THE PRESIDENCY: Mr. Coolidge's Week: Mar. 10, 1924

¶ The President wrote to Senator Lenroot, Chairman of the Public Lands Committee, urged that Congress investigate and take action on the demand of the Northern Pacific Railway for some 3,900,000 acres of forest land to which it claims a right by its charter.

¶The President and Mrs. Coolidge attended the unveiling of a "shrine" in the Library of Congress in which are exhibited the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. These documents have for about 30 years been kept from the public because they were fading and deteriorating. They are now...

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