Letter to the President of the Senate on Indian Affairs in California
Hon. J. C. BRECKINRIDGE,
Vice-President of the United States:
SIR: In reply to the resolutions of the Senate of the United States of the 20th February and 14th March, 1857, I herewith transmit, to be laid before that body, copies of all correspondence, vouchers, and other papers having reference to the accounts of Edward F. Beale, esq., late superintendent of Indian affairs in California, which are of file or record in the Departments of the Treasury and Interior.
James Buchanan, Letter to the President of the Senate on Indian Affairs in California Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/202720