|The American Presidency Project|
|• Franklin Pierce|
|March 2, 1857|
To the Senate of the United States:
I communicate herewith a letter ++. from the Secretary of the Navy, in response to a resolution of the Senate of August 15, 1856·
++ Relating to the discontinuance or change of location of any navy-yard or naval station on the Atlantic Seaboard.
Concurring in the views presented in the documents to which the Secretary of the Navy refers, I am not prepared at this time to recommend any legislation on the subject.
|Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", March 2, 1857. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=67784.|
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