38th Congress > House > Vote 442

Date: 1864-12-13

Result: 91-52

Vote Subject Matter: Foreign and Defense Policy / Foreign Policy Resolutions

Sponsor: WARD, Elijah (D-NY)

Bill number: HJR56

Description: TO PASS H.J. RES. 56, (1/18/1865), A BILL AUTHORIZING THE PRES. TO GIVE THE REQUISITE NOTICE FOR ABROGATING THE TREATY MADE WITH GREAT BRITAIN ON BEHALF OF THE BRITISH PROVINCES IN NORTH AMERICA, AND TO APPOINT COMMISSIONERS TO NEGOTIATE A NEW TREATY WITH THE BRITISH GOVT BASED UPON THE TRUE PRINCIPLES OF RECIPROCITY.

Original source documents: Congresional Globe vol. 68, p. 32; House Journal vol. 62, p. 40;

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