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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
January 6, 1857

To the Senate of the United States:

I transmit a report from the Secretary of State, with accompanying papers,* in answer to the resolution of the Senate of the 2d instant.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

*Relating to the refusal of the minister to the United States from the Netherlands to testify before the criminal court of the District of Columbia.

Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", January 6, 1857. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=67755.
 
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