PROCLAMATION TO BEGIN RELATIONS WITH VENEZUELA

January 10, 1878
Washington, D.C.

To the House of Representatives:

In answer to the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 3d ultimo, requesting to be furnished with the correspondence between the Government of Venezuela and that of the United States had since the adjournment of the first session of the Forty-fourth Congress, I transmit the report of the Secretary of State, together with its accompanying documents.

R.B. HAYES