Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Samuel Huntington, 30 June 1780

From Samuel Huntington

Philadelphia June 30. 1780


By the Act of Congress of the 29th. Instant herewith enclosed your Excellency will be informed they have approved of the Line of Communication which you have been forming by Expresses Southward and Northward and resolved that the same be continued until the further Order of Congress.

I have the honour to be with the highest respect your Excys most obedt servant,

Sam Huntington President

RC (Vi); in a clerk’s hand, signed by Huntington; endorsed: “Governor of Virginia.” FC (DLC: PCC, No. 15). Enclosure (Vi); endorsed: “resolve of Congress approving of the line of Cornmunication”; this resolution is printed above in note to TJ’s letter to Huntington, 15 June 1780.

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