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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
August 2, 1854

To The Senate of the United States:

I transmit herewith a report of the Secretary of State, with the accompanying documents,* in answer to the resolution of the Senate of the 5th ultimo.


*Correspondence relative to the imprisonment of George Marsden and to the seizure of the cargo of the American bark Griffon by the authorities of Brazil.

Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", August 2, 1854. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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