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Section 1: Zachary Taylor, December 4, 1849, part 1
4130 words. Read through: The principal commercial states have in this a common interest, and it is to be hoped that no one of them will attempt to interpose obstacles to the entire independence of the islands.
Section 2: Zachary Taylor, December 4, 1849, part 2
3468 words. Read from: The receipts into the Treasury for the fiscal year ending on the 30th of June last were, in cash, $48,830,097.50, and in Treasury notes funded $10,833,000, making an aggregate of $59,663,097.50; and the expenditures for the same time were, in cash, $46,798,667.82, and in Treasury notes funded $10,833,000, making an aggregate of $57,631,667.82.
Section 3: Millard Fillmore, December 2, 1850, part 1
3966 words. Read through: As before stated, specific duties would, in my opinion, afford the most perfect remedy for this evil; but if you should not concur in this view, then, as a partial remedy, I beg leave respectfully to recommend that instead of taking the invoice of the article abroad as a means of determining its value here, the correctness of which invoice it is in many cases impossible to verify, the law be so changed as to require a home valuation or appraisal, to be regulated in such manner as to give, as far as practicable, uniformity in the several ports.
Section 4: Millard Fillmore, December 2, 1850, part 2
4356 words: Read from: There being no mint in California, I am informed that the laborers in the mines are compelled to dispose of their gold dust at a large discount.
Section 5: Millard Fillmore, December 2, 1851, part 1
6848 words. Read through: The report of the Secretary of the Interior, which accompanies this communication, will present a condensed statement of the operations of that important Department of the Government.
Section 6: Millard Fillmore, December 2, 1851, part 2
6396 words. Read from: It will be seen that the cash sales of the public lands exceed those of the preceding year, and that there is reason to anticipate a still further increase, notwithstanding the large donations which have been made to many of the States and the liberal grants to individuals as a reward for military services.
Section 7: Millard Fillmore, December 6, 1852, part 1
4934 words. Read through: An appropriation of $100,000 having been made at the last session for the purchase of a suitable site and for the erection, furnishing, and fitting up of an asylum for the insane of the District of Columbia and of the Army and Navy of the United States, the proper measures have been adopted to carry this beneficent purpose into effect.
Section 8: Millard Fillmore, December 6, 1852, part 2
4995 words. Read from: By the latest advices from the Mexican boundary commission it appears that the survey of the river Gila from its continence with the Colorado to its supposed intersection with the western line of New Mexico has been completed.
Section 9: Franklin Pierce, December 5, 1853, part 1
4363 words. Read through: The defects in the law upon this subject are so apparent and so fatal to the ends of justice that your early action relating to it is most desirable.
Section 10: Franklin Pierce, December 5, 1853, part 2
5228 words. Read from: During the last fiscal year 9,819,411 acres of the public lands have been surveyed and 10,363,891 acres brought into market.
Section 11: Franklin Pierce, December 4, 1854, part 1
5705 words. Read throug: If comparisons were to be instituted, it would not be difficult to present repeated instances in the history of states standing in the very front of modern civilization where communities far less offending and more defenseless than Greytown have been chastised with much greater severity, and where not cities only have been laid in ruins, but human life has been recklessly sacrificed and the blood of the innocent made profusely to mingle with that of the guilty.
Section 12: Franklin Pierce, December 4, 1854, part 2
4434 words. Read from: Passing from foreign to domestic affairs, your attention is naturally directed to the financial condition of the country, always a subject of general interest.
Section 13: Franklin Pierce, December 31, 1855, part 1
5461 words. Read through: It is now so generally conceded that the purpose of revenue alone can justify the imposition of duties on imports that in readjusting the impost tables and schedules, which unquestionably require essential modifications, a departure from the principles of the present tariff is not anticipated.
Section 14: Franklin Pierce, December 31, 1855, part 2
6151 words. Read from: The Army during the past year has been actively engaged in defending the Indian frontier, the state of the service permitting but few and small garrisons in our permanent fortifications.
Section 15: Franklin Pierce, December 2, 1856, part 1
5362 words. Read through: Full information in relation to recent events in this Territory will be found in the documents communicated herewith from the Departments of State and War.
Section 16: Franklin Pierce, December 2, 1856, part 2
5124 words. Read from: I refer you to the report of the Secretary of the Treasury for particular information concerning the financial condition of the Government and the various branches of the public service connected with the Treasury Department.