Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to the County Lieutenants of Buckingham and Amherst, 22 March 1781

To the County Lieutenants of Buckingham and Amherst

In Council March 22d. 1781


The Board approve of your having complied with the Call for militia on the Invasion of our Country, tho’ that Call did not proceed immediately from the Executive.

Necessity obliged us on the first of Arnold’s1 (&c. as in the Letter to the County Lieutenant of Culpeper).

FC (Vi).

1The remainder of the letter to the two counties was the same as that indicated in the note to the letter to the county lieutenant of Culpeper, following.

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