James K. Polk

Special Message

January 31, 1848

To the Senate of the United States:

I transmit herewith a report from the Secretary of War, containing the information called for in the resolution of the Senate of the 20th instant, in relation to General Orders, No. 376,* issued by General Scott at headquarters, Mexico, bearing date the 15th December last.


*Relating to the levying of taxes and duties upon Mexican products, etc.. for the support of the United States Army in Mexico.

James K. Polk, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/201341

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