Message of the President.

To the Senate of the United States:

I transmit herewith, in answer to the resolution of the Senate of December 18, 1895, a report by the Secretary of State, accompanied by copies of correspondence touching the establishment or attempted establishment of post-routes by Great Britain or the Dominion of Canada over or upon United States territory in Alaska; also, as to the occupation, or attempted occupation, by any means, of any portion of that territory by the military or civil authorities of Great Britain or of Canada.

Grover Cleveland.