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Special Message

January 25, 1840

To the Senate of the United States:

The accompanying report ++ from the Secretary of State is, with its inclosures, communicated to the Senate in compliance with their resolution of the 14th instant.


++Relating to the compensation by Great Britain in the case 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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