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Special Message

March 13, 1849

To the Senate of the United States:

I herewith communicate to the Senate, in confidence, a report and accompanying papers* from the Secretary of State, in answer to its resolution of the 12th instant.


*Instructions to United States minister at London relative to further extension of reciprocity and equality in the laws of navigation, and contemplating the opening of the coasting trade of the United States to the vessels of other nations.

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

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