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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
December 5, 1854

To the Senate of the United States:

I transmit to the Senate, for its consideration with a view to ratification, a convention for regulating the right of inheriting and acquiring property, concluded in this city on the 21st day of August last between the United States and His Highness the Duke of Brunswick and Luneburg.


Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", December 5, 1854. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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