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Special Message

March 15, 1869

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I invite the attention of Congress to the accompanying communication* of this date, which I have received from the Secretary of the Interior.


* Report of the Government directors of the Union Pacific Railroad relative to an injunction issued by Judge Barnard, of the supreme court of the city of New York, restraining and prohibiting an election of officers or directors on the day directed by the law of December 20, 1867.

Ulysses S. Grant, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/203829

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