Wednesday April 10. 1776. Resolved that the Letters from General Washington be referred to a Committee of the whole Congress.1
1. These were two additional letters, both dated 1 April (JCC description begins Worthington C. Ford and others, eds., Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789, Washington, 1904–1937; 34 vols. description ends , 4:266); they are printed in Washington, Writings, ed. Fitzpatrick description begins The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources, 1745–1799, ed. John C. Fitzpatrick, Washington, 1931–1944; 39 vols. description ends , 4:456–457.