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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
February 7, 1855

To the Senate of the United States:

I transmit to the Senate, for its advice with regard to ratification, a convention for the mutual extradition of fugitives from justice in certain cases between the United States and His Majesty the King of Hanover, signed by the plenipotentiaries of the two Governments at London on the 18th of January last. An extract from a dispatch of Mr. Buchanan to the Secretary of State relative to the convention is also herewith communicated.


Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", February 7, 1855. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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