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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
February 11, 1857

To the Senate of the United States:

I transmit to the Senate, for its consideration with a view to ratification, a treaty of friendship and commerce between the United States and the Shah of Persia, signed by the plenipotentiaries of the parties at Constantinople on the 13th of December last.


Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", February 11, 1857. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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