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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
March 1, 1854

To the Senate of the United States:

I transmit to the Senate a report from the Secretary of State, with accompanying documents,* in compliance with their resolution of the 2d ultimo.


*Communications from the American legation at Constantinople respecting the seizure of Martin Koszta by Austrian authorities at Smyrna.

Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", March 1, 1854. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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