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Special Message

June 04, 1840

To the House of Representatives:

I herewith submit a report from the Secretary of the Treasury, showing the progress made in complying with the requirements of a resolution passed February 6, 1839, concerning mineral lands of the United States. The documents he communicates contain much important information on the subject of those lands, and a plan for the sale of them is in a course of preparation and will be presented as soon as completed.


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

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