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Proclamation 286—Convening an Extra Session of the United States Senate

February 26, 1889


By the President of the United States of America

A Proclamation

Whereas public interests require that the Senate should be convened at 12 o'clock on the 4th day of March next to receive such communications as may be made by the Executive:

Now, therefore, I, Grover Cleveland, President of the United States, do hereby proclaim and declare that an extraordinary occasion requires the Senate of the United States to convene at the Capitol, in the city of Washington, on the 4th day of March next, at 12 o'clock noon, of which all persons who shall at that time be entitled to act as members of that body are hereby required to take notice.

Given under my hand and the seal of the United States, at Washington, the 26th day of February, A. D. 1889, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and thirteenth.

GROVER CLEVELAND.

By the President:

T. F. BAYARD,

Secretary of State.

Grover Cleveland, Proclamation 286—Convening an Extra Session of the United States Senate Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/204892

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