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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
June 12, 1854

To The House of Representatives:

I transmit a report from the Secretary of State, with accompanying papers,* in answer to the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 24th of April last.


*Relating to the instructions referred to by President Monroe in his annual message of December 2, 1823, on the subject of the issue of commissions to private armed vessels.

Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", June 12, 1854. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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