Rutherford B. Hayes photo

Special Message

February 11, 1878

To the Senate and House of Representatives:

In compliance with the resolution of Congress entitled "Joint resolution accepting a painting* tendered to Congress by Mrs. Elizabeth Thompson," approved by me on the 1st instant, I have this day caused a copy of the resolution to be delivered to Mrs. Thompson.


*Carpenter's painting of president Lincoln and his Cabinet at the time of his first reading of the proclamation of Emancipation.

Rutherford B. Hayes, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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