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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
February 11, 1857

To the Senate of the United States:

In further compliance with a resolution of the Senate of the 5th instant, requesting me to communicate transcripts of papers relative to the proclamation of martial law by Governor Stevens, of Washington Territory, I transmit the accompanying report from the Secretary of War.


Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", February 11, 1857. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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