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3550. GOVERNMENT, Recognition of.—[further continued] .

If the nation of France
shall ever reestablish such an officer as Regent
(of which there is no appearance at present),
I should be for receiving a minister from
him; but I am not for doing it from any
Regent, so christened, and set up by any other
To President Washington. Ford ed., vi, 219.
(Pa., April. 1793)