Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Samuel Huntington, 18 November 1779

From Samuel Huntington

Philadelphia, 18 Nov. 1779. Circular to the state executives enclosing resolves of Congress of 12 and 16 Nov. reorganizing the eleven companies of artificers raised by the quartermaster general, and other resolves of 16 Nov. requesting the state executives to issue writs, when applied for, compelling witnesses to appear and testify in courts-martial.

FC (DLC: PCC, No. 14); 2 p. Enclosures: resolves of Congress summarized above; copies (Vi), signed by Charles Thomson; printed in JCC description begins Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789, ed. W. C. Ford and others, Washington, 1904–1937 description ends , xv, 1261–2, 1276, 1277–8.

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