Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Samuel Huntington, 5 August 1780

From Samuel Huntington

Philadelphia, 5 Aug. 1780. The enclosed resolve of Congress of this date will inform TJ “that the recruits now raising in Virginia for filling their quota of Continental Troops are ordered to join the Southern Army as soon as possible.”

RC (Vi); 2 p. FC (DLC: PCC, No. 15). Enclosure (Vi): copy attested by Charles Thomson, endorsed: “resol. of Congress for sendg forces to the Southward”; printed in JCC description begins Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789, ed. W. C. Ford and others, Washington, 1904–1937 description ends , xvii, 699.

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