Grover Cleveland

Special Message

January 12, 1886

To the Senate:

I transmit herewith a report of the Secretary of State, in response to a resolution of the Senate of the 14th ultimo, requesting a copy of "any report of an actual instrumental survey of a line for a ship railroad across the Isthmus of Tehuantepec and any map of the same that has been made to or placed on file in any of the Executive Departments, and of any canal or canals designed to connect such ship railway with the Gulf of Mexico or the Pacific Ocean."


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

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