To Samuel Huntington
Richmond Oct. 8. 1780.
At the desire of Majr. Genl. Gates I do myself the honour of transmitting you the inclosed papers sent by him to me, and copies also of his letters to me.
I have the honor to be with the most profound respect Your Excellency’s Most obedt. & most humble servt.,
RC (DLC: PCC, No. 71, i); endorsed by Thomson: “Letter from Gov Jefferson Oct 8. 1780 Read 13.” Enclosures: Gates to Huntington, 5 Oct. (DLC: PCC, No. 154, ii); Gates to TJ, 5 Oct.; and presumably the enclosures in the latter, q.v. See JCC description begins Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789, ed. W. C. Ford and others, Washington, 1904–1937 description ends , xviii, 920, 921.