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Special Message

February 27, 1839

To the House of Representatives of the United States.

I herewith transmit to the House of Representatives, in answer to their resolution of the 26th instant, a report from the Secretary of State, with the document * therein referred to.


*Letter of Mr. Stevenson, minister to England, relative to the duties and restrictions imposed by Great Britain upon the tobacco trade of the United States.

Martin van Buren, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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