Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
March 3, 1865

To The Senate and House of Representatives:

I herewith transmit to Congress a Report dated 1st. instant, with the accompanying papers, received from the Secretary of

Page  332State, in compliance with the requirements of the 18th. Section of the Act entitled ``An Act to regulate the Diplomatic and Consular Systems of the United States,'' Approved August 18th. 1856.

Washi[ngton, March 3, 1865] [ABRAHAM LINCOLN]