MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, ACCOMPANYING COPIES OF TWO ACTS OF THE PARLIAMENT OF GREAT-BRITAIN, PASSED ON THE 4TH AND 19TH OF JULY 1797, RELATIVE TO THE CARRYING INTO EXECUTION THE TREATY OF AMITY, COMMERCE AND NAVIGATION, CONCLUDED BETWEEN HIS MAJESTY AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; AND REGULATING THE TRADE TO BE CARRIED ON WITH THE BRITISH POSSESSIONS IN INDIA, BY THE SHIPS OF NATIONS IN AMITY WITH HIS MAJESTY. 2D FEBRUARY, 1798. REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE OF COMMERCE AND MANUFACTURES. PUBLISHED BY ORDER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
[Philadelphia: William Ross? 1798]. 29 pp. Later plain wraps, light foxing, Very Good.
Adams transmits the two Acts, implementing the free trade provisions of the Jay Treaty, because they "have such connections with the commercial and political interests of the United States, that it is proper they should be communicated to Congress."
FIRST EDITION. Evans 34802. NAIP w006089 . Item #12075