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Context of Condition of graves of American soldiers killed at the battle of Buena Vista. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting, in response to Senate resolution of June 3, 1897, a communication from the Secretary of State relative to the condition of the graves near Saltillo, Mexico, of American soldiers killed at the battle of Buena Vista, on February 27, 1847. December 17, 1897. -- Read; referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations and ordered to be printed.