Chester A. Arthur

Special Message

December 24, 1883

To the House of Representatives:

The House of Representatives having adopted on the 19th instant a resolution in the following words-- Resolved, That the Secretary of State be, and he is hereby, requested to furnish for the information of this House, without delay, if not incompatible with the public service, all communications, documents, and papers in his possession relating to the trial, conviction, and execution of the late Patrick O'Donnell by the British Government-- I transmit herewith a report made to me by the Secretary of State, with the Papers enumerated in the subjoined list, as answering said resolution.


Chester A. Arthur, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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