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Special Message

February 16, 1864

To the Senate and House of Representatives:

I transmit to Congress a report from the Secretary of State, with the accompanying papers, relative to the claim on this Government of the owners of the French ship La Manche and recommend an appropriation for the satisfaction of the claim, pursuant to the award of the arbitrators.


Abraham Lincoln, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/202044

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