Andrew Johnson

Special Message

February 02, 1866

To the Senate of the United States:

The accompanying correspondence is transmitted to the Senate in compliance with its resolution of the 16th ultimo, requesting the President, "if not inconsistent with the public interest, to communicate to the Senate any correspondence which may have taken place between himself and any of the judges of the Supreme Court touching the holding of the civil courts of the United States in the insurrectionary States for the trial of crimes against the United States."


Andrew Johnson, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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