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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
June 24, 1854

To the Senate and House of Representatives:

I transmit to Congress the copy of two communications of the 26th ultimo and 4th instant, respectively, from Her Britannic Majesty's minister accredited to this Government to the Secretary of State, relative to the health on shipboard of immigrants from foreign countries to the United States. This was the subject of my message to Congress of the 27th of April last.


Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", June 24, 1854. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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