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letter 10


In answer to your letter of the 23d ult. requesting that we would inform the Secretary of State the expence that will attend the publication of the Acts of the United States in our paper,—we would observe, that we shall be


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perfectly satisfied with such compensation as the Secretary of State shall deem reasonable. If, however, it is necessary to mention a price, we are willing to receive payment either by the session, or by the printed page of the Acts—If paid by the page, we ask one dollar; if by the session one hundred dollars.

We are, Sir,
Your most ob.t Serv.ts
Childs & Swaine
Henry Remsem Esqr