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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
December 20, 1854

To the Senate of the United States:

I herewith transmit to the Senate, for its constitutional action thereon, a treaty made at La Pointe, Wis., on the 30th of September, 1854, by Henry C. Gilbert and David B. Harriman, commissioners on the part of the United States, and the chiefs and headmen of the Chippewas of Lake Superior and the Mississippi.


Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", December 20, 1854. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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