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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
February 23, 1857

To the Senate of the United States:

I communicate herewith a report from the Attorney-General, in reply to the resolution of the Senate of the 20th instant, asking for correspondence of Samuel D. Lecompte, chief justice of the Territory of Kansas.+


+ Explanatory of his judicial conduct in the Territory of Kansas.

Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", February 23, 1857. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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