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A RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE OF THE 25TH INST., CALLING FOR CORRES-
PONDENCE BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENTS OF THE UNITED STATES AND
GREAT BRITAIN, RELATIVE TO THE ENLISTMENT OF SOLDIERS
BY THE AGENTS OF THE LATTER GOVERNMENT, WITHIN

THE TERRITORY OF THE UNITED STATES;

AND THE

MESSAGE

OF THE

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES,

IN COMPLIANCE WITH

A RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE OF THE 28TH INST., CALLING FOR INFORMATION
RELATIVE TO ANY PROPOSITION SUBMITTED TO THE UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT BY THAT OF GREAT BRITAIN, TO REFER THE
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE TWO GOVERNMENTS AS
TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE TREATY OF

JULY 4, 1850, TO ARBITRATION.

Ordered to be printed together; and that 10,000 additional copies be printed, of which 1,000

to be for the use of the Department of State.

U.S. State Dept.

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WASHINGTON:
A. 0. P. NICHOLSON, SENATE PRINTER.

1856. S

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1st Session.

No. 35.

MESSAGE

OF THE

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES,

IN COMPLIANCE WITH

A resolution of the Senate of the 25th instant, calling for correspondence

between the governments of the United States and Great Britain, rela-
tive to the enlistment of soldiers by the agents of the latter government
within the territory of the United States.

FEBRUARY 28, 1856.—Read, and ordered to be printed ; and that 10 20 additional copies be

printed, 1,000 of which shall be for the use of the State artment.

To the Senate of the United States :

In answer to the resolution of the Senate of the 25th instant, I
transmit reports from the Secretary of State and the Attorney Gene-
ral, to whom the resolution was referred.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.
WASHINGTON, February 27, 1856.

To the President of the United States :

The Secretary of State, to whom was referred the resolution of the
Senate of the 25th instant, requesting the President, if not incompati-
ble with the public interest, to communicate to that body "the corre-
spondence which has taken place between this government and that of
Great Britain, in regard to the enlistment of soldiers within the
United States by the agents and officers of the latter, for the British
army, accompanied by such evidence and documents as the President
may deem proper to show the connexion of these agents and officers
with the alleged violation of our laws and sovereign rights,” has the
honor to lay before the President the papers mentioned in the subjoined
list.
All of which is respectfully submitted.

W. L. MARCY.
DEPARTMENT OF STATE,

Washington, February 27, 1856.

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