Adams Papers

From John Adams to United States Senate, 17 July 1798

United States July 17th 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 Generals acceptance of his appointment, as Lieutenant General and Commander in Chief of the army—

John Adams

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

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