INTERNATIONAL CONFRENCE ON SILVER

 

February 17, 1881

Washington D.C.

 

To the House of Representatives:

 

I transmit herewith a report of the Secretary of State, in response to the resolution addressed to him by the House of Representatives of the 31st of January ultimo, on the subject of international notion for the restoration of silver to full use as money.

 

The prospect of an early international conference, promising valuable results in accordance with the interests of this country, is such that I recommend to the immediate attention of Congress an appropriation providing for the proper representation of this Government at such conference.

 

R.B. HAYES.