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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
June 13, 1856

To the House of Representatives:

In compliance with a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 18th of February last, requesting me to communicate to the House "the report of Captain E. B. Boutwell, and all the documents accompanying it, relative to the operations of the United States sloop of war John Adams , under his command, at the Fejee Islands in the year 1855," I transmit herewith a report of the Secretary of the Navy.


Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", June 13, 1856. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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