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Special Message

February 06, 1839

To the House of Representatives of the United States:

I transmit to the House of Representatives a report* from the Secretary of State, with accompanying documents, in answer to a resolution of that body bearing date on the 28th ultimo.


*Relating to the demand upon the British, Government for satisfaction for the burning of the Steamboat Caroline and murdering of unarmed citizens on board, at Schlosser, N. Y., December 29, 1837 .

Martin van Buren, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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