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• John Adams
Special Message
January 18, 1799

Gentlemen of the Senate and Gentlemen of the House of Representatives:

The communication relative to our affairs with France alluded to in my address to both Houses at the opening of the session is contained in the sheets which accompany this. A report of the Secretary of State, containing some observations on them, will be sent to Congress on Monday.


Citation: John Adams: "Special Message", January 18, 1799. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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