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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
January 0, 1857

To the Senate and House of Representatives:

I transmit to Congress copies of a communication from His Excellency Andrew Johnson, governor of the State of Tennessee, tendering to the Government of the United States "500 acres of the late residence of Andrew Jackson, deceased, including the mansion, tomb, and other improvements, known as the Hermitage," upon the terms and conditions of an act of the legislature of said State, a copy of which is also herewith communicated.


Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", January 0, 1857. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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