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• John Quincy Adams
Special Message
December 15, 1828

To the House of Representatives of the United States:

In compliance with the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 8th instant, referring to a negotiation of the British Government, by virtue of a resolution of the House of the 10th of May last, relative to the surrender of fugitive slaves, I transmit herewith a report from the Secretary of State, with copies of instructions and correspondence, containing the desired information.


Citation: John Quincy Adams: "Special Message", December 15, 1828. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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