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Special Message

January 05, 1881

To the Senate of the United States:

In response to the resolution of the Senate of June 21, 1879, I herewith transmit reports * received from the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of War.


*Transmitting statements of the number of soldiers and civilians killed and wounded, number of Indians killed, value of property destroyed, and expenses incurred by the United States in certain Indian wars from 1865 to 1879.

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

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