Adams Papers

[Tuesday July 30. 1776.]

[Tuesday July 30. 1776.]

Tuesday July 30. 1776. Two reports from the Board of War, with Resolutions in consequence of them as in the Journal.1

Committee [of the whole] on the Articles of Confederation, Mr. Morton in the Chair.

1JCC description begins Worthington C. Ford and others, eds., Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789, Washington, 1904–1937; 34 vols. description ends , 5:620–621. These concerned fees to officers for obtaining recruits, Gen. Mercer’s proposal for building boats, cannon for Mercer’s post at Amboy, publication of a recent treaty with the Six Nations, &c, &c—a miscellany typical of the varied and unending chores of the Board of War.

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