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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
July 15, 1856

To the Senate and House of Representatives:

I transmit a copy of a letter of November 27, 1854, from the commissioner of the United States in China, and of the regulations, orders, and decrees which accompanied it, for such revision thereof as Congress may deem expedient, pursuant to the sixth section of the act approved August 11, 1848.


Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", July 15, 1856. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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