To the Senate of the United States:
I transmit herewith, in answer to the Senate resolution of the 11th ultimo, a report of the Secretary of State, with accompanying papers, in regard to the case of Louis Riel, otherwise known as Louis David Riel.*
*Tried and executed by the authorities of British North America for complicity in the rebellion in the Northwest Territory.
Benjamin Harrison, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/205879