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From Thomas Jefferson to the Board of War, 15 November 1779

To the Board of War

In Council Novr. 15th. 1779.

The Board are of opinion that a Soldiers oath is not sufficient testimony to entitle him to clothing or a compensation for it: It is their opinion also that the Board of War may proceed to appoint a commissary of prisoners.

Th: Jefferson

Tr in Board of War Letter Book (MiU-C).

See Board of War to TJ, 13 Nov. 1779 (second letter from the Board under that date).

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