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THE MINISTER OF THE UNITED STATES AT LONDON,
WITH SUNDRY PAPERS AND DOCUMENTS EXPLANATORY
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES,
In response to the Senate resolution of the 15th of July, 1882, a report of the Secretary of State and accompanying papers relating to the ClaytonBulwer treaty.
AUGUST 3, 1882.-Read and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. AUGUST 4, 1882.-Ordered printed.
To the Senate of the United States:
I transmit herewith, in response to the Senate resolution of the 15th instant, a report of the Secretary of State and accompanying papers relating to the Clayton-Bulwer treaty.
CHESTER A. ARTHUR.
Washington, July 29, 1882.
To the President:
The Secretary of State, to whom was referred the resolution of the Senate of the 15th instant, requesting the President, "if not incompatible with the public interest, to furnish the Senate with copies of the declaration of Sir Henry Lytton Bulwer and Mr. Clayton on the exchange of the ratifications of the Clayton-Bulwer treaty on the 4th day of July, 1850, and any other documents referred to in the instruction of Mr. Frelinghuysen to Mr. Lowell dated the 8th day of May, 1882," has the honor to lay before the President, for transmission to the Senate in response to the resolution, the accompanying copy of the declaration of Sir Henry Bulwer and Mr. Clayton described therein, together with a selection of such other documents cited in the instruction of May 8 to Mr. Lowell as seem to come within the purview of the resolu tion.
DEPARTMENT OF STATE,
FRED'K T. FRELINGHUYSEN.
LIST OF EXPLANATORY DOCUMENTS AND PAPERS:
1. Definitive treaty of peace between Great Britain and Spain, signed at
Paris February 10, 1763. (Extract)....
2. Definitive treaty of peace between Great Britain and Spain, signed at
Versailles September 3, 1783. (Extract).
3. Convention between Great Britain and Spain, relative to America, signed
4. President Monroe's message to Congress March 8, 1822. (Extract)
5. Observations of John Quincy Adams on the claim of Russia to territorial
possession on the continent of North America, communicated with Mr.
Adams' letter to Mr. Middleton, of July 22, 1823..
6. Mr. Rush to Mr. John Quincy Adams, August 19, 1823. No. 323
7. Mr. Rush to Mr. John Quincy Adams, August 23, 1823. No. 325.
8. President Monroe's message to Congress December 2, 1823. (Extract).......
9. Mr. Rush to Mr. Middleton, January 9, 1824. (Extract).
10. Mr. Rush to Mr. John Quincy Adams, August 12, 1824. (Extract)...................
11. Treaty of amity, commerce, and navigation between Great Britain and
Mexico, signed at London December 26, 1826. (Extract) ..
12. Treaty between the United States and New Granada, December 12, 1846.
13. Convention between the United States and Nicaragua June 21, 1849.
(Concluded, but not submitted to the Senate in consequence of the
14. Contract between Nicaragua and the American Atlantic and Pacific Ship
Canal Company, signed at Leon, August 27, 1849, containing the grant
which was subsequently accepted under Article VII of the Clayton-
15. Mr. Crampton to Lord Palmerston, September 15, 1849..
16. Mr. Crampton to Lord Palmerston, October 1, 1849. (Extract).
17. Mr. Crampton to Lord Palmerston, November 4, 1849...
18. Mr. Abbott Lawrence to Lord Palmerston, November 8, 1849
19. Sir Henry Bulwer to Lord Palmerston, January 6, 1850. (Extract)...
21. Lord Palmerston to Sir Henry Bulwer, March 8, 1850
22. Decree of the Director of Nicaragua of March 9, 1850, incorporating the
American Atlantic, and Pacific Ship Canal Company
23. Mr. Lawrence to Mr. Clayton, No. 44, April 19, 1850. (Extract)
24. Clayton-Bulwer treaty, signed at Washington, April 19, 1850..........
25. Sir Henry Bulwer to Lord Palmerston, April 28, 1850. (Extract).