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By the President of the United States of America. A proclamation. Whereas the Congress of the United States, by virtue of the constitutional authority vested in them, have declared by their act, bearing date this day, that "by the act of the Republic of Mexico, a state of war exists between that Government and the United States:"

Date 13 May 1846
Source Library of Congress
Author James K. Polk
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