Special Message

May 11, 1854

To the House of Representatives:

I transmit a report from the Secretary of State, with accompanying papers,* in answer to the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 1st instant.


*Relating to the rights accorded to neutrals and the rights claimed by, belligerents in the war between certain European powers.

Franklin Pierce, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/202087

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