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Hay-Note
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A circular letter of American foreign minister John Hay of August 11, 1902, on the anti-Jewish legislation in Romania. The letter was addressed to the leading US diplomats in the capitals of the seven signatory powers of the Berlin Congress of 1878 – Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Russia, and the Ottoman Empire. It contained instructions to remind the foreign ministers of these countries that the Berlin Treaty obligated Romania not to discriminate against Jews. Jewish r…

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Engel, David, “Hay-Note”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 08 March 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0299>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20200106



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