Adams Papers

[Fryday August 2. 1776.]

[Fryday August 2. 1776.]

Fryday August 2. 1776. The Board of War brought in a report, which was accepted as in the Journal.1

The Marine Committee brought in a report, on the Conduct of Commodore Hopkins.

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 , 5:627–628. This concerned funds for the paymaster of the northern department, the employment of Stockbridge Indians in the army, the repair of old arms, a plan for weekly returns from commissaries and quartermasters, &c.

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