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Special Message

December 23, 1842

To the Senate of the United States:

I herewith communicate to the Senate a report * from the Secretary of State, in answer to a resolution of the Senate adopted on the 22d instant.


* Stating that the special minister from Great Britain to the United States made no proposition, informal or otherwise, to the negotiator on the part of the United States for the assumption or guaranty of the State debts by the Government of the United States to the holders of said debts.

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

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