George Washington Papers

To George Washington from John Jay, 20 April 1779

From John Jay

Philadelphia 20th April 1779


I have the Honor of transmitting to Your Excellency, herewith enclosed, Copies of two Acts of Congress of the 19th Inst., One for accepting the Resignation of Major General Schuyler, the other granting to a Colonel, when commanding a Brigade, Six extra-Rations.1 I have the honor to be With the greatest Respect & Esteem Your Excellencys Most Obedt Servant

John Jay Presdt

LS, DLC:GW; LB, DNA:PCC, item 14.

1The enclosed copies of the two acts of Congress are in DLC:GW; see also JCC description begins Worthington Chauncey Ford et al., eds. Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789. 34 vols. Washington, D.C., 1904–37. description ends , 13:473.

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