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• Franklin Pierce
Special Message
March 18, 1854

Speaker of the House of Representatives:

SIR: I transmit to you herewith a report of the present date from the Secretary of the Interior, accompanied by a tabular statement containing the information* called for by resolution of the House of Representatives adopted the 13th ultimo.


*Area of each State and Territory; extent of the public domain remaining in each state and Territory, and the extent alienated by sales, grants, etc.

Citation: Franklin Pierce: "Special Message", March 18, 1854. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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