Adams Papers

[Thursday April 25. 1776.]
[from the Autobiography of John Adams]

[Thursday April 25. 1776.]

Thursday April 25. 1776. Two Letters from General Washington of the 22 and 23 were referred to Mr. R. H. L[ee,] Mr. J. Adams and Mr. Hewes.1 Congress resolved itself into a Committee of the whole, to take into their farther consideration the Letter from General Washington of the 27th. of March last and the Papers therein enclosed, Mr. Harrison reported that the Committee had come to a Resolution, on the matters referred to them, which he read and delivered in. Report read again and postponed.

1Washington’s letters are printed in his Writings, ed. Fitzpatrick description begins The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources, 1745–1799, ed. John C. Fitzpatrick, Washington, 1931–1944; 39 vols. description ends , 4:500–504, 505–507. No report has been found.

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