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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
January 3, 1856

To the Senate of the United States:

I herewith lay before the Senate, for its constitutional action thereon the following-described Indian treaties, negotiated by George W. Manypenny and Henry C. Gilbert, as commissioners on the part of the United States:

A. Treaty with the Chippewas of Saginaw, Swan Creek, and Black River, dated 2d August, 1855.

B. Treaty with the Chippewas of Sault Ste. Marie, dated August 2, 1855.

C. Treaty with the Ottawas and Chippewas, dated July 31, 1855.


Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", January 3, 1856. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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