Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Benjamin Harrison, 30 May 1780

To Benjamin Harrison

In Council, Richmond, 30 May 1780. Transmitting letters and intelligence concerning the surrender of Charleston.

RC (Vi); mutilated. Addressed by TJ to Harrison as Speaker. Endorsed: “Governors Letter. May 30. 178[0.] Inclosing Govr. Nash & Rutledge’s respecting Surrender of Charles town. Referred to Committee of whole on the State of the Commonwealth.” Enclosures: Abner Nash to TJ, 25 May 1780, q.v., and John Rutledge to Nash, 16 May, enclosed in Nash’s letter.

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