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Philadelphia, 21 Mch. 1781 . Encloses proclamation of 20 Mch. recommending that Thursday, 3 May 1781, be observed as a day of humiliation, fasting, and prayer. FC ( DLC : PCC , No. 15); at head of text: “Circular.” The enclosed proclamation, attested by Charles Thomson, was printed in Va. Gaz. Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, 1751–1780, and Richmond, 1780–1781). Abbreviations for publishers of...
Philadelphia, 3 June 1780. Circular letter to the state executives enclosing a resolve of Congress of 1 June respecting supplies to be furnished over and above quotas fixed by Congress’ resolve of 25 Feb. 1780. FC ( DLC : PCC , No. 15); 1 p. Enclosure missing; printed in JCC Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789 , ed. W. C. Ford and others, Washington, 1904–1937 , xvii , 480.
Philadelphia, 3 Jan. 1781. Encloses extract of a letter from General Washington of 27 Dec. concerning the embarkation of the British from New York. RC ( PHi ); docketed: “Pr. Congress enclosg. extract of Genl Washington recd Jany 13. 81.” Tr ( DLC : PCC , No. 15); addressed to the governor of Maryland; at foot of text: “N. B. The like verbatim to the governors of Virginia & North Carolina.”...
Your Excellency will herewith receive an Act of Congress of the 25. Ulto, ascertaining the rank of Governors or Presidents of the several States when acting in the Field together or in Conjunction with the Continental Army. I have the Honor to be with the highest Respect your Excellencys most obedient Servant DLC : Papers of George Washington.
I have been honored with your Excellency’s Dispatches of the 16th, 21st, 24th, & 28th Ulto. Have herewith enclosed a Resolve of Congress of the 2d Instant passed in Consequence of your Letter of the 24th Ulto, and hope that your Request for a Corps of Rifle Men will be fully complied with by this State. I have the Honor to be with the highest Respect Sir Your most obedient & most humble...
Circular letter to the state executives enclosing a copy of a resolve of Congress of 25 Oct. “recommending to the respective States, to exert their utmost Endeavors to furnish their Troops with Cloathing, on the Terms formerly mentioned.” FC ( DLC : PCC , No. 15). Enclosure missing; printed in JCC Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789 , ed. W. C. Ford and others, Washington,...
Philadelphia, 28 July 1780 . Circular letter to the state executives enclosing a resolve of Congress of 25 July authorizing the states furnishing wagons for Continental service to make adequate allowances for wagon hire until deputy quartermasters are appointed for the states. RC ( Vi ); 2 p.; endorsed. FC ( DLC : PCC , No. 15). Enclosure ( Vi ): copy of Congress’ resolution of 25 July 1780,...
Mr Huntington Returns his most respectful Compliments to the Vice President and gratefully Accepts the Honor of Dining with him on Thursday next at 4 O’Clock MHi : Adams-Hull Collection.
By the enclosed Act of Congress of the 19. Instant, your Excellency will be informed of the Measures they have adopted in Consequence of your Letter of the 10. Instant, to obtain a quantity of salted Beef & Pork therein mentioned. I have the Honor to be with the highest Respect your Excellency’s most obedient Servant DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Philadelphia, 29 Aug. 1780 . Encloses acts of Congress of 12 and 24 Aug. 1780 for the provision of the officers and soldiers of the Continental Army, with recommendations to the states, and for the extension of the half pay approved for officers to their widows and orphans. FC ( Lb in DNA : RG 360, PCC ); 1 p.; at head of text: “Circular.” Enclosures: Resolutions of Congress, 14 and 24 Aug....
Philadelphia, 20 Sep. 1780 . Encloses copy of a letter just received from Gen. Greene containing intelligence “something similar to what you have lately received from Genl. Gates.” FC ( DLC : PCC , No. 15); 1 p. Enclosure (missing; original in PCC , No. 155, i ): Nathanael Greene to Congress, 18 Sep. 1780 (see JCC Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789 , ed. W. C. Ford and others,...
Enclosed is the Copy of a Resolve which I have transmitted to the Count de Rochambeau & to the Chevalier Destouches by Direction of Congress. I have the Honor to be with very great Esteem & Respect Your Excellency’s most obedient & most humble servant DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Philadelphia, 18 Nov. 1779 . Circular to the state executives enclosing resolves of Congress of 12 and 16 Nov. reorganizing the eleven companies of artificers raised by the quartermaster general, and other resolves of 16 Nov. requesting the state executives to issue writs, when applied for, compelling witnesses to appear and testify in courts-martial. FC ( DLC : PCC , No. 14); 2 p. Enclosures:...
[ Great Egg Harbor Landing, New Jersey, October 26, 1779. On October 27, 1779, Huntington wrote to Du Portail and Hamilton : “I am favored with your letter of yesterday.” Letter not found. ] Printed in this volume.
Philadelphia, 20 Apr. 1780 . Circular letter to the state executives enclosing a resolve of Congress of 15 Apr. allowing the states credit with the United States “for such Clothing as they may furnish to the Officers of the Hospital, and medical Staff.” FC ( DLC : PCC , No. 14); 1 p. Enclosure missing; printed in JCC Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789 , ed. W. C. Ford and others,...
