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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
April 9, 1856

To the House of Representatives:

I transmit herewith a report from the Secretary of State, with accompanying document,* in compliance with the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 4th instant.


*Dispatch from the United States minister at Naples relative to the saving from shipwreck of certain American vessels and their crews by officers of the Neapolitan navy and marine service.

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