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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
June 20, 1856

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

I communicate herewith a letter from the Secretary of the Interior and accompanying papers, respecting the sum of $16,024.80 now in the hands of the agent of the Choctaw Indians, being a balance remaining from the sales of Choctaw orphan reservations under the nineteenth article of the treaty of 1830, and commend the subject to the favorable consideration of Congress.


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