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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
March 21, 1853

To the Senate of the United States:

In answer to the resolution of the Senate of the 17th instant, respecting certain propositions to Nicaragua and Costs Rica relative to the settlement of the territorial controversies between the States and Governments bordering on the river San Juan, I transmit a report from the Secretary of State and the documents by which it was accompanied.


Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", March 21, 1853. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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