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Special Message

December 16, 1851

To the Senate of the United States:

In answer to the resolution of the Senate of the 8th instant, requesting the communication of a dispatch * addressed to the Department of State by Mr. Niles, late charge' d'affaires of the United States at Turin, I transmit a report from the Secretary of State, which is accompanied by a copy of the dispatch.


*On the subject of a ship canal between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

Millard Fillmore, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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