Africans Taken in the Amistad
Excerpt from Africans Taken in the Amistad: Congressional Document, Containing the Correspondence, C., In Relation to the Captured Africans The information required by the resolution of the House of Representa. lives of the 23d ullimo, in relation to the Africans taken in the vessel called the Amistad, c. I communicate to the House of Representatives a report from the Sec. rotary of State, with documents containing the information called for by their resolution of the 23d instant. The Secretary of State, to whom has been referred a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 23d instant, requesting the President to communicate to that House, if not incompatible with the public interest, copies of any demand made by the minister or other diplomatic representative of Spain in this country, of the surrender to him of the Africans taken in, or belonging to, the vessel called the Amistad
and of all correspondence between this Government and the said minister..