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Special Message

April 28, 1842

To the Senate of the United States:

I submit to the Senate, for the constitutional action of that body, a treaty concluded with the half-breeds of the Dakota or Sioux Nation on the 31st day of July last, together with the papers referred to in the accompanying communication from the Secretary of War as necessary to a full view of the whole subject.


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

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