Adams Papers

To John Adams from Oliver Ellsworth, 3 April 1790

[April 3, 1790]

Mr. President:

I am commanded to inform the Senate, that the President of the United States did, on the 2d of April, approve of, and affix his signature to, “An act to accept a cession of the claims of the state of North Carolina to a certain district of western territory.”

I am also commanded to communicate to the Senate, a written message from the President of the United States.

Printed Source--Senate Journal.

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