Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Jay, 14 September 1779

From John Jay

Philadelphia, 14 Sep. 1779. Circular letter to the state executives enclosing resolves of Congress of 21 Aug. relative to an embargo; of 25 Aug. against restrictions on inland trade; and of 10 Sep. for providing clothing for the troops; also a copy of a circular letter from Congress to its constituents concerning finances.

FC (DLC: PCC, No. 14); 1 p. The three resolves and the circular letter (dated 13 Sep. 1779) that were originally enclosed but are now missing are printed in JCC description begins Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789, ed. W. C. Ford and others, Washington, 1904–1937 description ends , xiv, 986, 996; xv, 1044–5, 1052–62.

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