From the Board of War, with Reply
Williamsburg, 15 Feb. 1780. Encloses a letter from Lt. Col. Porterfield stating objections to the new quartermaster’s arrangement; these objections seem proper and will be given consideration if the executive approves. Signed by Innes and Lyne. Countersigned: “In Council Feb. 16. 1780. The board approve of giving Colo. Porterfield 200. Dolls. month in Addition to the 600 Doll. month formerly proposed. Th. Jefferson.”
Tr in Board of War Letter Book (MiU-C); 1 p. Enclosure not located.
For the new arrangement of the quartermaster’s department, see Board of War to TJ, 5? Feb. 1780.