Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Jay, 28 July 1779

From John Jay

Philadelphia, 28 July 1779. Circular letter to the state executives enclosing resolves of Congress of 23 July respecting, first, the better preservation of buildings belonging to the United States and, second, the delivery of horses, cattle, and other stores owned by the United States to proper officers.

FC (DLC: PCC, No. 14); 2 p. Enclosure (Vi); signed by Charles Thomson; 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, 867–9.

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