[Philadelphia]. 1799. 7pp. Modern half cloth and marbled boards, leather label. About fine. Item #WRCAM17267
Adams' third state of the union address. Gives thanks for the generally favorable condition of the nation, but painfully notes the violent outbreaks in Pennsylvania as a result of the housing law. Looks forward to renewing commerce with St. Domingo. Also announces the scheduled transfer of the seat of government from Philadelphia to Washington on the first Monday of December 1800. EVANS 36589.