Adams Papers

[Thursday August 22. 1776.]

[Thursday August 22. 1776.]

Thursday August 22. 1776. Letters from Generals Washington and Schuyler with Papers inclosed, referred to the Board of War.

The Board of War brought in a Report, which was read: ordered to lie on the Table.

The Committee to whom the Letter from General Washington of the 18th was referred, brought in a report which was read: ordered to lie on the Table.

A Committee of the whole on the Form of a Treaty: Mr. Nelson in the Chair.

A Letter from Brigadier General Lewis: also a letter from the Committee of Carlisle, in Pennsylvania, inclosing a memorial from the Officers Prisoners there, were read and referred to the Board of War.

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