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• John Quincy Adams
Special Message
December 8, 1828

To the Senate of the United States:

I transmit to the Senate a report from the Secretary of War, with documents, prepared in compliance with their resolution of the 26th of May last, concerning the practicability and probable cost of constructing an artificial harbor, commonly called a "breakwater," at or near the mouth of the Mississippi.


Citation: John Quincy Adams: "Special Message", December 8, 1828. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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