Special Message

May 23, 1854

To the Senate of the United States:

I transmit a report from the Secretary of State, on the subject of documents* called for by the resolution of the Senate of the 9th instant.


*Researches of H. S. Sanford, late charge d'affaires at Paris, on the condition of penal law in continental Europe, etc.; also a "Memoir on the Administrative Changes in France since the Revolution of 1848," by H. S. Sanford.

Franklin Pierce, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/202102

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