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Message of President John Adams nominating George Washington to be Lieutenant General and Commander in Chief of the Armies raised or to be raised in the United States

Letter From President Adams Nominating George Washington

Check this out. What a fascinating old letter we found in the National Archives. This was penned by President John Adams on July 2nd,...
John Adams nominates John Marshall to become Chief Justice - January 20th, 1801

Gentlemen of the Senate … John Adams Nominates John Marshall to be Chief Justice

We love these. Amazing letters saved by the National Archives. This one is from President John Adams -- who just lost the election and was...
Georgetown view in 1801

John Adams Makes Washington, DC Official Capital

Why is Washington, DC the capital? John Adams rode from Philadelphia to DC over an entire week. Read the story of his full journey.

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