Special Message

March 18, 1854

Speaker of the House of Representatives:

SIR: I transmit to you herewith a report of the present date from the Secretary of the Interior, accompanied by a tabular statement containing the information* called for by resolution of the House of Representatives adopted the 13th ultimo.


*Area of each State and Territory; extent of the public domain remaining in each state and Territory, and the extent alienated by sales, grants, etc.

Franklin Pierce, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/201942

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