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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
April 9, 1856

To the Senate and House of Representatives:

In execution of an act of Congress entitled "An act to provide for the accommodation of the courts of the United States for the district of Maryland and for a post-office at Baltimore city, Md. ," approved February 17, 1855, I communicate herewith, for the consideration of Congress, copies of conditional contracts which I have caused to be executed for two sites, with buildings thereon, together with plans and estimates for fitting up and furnishing the same.


Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", April 9, 1856. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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