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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
February 25, 1856

To the Senate and House of Representatives:

I transmit a copy of a letter of the 7th of March last from the acting commissioner of the United States in China, and of the regulations and notification which accompanied it, for such revision thereof as Congress may deem expedient, pursuant to the sixth section of the act approved 11th August, 1848.


Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", February 25, 1856. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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