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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
February 10, 1854

To the Senate and House of Representatives:

I herewith transmit a communication from the Secretary of the Navy, accompanied by the second part of Lieutenant Herndon's report of the exploration of the valley of the Amazon and its tributaries, made by him in connection with Lieutenant Lardner Gibbon under instructions from the Navy Department.


Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", February 10, 1854. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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