To the Board of War
In Council Novr. 15th. 1779.
The Board are of opinion that a Soldiers oath is not sufficient testimony to entitle him to clothing or a compensation for it: It is their opinion also that the Board of War may proceed to appoint a commissary of prisoners.
Tr in Board of War Letter Book (MiU-C).
See Board of War to TJ, 13 Nov. 1779 (second letter from the Board under that date).