Context

Context of Message from the President of the United States to the two Houses of Congress at the commencement of the second session of the Thirty-fifth Congress. December 6, 1858. -- Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole on the State of the Union, and, together with the accompanying documents, ordered to be printed. December 11, 1858. -- Resolved, that there be printed, for the use of the members of the House of Representatives, twenty thousand extra copies of the message of the President of the United States, together with the accompanying documents.