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From John Adams to United States Senate, 18 July 1798

In Senate, July 18, 1798.

Gentlemen of the Senate,

BELIEVING that the Letter received this morning, from General WASHINGTON, will give high satisfaction to the Senate, I transmit them a copy of it, and congratulate them and the public on this great event, the General’s acceptance of his appointment, as Lieutenant-General and Commander in Chief of the Army.

John Adams.

MHi: Broadside Collection.

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