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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
February 9, 1857

To the Senate of the United States:

I transmit a report from the Secretary of State, with accompanying papers,* in answer to the resolution of the Senate of the 30th ultimo.


*Relating to the proclamation of martial law in Washington Territory, etc.

Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", February 9, 1857. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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