The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 5 by Abraham Lincoln
Message to the House of Representatives. July 25, 1861
TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
In answer to the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 15th instant, requesting a copy of the correspondence between this government and foreign powers on the subject of the existing insurrection in the United States, I transmit a report from the Secretary of State.
WASHINGTON, July 25, 1861.