Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from the Board of War, 5 April 1780

From the Board of War

Williamsburg, 5 Apr. 1780. Encloses Maj. Quarles’ return of men raised in his last tour; Quarles “complains extremely” of inattention of county lieutenants to the execution of laws which fall within their departments. He has also applied for compensation for his services; six hundred dollars per month is recommended. Signed by Innes and Barron. Countersigned: “April 5. 1780. I approve of the allowance of six hundred dollars per month. Th: Jefferson.”

RC (Vi); 2 p.; printed in Official Letters description begins Official Letters of the Governors of the State of Virginia, ed. H. R. McIlwaine description ends , ii, 115–16. Addressed. Enclosures not located.

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