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• John Quincy Adams
Special Message
January 26, 1829

To the House of Representatives of the United States:

I transmit herewith a report from the Secretary of State, with voluminous documents prepared and collected in compliance with a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 13th January, 1825, calling for a statement of convictions, executions, and pardons for capital offenses under the authority of the Government of the United States since the adoption of the Constitution.


Citation: John Quincy Adams: "Special Message", January 26, 1829. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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