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Special Message

January 10, 1881

To the Senate of the United States:

I transmit herewith, for the consideration of the Senate, two treaties* signed at Peking on the 17th of November, 1880, by the commissioners plenipotentiary of the United States and China, respectively, together with a letter of the Secretary of State in relation thereto, and accompanying papers.


*(1) Regulation of Chinese immigration into the United States; (2) commercial intercourse and judicial procedure.

Rutherford B. Hayes, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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