Adams Papers

[Tuesday August 13. 1776.]
[from the Autobiography of John Adams]

[Tuesday August 13. 1776.]

Tuesday August 13. 1776. The Board of War brought in a Report, which was taken into Consideration; whereupon Resolved as in the Journal.1

A Letter of the twelf[th] from Brigadier General Mercer was read.

Resolved that it be referred to the Board of War.

Congress took into Consideration the Articles of War, and after some time spent thereon, the farther Consideration thereof was postponed till tomorrow.

1JCC description begins Worthington C. Ford and others, eds., Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789, Washington, 1904–1937; 34 vols. description ends , 5:651. This concerned a variety of routine matters.

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