Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from the Board of War, with Reply, 15 February 1780

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. per month in Addition to the 600 Doll. per 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.

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