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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
March 5, 1856

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

I present herewith a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, in relation to Indian disturbances in the Territories of Oregon and Washington, and recommending an immediate appropriation of $300,000.

I commend this subject to your early consideration.


Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", March 5, 1856. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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