Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to George Gibson, 14 August 1780

To George Gibson

In Council August 14th 1780.


Your regiment having now received their pay and equippments for marching are put under General Muhlenburgs direction by an order of this day so that they will be considered as in continental service from this time: from him therefore you will be pleased to receive your future orders. I am Sir, Your most obedient servt.,

Th: Jefferson

FC (Vi, photostat from Brit. Mus.: Add. MSS 38,650). At head of text: “Colo Gibson”; this was no doubt George Gibson; see TJ to George Gibson, 11 June; to Muhlenberg, 14 Aug. 1780; also note in Official Letters description begins Official Letters of the Governors of the State of Virginia, ed. H. R. McIlwaine description ends , ii, 164.

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