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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
May 23, 1854

To the Senate of the United States:

I transmit a report from the Secretary of State, on the subject of documents* called for by the resolution of the Senate of the 9th instant.


*Researches of H. S. Sanford, late charge d'affaires at Paris, on the condition of penal law in continental Europe, etc.; also a "Memoir on the Administrative Changes in France since the Revolution of 1848," by H. S. Sanford.

Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", May 23, 1854. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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