Adams Papers

[Monday Feb. 26. 1776]

[Monday Feb. 26. 1776]

Monday Feb. 26. 1776 arrived, and a Letter from General Lee, was referred to Mr. McKean, Mr. John Adams and Mr. Lewis Morris,1 but no Resolution of Congress into a Committee of the whole.

1Lee’s letter, dated 22 Feb., is in PCC, No. 158. A “Report [thereon] was delivered in by J Adams” on 28 Feb.; action was deferred until 1 March and then quashed (Richard Smith, Diary, Burnett, ed., Letters of Members description begins Edmund C. Burnett, ed., Letters of Members of the Continental Congress, Washington, 1921–1936; 8 vols. description ends , 1:367, 371).

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