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AN ACT to expedite and regulate the printing of public documents, and for other purposes.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That seven thousand copies of the “Commercial Relations," annually prepared under the direction of the Secretary of State, be printed and distributed as follows, viz: the usual number (one thousand five hundred and fifty) for the houses of Congress, four hundred and fifty for the State Department, two thousand for the use of the members of the Senate, and three thousand for the use of the members of the House.
Approved June 25, 1864.
YEAR ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 1863.
FEBRUARY 16, 1864.–Referred to the Committee on Commerce and ordered to be printed.
DEPARTMENT OF STATE, February 10, 1864. Sır: In compliance with the acts of Congress of August 16, 1842, and August 18, 1856, I have the honor to transmit herewith a Report on the Commercial Relations of the United States with Foreign Nations for the year
ended September 30, 1863. I have the honor to be, sir, your obedient servant,
WILLIAM H. SEWARD. Hon. SCHUYLER COLFAX,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.