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Special Message

February 13, 1839

To the Senate of the United States:

I herewith transmit to the Senate a report++ from the Secretary of State, with accompanying documents, in answer to their resolution of the 1st instant.


(++Relating to compensation by Great Britain in the cases of the brigs Enterprise, Encomium, and Comet , slaves on board which were forcibly seized and detained by local authorities of Bermuda and Bahama islands)

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

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