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Special Message

February 28, 1839

To the House of Representatives.

I transmit herewith a report from the Secretary of the Treasury, accompanied by a letter from the Commissioner of the General Land Office, and other documents therein referred to, touching certain information directed to be communicated to the House of Representatives by a resolution dated the 7th of July last.*


* Relating to attempts to keep down the price of public lands.

Martin van Buren, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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