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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
March 7, 1854

To the Senate of the United States:

I transmit herewith a report from the Secretary of State and the documents* therein referred to, in answer to the resolution of the Senate of the 26th March, 1853.


*Correspondence with R. C. Schenck, United States minister to Brazil, relative to the African slave trade.

Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", March 7, 1854. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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