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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
August 13, 1856

To the Senate and House of Representatives:

I transmit herewith a communication from the Secretary of War, inclosing a report of Captain M. C. Meigs, stating that the sum of $750,000 will be necessary for the prosecution of the Capitol extension until the close of the next session of Congress, and recommend that that amount may be appropriated.


Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", August 13, 1856. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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