Adams Papers

From John Adams to United States Congress, 28 January 1799

Jan 28 1799

Gentlemen of the Senate and Gentlemen of the House of Representatives

An edict of the Executive directory of the French republic of the twenty ninth of October 1798, inclosed in a letter from our minister plenipotentiary in London, of the sixteenth of November, is of so much importance, that it cannot be too soon communicated to you & to the public

John Adams

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

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