RESOLUTION TO ACCEPTING A PAINTING
February 11, 1878
To the Senate and House of Representatives:
In compliance with the resolution of Congress entitled “Joint resolution accepting a painting* tendered to Congress by Mrs. Elizabeth Thompson,” approved by me on the 1st instant, I have this day caused a copy of the resolution to be delivered to Mrs. Thompson.
* Carpenter’s painting of President Lincoln and his Cabinet at the time of his first reading of the Proclamation of Emancipation.