Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Samuel Huntington, 15 December 1779

From Samuel Huntington

Philadelphia, 15 Dec. 1779. Circular letter to the state executives enclosing a resolve of Congress of this date recommending an embargo on exports.

FC (DLC: PCC, No. 14); 2 p. Enclosure missing; printed in JCC description begins Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789, ed. W. C. Ford and others, Washington, 1904–1937 description ends , xv, 1383.

TJ had anticipated the recommendation of Congress in his Proclamation of 30 Nov. 1779, q.v.

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