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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
June 3, 1856

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

I herewith communicate a letter of the 26th instant from the Secretary of the Interior, and accompanying papers, relative to the conflict of jurisdiction between the Federal and Cherokee courts and the inadequacy of protection against the intrusion of improper persons into the Cherokee country, and recommend the subject to the consideration of Congress.


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