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Executive Order

October 12, 1864

The Japanese Government having caused the construction at New York of a vessel of war called the Fusigama , and application having been made for the clearance of the same, in order that it may proceed to Japan, it is ordered, in view of the state of affairs in that country, and of its relation with the United States, that a compliance with the application be for the present suspended.


Abraham Lincoln, Executive Order Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/202603

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