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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
April 5, 1854

To the House of Representatives of the United States:

I transmit herewith to the House of Representatives a report of the Secretary of State, with accompanying documents,* in further compliance with their resolution of the 10th of March, 1854.


*Relating to violations of the rights of American citizens by Spanish authorities and their refusal to allow United States vessels to enter ports of Cuba, etc.

Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", April 5, 1854. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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