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• John Quincy Adams
Special Message
May 16, 1826

To the House of Representatives of the United States:

In compliance with a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 9th instant, I communicate herewith a report* from the Secretary of the Treasury, with the documents desired by the resolution.

JOHN QUINCY ADAMS.

*Respecting the right of a foreign minister to retain money advanced by the President as an outfit beyond the sum appropriated by law.

Citation: John Quincy Adams: "Special Message", May 16, 1826. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=66654.
 
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