Adams Papers

[Thursday August 1. 1776.]
[from the Autobiography of John Adams]

[Thursday August 1. 1776.]

Thursday August 1. 1776. Letters from General Mercer and General Roberdeau referred to the Board of War.

Committee of the whole on the Articles of Confederation, Mr. Morton in the Chair.

Letters from General Washington, General Schuyler and Col. Dubois referred to the Board of War.

The Board of War brought in two Reports, which were accepted as in the Journal.1

1JCC description begins Worthington C. Ford and others, eds., Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789, Washington, 1904–1937; 34 vols. description ends , 5:625–626. These reported the draft of a letter to Washington relative to vacancies in the army, and miscellaneous recommendations on small matters.

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