To the Senate and House of Representatives:
I transmit herewith a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, with draft of a bill to appropriate money to meet a deficiency in the Indian service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1882.
A copy of report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, dated 13th instant, in regard to the bill is also inclosed.
The subject is commended to the attention of Congress.
CHESTER A. ARTHUR
Chester A. Arthur, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/204884