Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Jay, 24 June 1779

From John Jay

Philadelphia, 24 June 1779. Circular to the state executives enclosing resolve of Congress, 22 June 1779, to prevent plundering of the inhabitants of places in the enemy’s possession.

FC (DLC: PCC, No. 14); 1 p. Enclosure (Vi), signed by Charles Thomson and endorsed by TJ; printed in JCC description begins Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789, ed. W. C. Ford and others, Washington, 1904–1937 description ends , xiv, 758–9.

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