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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
April 10, 1856

To the Senate of the United States:

I transmit herewith a report of the Secretary of the Interior, with accompanying documents, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate of the 6th ultimo. The documents, it is believed, contain all the information in the Executive Departments upon the subject+ to which the resolution refers.


+Claim of Richard W. Thompson for alleged services to the Menotninee Indians.

Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", April 10, 1856. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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