Senate of the United States, July 18, 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 general's acceptance of his appointment, as lieutentant [sic] general and commander in chief of the Army : John Adams, United States, July 17th 1798.
[Philadelphia, Pa. :
Printed by John Fenno,
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