President Buchanan's annual message to Congress is delivered to Capital Hill
James Buchanan's private secretary, A.J. Glossbrenner, delivered the President's annual message to the Congress to Capital Hill at noon, the day after the legislature had assembled and appointed its committees. Reception to the message was immediate and mixed. (By John Osborne)
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial History of the Civil War in the United States of America (Mansfield, OH: Estill & Co., 1866), 64.