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Special Message

March 24, 1840

To the House of Representatives of the United States:

I transmit herewith a report from the Secretaries of State, Treasury, and Navy and the Postmaster-General, with the documents which accompanied it, in compliance with the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 5th instant, relative to the General Post-Office building and the responsibilities of the architect and Commissioner of the Public Buildings, etc.


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

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