Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from the Board of War, 13 November 1779

From the Board of War

Williamsburg, 13 Nov. 1779. Upon consideration of the resolution of the House of Delegates of 1 Nov., it is recommended that two prison ships be prepared for the reception of prisoners of war and be moored in James River. One ship is now ready. Signed by Innes, Nelson, and Griffin.

Tr in Board of War Letter Book (MiU-C). 2 p. For the resolution concerning prison ships, see JHD description begins Journal of the House of Delegates of the Commonwealth of Virginia (cited by session and date of publication) description ends , Oct. 1779, 1827 edn., p. 33.

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