Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

To the Senate [1]

To the Senate of the United States: December 13, 1864

I transmit to the Senate, for consideration with a view to ratification, ``a treaty of amity, commerce, and navigation, and for thePage  167 extradition of fugitive criminals, between the United States of America and the Republic of Hayti, signed by their respective plenipotentiaries at Port-au-Prince on the 3d of November'' last.

Washington, December 13, 1864. ABRAHAM LINCOLN.


[1]   Executive Journal, XIV, 8. The treaty was ratified by the Senate on January 17, 1865.