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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
June 20, 1854

To the Senate of the United States:

I transmit to the Senate, for its consideration with a view to ratification, a treaty extending the right of fishing and regulating the commerce and navigation between Her Britannic Majesty's possessions in North America and the United States, concluded in this city on the 5th instant between the United States and Her Britannic Majesty.


Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", June 20, 1854. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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