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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
February 17, 1855

To the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States:

I communicate herewith a letter * of the Secretary of the Interior and accompanying paper, for the consideration of Congress.


*Recommending an appropriation to supply a deficit in the amount held on Indian account, caused by the failure of Selden, Withers & Co., with whom it was deposited.

Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", February 17, 1855. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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