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Special Message

January 18, 1878

To the Senate of the United States:

In answer to the resolution of the Senate of December 6, 1877, I inclose a report made to me by the Attorney-General, the results of which seem to be correct, and which affords the information* requested.


*Operation of the Union Pacific Railroad and its branches.

(A similar message was sent to the House of Representatives, in answer to a resolution of that body of November 27, 1877.)

Rutherford B. Hayes, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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