PUBLIC PAPERS (GOVERNOR) – “AMERICAN CITIZENS IN BRITISH DUNGEONS”

 

            April 26, 1870

Columbus, Ohio

 

I have the honor to transmit herewith Joint Resolution “Requesting our Senators and Representatives in Congress to use their influence in behalf of American citizens confined in British dungeons,” adopted by the General Assembly of Ohio, April 18th, 1870.

 

Very respectfully,

R. B. Hayes

Governor

 

JOINT RESOLUTION

 

Instructing our Senators and Representatives in Congress to use their influence in behalf of American citizens confined in British dungeons.

 

RESOLVED, by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That the Senators and Representatives in Congress from this State, are hereby requested to use their influence to secure the immediate intervention of this Government in behalf of American citizens now unjustly confined in British dungeons, on the charge of sedition.

 

RESOLVED, That the Governor be requested to forward a copy of the foregoing resolution to each of the Senators and Representatives in Congress from this State, and ask that it be laid before their respective Houses.