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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
August 15, 1856

To the House of Representatives:

In answer to the resolution the House of Representatives of the 4th instant, requesting a copy of letters and papers touching the pardons or remission of the imprisonment of Daniel Drayton and Edward Sayres in August, 1852, I transmit a report from the Secretary of State, to whom the resolution was referred.


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