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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
April 30, 1856

To the House of Representatives:

I transmit herewith to the House of Representatives a report* from the Secretary of State, in answer to their resolution of the 7th instant.


*Relating to indemnification by the Spanish Government if the captains, owners, and crews the bark Georgiana and the brig Susan Loud for their capture and confiscation by the Spanish, authorities.

Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", April 30, 1856. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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