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To John Adams from Timothy Pickering, 5 January 1798

Department of State Jany. 5. 1798

To the President of the United States

I have the honor to lay before you a copy of the act of the Legislature of Kentuckey, this day received, ratifying the amendment proposed by Congress to the Constitution of the United States, respecting the suability of States. The amendment having now been ratified by the legislatures of three fourths of the several states, has become a part of the Constitution of the United States.

Timothy Pickering

Secretary of State

MHi: Timothy Pickering Papers.

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