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Address to Congress on Commerce, Treaty with Spain, and National Debt

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PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States, Foreign Relations. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date November 23, 1797
Author Name John Adams (primary)
Recipient Name Congress of the United States (primary)
Summary Recommends protection of commerce and securing treaty with Spanish. Mentioned negotiations for peace with Europe. Western frontier and Indian relations discussed, national debt, revision of funding systems.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Related Persons/Groups US Congress; John Adams; British; Indians; Indian nation; Spanish; French; envoy; emissary; commissioners; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Great Britain; Western frontier; territory; France; Spain; Holland; Passamaquoddy bay; Boston; St. Croix; island; rivers; Boston; ;
Keywords treaty; debt; vessels; ;
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