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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
February 6, 1854

To the House of Representatives:

I transmit a report from the Secretary of State upon the subject of the resolution* of the House of Representatives of the 14th of December last, and recommend that the appropriation therein suggested as being necessary to enable him to comply with the resolution be made.


*Requesting a statement of the privileges and restrictions of the commercial intercourse of the United States with foreign nations and a comparative statement between the tariff of the United States and other nations.

Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", February 6, 1854. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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