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TREATIES AND CONVENTIONS
BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
AND OTHER POWERS,
SINCE JULY 4. 1776.
WITH NOTES SHOWING WHAT TREATIES OR PARTS
AND DECISIONS THEREUPON.
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES,
February 20, 1871. Resolved by the Senate, (the House of Representatives concurring,) That there be printed the usual number of copies of "Treaties and Conventions” as reported to the Senate from the State Department, and in addition thereto one thousand copies for the use of the State Department, one thousand copies for the use of the Senate, and two thousand copies for the use of the House of Representatives. Attest:
GEO. C. GORHAM, Secretary, By W. J. MCDONALD, Chief Clerk.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
March 1, 1871. Resolved, That the House concur in the foregoing resolution in relation to the printing of Treaties and Conventions. Attest:
EDWARD MCPHERSON, Clerk.
THE SECRETARY OF STATE,
In compliance with the resolution of the Senate of December 22, 1870, copies
of all treaties and conventions (except postal conventions) entered into by the United States, the ratification whereof has been exchanged.
FEBRUARY 2, 1871.- Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations and ordered to
DEPARTMENT OF STATE,
Washington, February 1, 1871. SIR: In compliance with a resolution of the Senate of the 22d December, requesting the Secretary of State " to prepare and transmit to the Senate copies of all the treaties and conventions (except postal conventions) entered into by the United States, the ratification whereof has been exchanged, with notes indicating such treaties or conventions or such parts of treaties or conventions as have been changed or abrogated,” I have the honor to transmit the accompanying copies of treaties and conventions as called for by said resolution. I have the honor to be, sir, your obedient servant,
HAMILTON FISH. Hon. SCHUYLER COLFAX,
President of the Senate.