Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to John Banister, 13 March 1781

To John Banister

In Council March 13th 1781


We think it certain that Overby and Wells may be tried by a Court Martial at Camp, but doubtful whether they can in the County. Their Trial there will be more likely to be supported by proper evidence and will have a better effect by way of example. For these reasons we will desire the favor of you to send them to General Muhlenburg’s Headquarters. I am, &c.,

T. J.

FC (Vi). See Banister to TJ, 9 Mch. 1781, and note there.

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