Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from the Board of Trade, with Reply, 8–9 October 1779

From the Board of Trade, with Reply

[Williamsburg] 8–9 Oct. 1779. Transmitting a requisition from the Board of War for the purchase of leather breeches for Maj. Nelson’s corps of cavalry. Signed by Ambler and Rose. Below, in TJ’s hand: “In council Oct. 9. 1779. There being a sufficiency of deerskins in Richmond for the purpose of this requisition from the board of war it is disapproved. Th: Jefferson.”

RC (Vi); 2 p.; requisition of Board of War on recto of leaf; Board of War to TJ, and reply of Council on verso.

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