.1, Pt.2, Pt.3
The Congo Campaign in England Pt.1, Pt.2
The Congo Campaign in America
Testimony of Travellers and Thinkers Pt.1, Pt.2
Testimony of Travellers and Thinkers (continued)
Testimony of Travellers and Thinkers (continued)
Testimony of Travellers and Thinkers (concluded) Pt.1, Pt.2
The Attitude of Europe and the United States Pt.1, Pt.2
Summary, Retrospect, and Prophecy



The Treaty of Vivi, 13th June 1880
The Treaty of Manyanga, 12th August 1882
The Treaty of Leopoldville, 29th April 1883
The Treaty of Stephanieville, undated
Table of other Treaties, Districts ceded, and Stations established by the International Association of the Congo
Report from the Committee in Foreign Relations to the Senate of the United States, March 26 1884 (Senator John T. Morgan, of Alabama), recommending the recognition of the International African Association as a friendly Government, with citations from the history of the American colonies
An essay on "The Free Navigation of the Congo", by Sir Travers Twiss, taken from the Revue de Droit International, 1883
An argument by Professor Arntz, citing numerous authorities, on the question, Can Savage Tribes cede their territory to Private Persons with the Sovereign Rights appertaining thereto
For Treaty between the International Association of the Congo and the United States, see Chapter IV
The General Act of the Berlin Conference, Pt.1, Pt.2, Pt.3
Declaration of the General Act of the Brussels Conference, July 2, 1890
Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation between the United States and the Congo Free State, January 24, 1891
Protocol on which the United States ratifies the General Act of the Brussels Conference, February 2, 1892
Dispatch from his Britannic Majesty's Minister at Brussels enclosing : A Decree by the Sovereign of the Congo Free State providing Settlements for native children orphaned or abandoned, July 12, 1890
A Decree instituting a local Commission of Europeans for the Protection of Natives, September 18, 1896
Official letter of instruction thereon from the Secretary of State to the Governor-General at Boma, in the Congo Free State, October 1, 1896
Letter of Governor-General Wahis to the Reverend George Grenfell (British), of the Baptist Missionary Society at Bolobo, transmitting Decree, December 26, 1896
Circular to all District Commissioners, Heads of Zones and of Posts with regard to barbarous customs prevailing among the native tribes, February 27, 1897
Letter from the Reverend George Grenfell to the Governor-General, July 13 1897
Coordinated text of various instructions respecting relations between state officials and natives
Report of first meeting of Commission for Protection of Natives, May 17, 1897
A Decree appointing additional members upon the Commission for the Protection of Natives, March 23, 1901
The British Dispatch to European Powers calling attention to charges alleged against the Congo Free State, and inviting consideration thereof. August 8, 1903
Letter from Sir Constantine Phipps, his Britannic Majesty's Minister at Brussels, transmitting text of the Note and it's enclosures addressed by the Congo Government to the Powers parties to the Act of Berlin, replying to the British Dispatch of August 8, 1903.
Rejoinder of the Congo Government to the Report dated December 11, 1903, of Mr. Roger Casement, his Britannic Majesty's Consul at Boma, wherein amongst others, charges of maltreatment of natives are made. March 12, 1904
Memorandum on the part of the Congo Government regretting that the British Foreign Office did not deem it necessary to communicate to it prevuious Consular Reports, the names of persons accused and generally such specific information as would enable the Congo Government to prosecute offenders, etc., together with the remarks of the Secretary-General of the Congo Free State upon the debates in the British Parliament as to partitioning that State between the Powers whose possessions surround it, May 14, 1904
Features of the Land System in the African Colonies of Germany, Great Britain, France and Portugal
Concessionaries, Firms and Trading Companies in the Congo Free State
Officials of the Congo Free State
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