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December 12, 1795 Presidential Response to Congressional Address George Washington United States Senate Presidential response to address by Congress regarding peace with Indians and treaties with Spain and Algiers. Noted God was to thank for all the happiness enjoyed in America.
December 10, 1799 Reply to the Address of the House of Representatives John Adams House of Representatives President Adams' reply to the House of Representatives' address, which was in reply to Adams' speech the of the 9th. Adams expresses confidence that the legislative and executive branches of the government will work well together during the coming legislative session.
May 20, 1789 Autograph Letter Signed, Charles Senf to Henry Knox Charles Senf Henry Knox Letter, discusses proposal of peace.
June 3, 1797 Speaker of House Speech to President on State of the Union Address House of Representatives John Adams House to cooperate with all measures necessary to react to insult issued by France against United States. Reiterate need to pursue peace.
June 3, 1797 Presidents Response to Speaker of House Speech on State of the Union Address John Adams House of Representatives Assured House of peace with France and pursuit of negotiations.
November 9, 1792 Response to the President's Annual Address John Langdon George Washington Senator Langdon explains the Senate's response to the President's annual address to the Congress.
December 3, 1793 Fifth Annual Address to Congress by the President George Washington Congress of the United States This is President Washington's fifth annual address to the Congress of the United States, now called the "State of the Union" address. He discusses foreign relations particularly in regard to the war in Europe and its effect on American intercourse, Indian affairs with the northern and southern tribes, and payment on the debt to Holland.
October 30, 1797 State Department Preparation for State of the Union Address Timothy Pickering John Adams Confirms that he is forwarding some of Adams' correspondence to its recipients; also informs Adams that he is preparing "business to lay before Congress," presumably material for Adams' state of the union address.
November 22, 1796 Address of the French Directory, Etc. William Vans Murray James McHenry In a largely illegible letter, Murray announces that he has been able to get the paper containing the address of the French Directory.
May 24, 1797 Senate's Response to State of the Union Address United States Senate John Adams Vice President Jefferson gave Senates response. Senate approved of Pres. Adams plan to seek compensation for insult by France, pursuit of new trade policy, tax on citizens of United States, and maintenance of cordial relations with European nations.
August 15, 1798 Forwarding of Response to Address from Rensselaer County, New York Militia, & Request for Clarification John Adams James McHenry Forwards an address from the Rensselaer County, New York militia, as well as his response to them. Seems to have found their address unclear; asks McHenry if he can discern whether the militia meant to offer themselves as a volunteer corps. If that is the case, Adams, directs McHenry to send them an appropriate official response.
December 12, 1798 Congregational Response to Adams Address on Relations with France United States Senate John Adams John Laurance, president of Senate responded to Adams address and stated the U.S. gov't concurred with the continuation of defense of seas against French-sanctioned privateers and capture of British goods.
November 6, 1792 President's Annual Address to Congress, 1792 George Washington Congress of the United States President Washington presents his annual address to Congress [State of the Union] for the year 1792.
August 13, 1794 Wayne Address to Indians Regarding Peace Meeting Anthony Wayne [not available] Wayne addressed all Nations North West of the Ohio River regarding peace: Wayne requested to meet deputies sent by the Indian tribes to discuss peace agreement which included protection of women and children and returning of land to tribes. Christopher Miller, an adopted Shawnee was offered by Wayne to provide evidence of the United States kindness. Wayne advised the Nations to disregard...
November 28, 1797 Response to Address to Congress by President Delivered 11/23/1798 United States Senate John Adams Senate agreed with President Adams request for peace and treaty with France and Spain, new trade agreements with Britain, and agreed commerce was essential for the growth of the nation.
November 23, 1796 A Few Lines of the Address to Spain William Vans Murray James McHenry Murray notes that he has copied a few lines of the address to Spain and sent it on to Cowan with some remarks.
December 13, 1790 Reply of President Washington to Congress George Washington Congress of the United States Washington acknowledges the sentiments of Congress in their address. Looks forward to happiest consequences from deliberations during present session.
November 22, 1785 Opening Address from Commissioners at Hopewell Treaty [not available] [not available] Commissioners state that they have been sent by Congress to meet to headmen of Cherokees. Express good wishes. The recount the contributions of Cherokees during the American Revolutionary War. Make reference to the sovereignty of congress, to a map, and point out that Congress wants none of their lands. Will listen to any grievances.
October 2, 1791 Promoting the Peace of the Frontiers George Beckwith Alexander Hamilton Beckwith, a British officer, sends Hamilton a copy of a letter from Lord Dorchester to the western Indians in which he allegedly refused to support the Indians in a war against the United States but offered to mediate an agreement between the two sides.
June 14, 1791 [not available] [not available] [not available] Address Leaf, Henry Knox to Elbridge Gerry
July 25, 1798 Forwarding of Remarks Made at Wayne County, Pennsylvania Defense Meeting Samuel Sitgreaves John Adams Sitgreaves forwards "The Address of of a Meeting of the Military Officers and other Citizens of the new County of Wayne, in Pennsylvania," dated July 20. The address is not included.
January 14, 1790 Reply to Speech of Congress George Washington United States Senate Expression of thanks for address from Congress. Relying on the continuance of Congress' exertions for the public good, anticipates salutary effects of prudent and upright counsels.
April 18, 1793 We All Wish for Peace John Watts William Blount Even though Noon-day was a good man, Watts does not want his murder by whites to interfere with the prospects for peace between the Cherokees and the United States.
August 4, 1798 Clothing & Arms Sent to Your Address Samuel Hodgdon William Deveaux Hodgdon informs Lt. Deveaux that clothing and arms have been sent to his address and that he should acknowledge receipt of same.
September 24, 1796 A Speech by the President William Vans Murray James McHenry The address of the President he has seen from Annapolis raises concerns about who will replace him.