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Special Message

December 30, 1842

To the Senate of the United States:

In reply to the resolution of the Senate of the 14th December, I transmit herewith the accompanying letter*** from the Secretary of the Navy and the statement thereto appended from the Bureau of Equipment and Construction.


***Relating to the strength and expense of maintaining the African Squadron under the late British treaty, the number of guns it is expected to have afloat in the United States Navy during 1843, and the estimated expense of the naval establishment for 1843.

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

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