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• John Adams
Special Message
January 23, 1800

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

I transmit to Congress for the information of the members a report of the Secretary of State of the 9th instant, a letter from Matthew Clarkson, esq., to him of the 2d, and a list of the claims adjusted by the commissioners under the twenty-first article of our treaty with Spain.


Citation: John Adams: "Special Message", January 23, 1800. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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