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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
August 4, 1856

To the Senate of the United States.

In answer to the resolution of the Senate of the 1st instant, requesting a copy of papers touching recent events in the Territory of Washington, I transmit a report from the Secretary of State and the documents which it was accompanied.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", August 4, 1856. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=67717.
 
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