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President Buchanan sends his annual message to the United States Senate

James Buchanan, Brady daguerreotype, detail
12/27/1859
President James Buchanan sent his annual message to the Senate of the United States on this day.  The House of Representatives did not receive a copy since it was not yet organized, being embroiled in a heated partisan debate over the election of the Speaker.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Company, 1861), 406.

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