Requests for Cabinet Guidance on State of the Union Speech & Other Issues

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Date March 20, 1797
Author Name John Adams (primary)
Recipient Name Cabinet (primary)
Summary Asks Secretary of State and Attorney General to find a precedent for the State of the Union speech, as none has ever before been given [to Adams' knowledge]. Also asks the Secretaries of State, Treasury, War, and the Attorney General to submit reports on their offices, and requests their advice on various matters, including foreign relations.
Document Format Type Undetermined
Source Collection: Massachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers

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