December 4, 1878

Washington D.C.

 

PROCLAMATION OF TRADE RECOGNITION (JAPAN)

 

To the Senate of the United States:

 

I transmit, for the consideration of the Senate with a view to ratification, a convention revising certain portions of existing commercial treaties and further extending commercial intercourse between the United States and Japan, concluded and signed at Washington on the 25th day of July last.

R.B. HAYES.