Adams Papers

From John Adams to United States Congress, 27 June 1798

United States—June 27th 1798

Gentlemen of the Senate and Gentlemen of the House of Representatives

I have received a Letter from his Excellency Thomas Mifflin Governor of Pennsylvania enclosing some documents, which I judge it my duty to lay before Congress without loss of time—

As my opinion coincides entirely with that of his Excellency the Governor, I recommend the subject to the consideration of both Houses of Congress whose authority alone appears to me adequate to the occasion—

John Adams

DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.

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