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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
January 19, 1854

To the House of Representatives:

I transmit herewith a report from the Secretary of State, with accompanying documents,* in compliance with the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 3d instant.


*Relating to seizure and imprisonment by Spanish authorities at Puerto Rico of officers and crew of schooner North Carolina.

Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", January 19, 1854. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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