December 10, 1884: Message Regarding Central American Canal

President Chester Arthur delivered the following message to the United States Senate on December 10, 1884. To the Senate of the United States: I transmit herewith to the Senate, for consideration with a view to ratification, a treaty signed on the 1st of December with the Republic of Nicaragua, providing for the construction of an … Continue reading December 10, 1884: Message Regarding Central American Canal

April 18, 1882: Message Regarding Congress of American Countries

President Chester Arthur delivered the following speech on April 18, 1882. To the Senate and House of Representatives: I send herewith a copy of the circular invitation extended to all the independent countries of North and South America to participate in a general congress to be held in the city of Washington on the 22d … Continue reading April 18, 1882: Message Regarding Congress of American Countries