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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
December 15, 1856

To the Senate and House of Representatives:

I transmit to Congress an extract from a letter of the 22d ultimo from the governor of the Territory of Kansas to the Secretary of State, with a copy of the executive minutes++ to which it refers. These documents have been received since the date of any message at the opening of the present session.


++ Containing a history of Kansas affairs.

Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", December 15, 1856. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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