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• John Quincy Adams
Special Message
May 23, 1828

To the House of Representatives of the United States:

In compliance with a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 30th ultimo, I transmit herewith a report from the Secretary of State, with copies of the correspondence** with the Brazilian Government, and shewing the measures taken by the Government of the United States in relation to the several topics noticed in the resolution.


**Relating to alleged blockade by the naval forces of Brazil, imprisonment of American citizens by Brazil, etc.

Citation: John Quincy Adams: "Special Message", May 23, 1828. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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