To the Senate

To the Senate of the United States: April 10, 1862

I transmit to the Senate, for its consideration, with a view to ratification, a treaty between the United States and Her Britannic Majesty, for the suppression of the slave trade. A copy of the correspondence between the Secretary of State and Lord Lyons, on the subject of the treaty, is also herewith transmitted.

Washington, 10th. April, 1862. ABRAHAM LINCOLN

The treaty was unanimously ratified by the Senate on April 24, 1862.

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