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APPENDIX TO CHRONICLE.
Message of the President of the United States of America to both
Houses of Congress.
" Fellow-Citizens of the Se- to those remedies which its ob
nate, and of the House of vious causes suggested, and the Representatives :
good sense and virtue of our fel
low-citizens supplied, has dimi" The public buildings being nished. advanced to a stage to afford ac- “ Having informed Congress, commodation for Congress, I on the 27th of February last, that offer you my sincere congratula- a treaty of amity, settlement, and tions on the re-commencement limits, had been concluded in this of your duties in the capital. city, between the United States
In bringing to view the in- and Spain, and ratified by the cidents most deserving attention, competent authorities of the which have occurred since your former, full confidence was enlast session, I regret to have to tertained that it would have been state that several of our principal ratified by his Catholic majesty, cities have suffered by sickness; with equal promptitude, and a that an unusual drought has pre- like earnest desire to terminate, vailed in the middle and west- on the conditions of that treaty, ern states; and that a derange- the differences which had so long ment has been felt in some of our existed between the two counmonied institutions, which has tries. Every view which the sul)proportionably affected their cre- ject admitted of was thought to dit. I am happy, however, to have satisfied this conclusion. have it in my power to assure Great losses had been sustained you that the health of our cities by citizens of the United States is now completely restored ; that from Spanish cruisers, more than the produce of the year, though 20 years before, which had not less abundant than usual, will not been redressed. These losses had only be amply sufficient for home been acknowledged and provided consumption, but afford a large for by a treaty, as far back as the surplus for the supply of the year 1802, which, although conwants of other nations, and that cluded at Madrid, was not then the derangement in the circulat- ratified by the government of ing paper medium, by being left Spain, nor since, until the last