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Adams, John (1735-1826) Message from the President [re: ratification of the 11th Amendment]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05161 Author/Creator: Adams, John (1735-1826) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Pamphlet Date: 1798/01/17 Pagination: 12 p. 22.9 x 12.1 cm

Summary of Content: "Message from the President... Concerning the suability of states, in pursuance of a Resolution of the two houses, of the second of March last." First edition, printed by order of the House of Representatives.

Background Information:

People: Adams, John, 1735-1826

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: PresidentGovernment and CivicsLawJudiciaryUS ConstitutionUS Constitutional AmendmentRatificationStates' RightsVice President

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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