Philadelphia, 5 Aug. 1780 . The enclosed resolve of Congress of this date will inform TJ “that the recruits now raising in Virginia for filling their quota of Continental Troops are ordered to join the Southern Army as soon as possible.” RC ( Vi ); 2 p. FC ( DLC : PCC , No. 15). Enclosure ( Vi ): copy attested by Charles Thomson, endorsed: “resol. of Congress for sendg forces to the...
Norwich [ Connecticut ] August 22, 1791 . “I am favourd, with your letter of the 27th of June which reached me the 8th: Instant. By the Certificate of the Comptroller of the public accounts in this State, which is herewith inclosed, you will be informed that this State hath not Issued any Certificates in exchange for those of the United States; which it is presumed, gives the needfull...
In Pursuance of the Act of Congress of the 13th Instant herewith enclosed, your Excellency will please to obtain the Exchange of Brigadier General du Portail as soon as practicable. I have the Honor to be with every Sentiment of Respect and Esteem your Excelly’s most obedt servant DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Enclosed you will receive the Copy of a resolve of Congress of the 14th Instant, refering the Petition of Coll Loring, & Papers therein mentioned, which are also here with enclosed; to your Excellency. I have the Honor to be with the highest respect your Excellencys most obedient & most humble servant DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Philadelphia, 9 Oct. 1779 . Circular to the state executives enclosing a resolve of Congress of 6 Oct. for promoting loans. FC ( DLC : PCC , No. 14); 1 p. The enclosure is actually part of the enclosure in the second circular of this date , which follows.
Your Excellency will receivr enclosed, the Copy of an Act of Congress of the 6th Instant, expressing the Sense they entertain of the Gallantry & Intrepidity of Major Talmadge & the Officers & Soldiers of his Detachment in the late Enterprizes against Fort St George on Long Island. I have the Honor to be with the highest respect your Excellency’s most obedient & most humble servant DLC : Papers...
By the Act of Congress of the 16th instant herewith enclos’d your Excellency will be Inform’d that Genl Weedon and Col. Morgan are called into Service again; & employ’d in the Southern department. I have the honour to be with the highest Respect Your Excellency’s humble Servant DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Philadelphia, 13 Jan. 1781. Encloses copy of resolution of Congress regulating the additional pay of various officers of the army, part to be paid in specie and part in “Bills of the New Emissions.” RC ( Vi ); 2 p.; in clerk’s hand, signed by Huntington; endorsed. FC ( DLC : PCC , No. 15); at head of text: “Circular.” Enclosure ( Vi ): Resolution of Congress of 12 Jan. 1781; printed in JCC...
Philadelphia, 30 Mch. 1781 . Encloses ordinance of Congress “relative to the Capture and Condemnation of Prizes, and repealing all former Acts and resolutions” contrary thereto. FC ( DLC : PCC , No. 15); 1 p.; at head of text: “Circular.” Enclosure (missing): Ordinance of Congress of 27 Mch. 1781, printed in JCC Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789 , ed. W. C. Ford and others,...
Philadelphia, 6 June 1781 . Circular letter to the Governors enclosing a resolution of Congress of 2 June. FC ( DLC : PCC , No. 16); 1 p.; at head of text: “Circular.” Summarized in CVSP, ii William P. Palmer and others, eds., Calendar of Virginia State Papers … Preserved in the Capitol at Richmond , Richmond, 1875–93, 11 vols. , 144, from the recipient’s copy which was addressed to TJ.
By the enclosed Act of Congress of the 2. Instant you will be informed that all Restrictions by any former Acts of Congress which confine the Operations of the Commander in Chief to the Limits of these United States are taken off. I have the Honour to be with every Sentiment of Esteem and Respect your Excly’s most obedient humble servant DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Philadelphia, 15 Dec. 1779 . Circular letter to the state executives enclosing a resolve of Congress of this date recommending an embargo on exports. FC ( DLC : PCC , No. 14); 2 p. Enclosure missing; printed in JCC Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789 , ed. W. C. Ford and others, Washington, 1904–1937 , xv , 1383. TJ had anticipated the recommendation of Congress in his Proclamation...
For your Excellency’s Information, I have herewith enclosed several Resolves of the 22d Instant on the Report of the Committee to devise further Ways and Means to carry on the present Campaign &c. I have the Honor to be with the highest Respect Your Excellency’s Most obedient & most humble Servant DLC : Papers of George Washington.
Philadelphia, 22 Nov. 1779 . Circular to the state executives enclosing resolves of Congress of 19 Nov. recommending the enacting of laws for “a general limitation of prices …, to commence in their operation from the first day of february next.” FC ( DLC : PCC , No. 14); 1 p. Enclosure: Resolves of Congress of 19 Nov. recommending limitation of prices and wages; copy ( Vi ), signed by Charles...
Philadelphia, 14 Mch. 1780 . Circular letter to the state executives enclosing resolve of Congress recommending that Wednesday, 26 Apr., be set apart as a day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer. FC ( DLC : PCC , No. 14); 1 p. Enclosure (missing): Resolve of Congress, 11 Mch., printed JCC Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789 , ed. W. C. Ford and others, Washington, 1904–1937 , xvi ,...