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Special Message

January 15, 1799

Gentlemen of the Senate:

I transmit to you the treaty between the United States and the Cherokee Indians, signed near Tellico on the 2d day of October, 1798, for your consideration. I have directed the Secretary of War to lay before you the journal of the commissioners and a copy of their instructions.


John Adams, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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