Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from James Wood, 13 January 1781

From James Wood

[Richmond] 13th. Jany. 1781


I forgot to Ask your Opinion whether the Soldiers of the Regiment of Guards might with Propriety be enlisted into the Continental Service. If so, and Money cou’d be Advanced I make no Doubt but a Considerable part of them wou’d enlist. I am Sir Yr. Excellency’s Very Obt. Servt.,

J Wood

RC (Vi); addressed. Place of writing assigned on basis of internal evidence.

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