Context of Message from the President of the United States to the two Houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the Thirty-fourth Congress. December 31, 1855. -- Read, and ordered that the usual number of the message and documents be printed; and that 15,000 copies of the message and accompanying documents, in addition to the usual number, be printed for the use of the Senate by the printer of the Senate for the last Congress, at rates not exceeding those established by existing laws. Part I.