Thomas Jefferson Papers

Returns of Virginia Land and Naval Forces, [4 November 1779]

Returns of Virginia Land and Naval Forces

[4 November 1779]

[Text reproduced in illustration section following p. 254.] [1] [2] [3] [4]

MS (DLC); entirely in TJ’s hand.

Principally compiled in Oct. 1779 at the request of the House of Delegates, these memoranda are drafts of the returns actually sent in a letter to Speaker Harrison on 4 Nov., q.v., but contain additions made after receipt of Washington’s letter to TJ of 26 Dec. 1779, q.v.; and other additions as late as 27 May 1780.

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