From Charles Thomson
Secretary’s Office [Philadelphia], 19 Feb. 1781. Encloses twenty-four blank commissions, with blank bonds and instructions, for private armed vessels. “You will please to give orders that the bonds when Executed be returned into this Office.” Others may be obtained upon application.
RC (Vi); 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed by Thomson; addressed and endorsed; printed in CVSP description begins Calendar of Virginia State Papers … Preserved in the Capitol at Richmond description ends , i, 526. Enclosures not found.