Adams Papers

To John Adams from United States Congress, 6 April 1789

Be it known, That the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America being convened in the City and State of New York, this sixth Day of April, in the Year of our Lord, one thousand, seven hundred, and eighty nine, the under-written appointed President of the Senate for the sole Purpose of receiving, opening, and counting the Votes of the Electors, did, in the Presence of the said Senate and House of Representatives, open all the Certificates, and count all the Votes of the Electors for a President, and Vice-President, by which it appears, that the honorable John Adams, Esquire, was duly elected, agreeably to the Constitution, to the Office of Vice-President of the said United States of America.

The Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my Hand, and Seal.

John Langdon

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