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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
March 20, 1856

To the Senate of the United States:

In compliance with a resolution of the Senate of the 26th ultimo, I herewith communicate "a copy of the report, with the maps, of an exploration of the Big Witchitaw and the head waters of the Brazos rivers, made by Captain R. B. Marcy, of the United States Army, while engaged in locating lands for the Indians of Texas in the year 1854."


Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", March 20, 1856. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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