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Adams, John (1735-1826) Message of the President of the United States, to both houses

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00265.03 Author/Creator: Adams, John (1735-1826) Place Written: United States Type: Pamphlets Date: 04 May 1798 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Dated May 4, 1798. Stab-stitched as issued. Regarding negotiations with France to end the Quasi-War, and report from Ambassadors

People: Adams, John, 1735-1826.

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: President Government and Civics, Quasi-war, France, Military History, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Presidential Speeches and Proclamations

Sub Era: The Early Republic