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THE PROVISIONS OF THE TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES
OF AMERICA AND HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF
GREAT BRITAIN, CONCLUDED AT WASH-

INGTON, MAY 8, 1871.

TRANSMITTED TO

CONGRESS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES,

APRIL 24, 1872.

03.13':C260

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOLUM E I'.

WASHINGTON:
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.

1872.

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The figures in brackets in the text indicate the pages of the edition which was laid before the Tribunal of Arbitration at Geneva; the * indicates the word with which each page commences.

The references to pages in the foot-notes refer to the pages in the edition laid before the Tribunal of Arbitration at Geneva, which may be found in this edition by referring to the figures in brackets in the text.

In the table of contents the column of figures under the head of “Geneva edition” refers to the edition which was laid before the Tribunal of Arbitration at Geneva, and the column under the head of “Second edition” refers to this edition.

MESSAGE

FROM THE

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES,

TRANSMITTING

A report from the Secretary of State, with the British case, and papers

which accompanied it.

APRIL 24, 1872.-Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
JUNE 3, 1872. Ordered that 3,000 extra copies be printed : 1,000 copies of

which shall be for the use of the Senate and 2,000 copies for the use of the House of
Representatives.

To the House of Representatives of the United States :

In answer to a resolution of the 22d instant, I transmit to the House of Representatives a report from the Secretary of State, with the British case, and papers which accompanied it.

U. S. GRANT. WASHINGTON, April 24, 1872.

DEPARTMENT OF STATE,

Washington, April 24, 1872. The Secretary of State, to whom has been referred the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 22d instant, requesting the President (if not inconsistent with the public interests) to communicate to that House the case presented by the British government under the Washington treaty, with accompanying papers, has the honor to lay before the President the documents called for by the resolution. Respectfully submitted.

HAMILTON FISH. The PRESIDENT.

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List of accompaniments.
Case presented on the part of the government of Her Britannic
Majesty to the tribunal of arbitration at Geneva, constituted under
Article I of the treaty of May 8, 1871, between the United States and
Her Britannic Majesty.

Appendix to the same, Volumes I, II, III, IV.

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