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Special Message

January 10, 1844

To the House of Representatives:

I transmit the accompanying letter* from the Secretary of State, and copy of a correspondence between that officer and the minister from Portugal near this Government, to which I invite the attention of Congress.


*Relating to the duties levied on the wines of Portugal and its possessions by tariff acts of the United States in violation of the treaty of August 26, 1840.

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

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