Proclamation 498—Convening the Senate of the United States
By the President of the United States of America
Whereas, public interests require that the Senate should convene in extraordinary session:
Now, Therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, 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 5th 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 2d day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and three, and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and twenty-seventh.
By the President:
Secretary of State.
Theodore Roosevelt, Proclamation 498—Convening the Senate of the United States Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/206166