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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
March 2, 1855

To the Senate of the United States:

I herewith submit a report of the Secretary of War, containing all the information that can now be furnished in reply to the resolution of the Senate of the 28th ultimo, requesting "a statement of the number of muskets, rifles, and other arms and equipments delivered to the State arsenals, respectively, the number remaining on hand, and the number sold and accounted for; also, the date and amount of such sales."


Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", March 2, 1855. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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