Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Steuben, 17 February [1781]

From Steuben

Chesterfield Court House, 17 Feb. [1781]. Capt. Morris, “a prisoner of War belonging to the State of Georgia,” has applied to Steuben for money to enable him to proceed to Philadelphia. Steuben cannot furnish money but hopes TJ can, since Morris “has furnished the Continent with large sums, and wishes to settle his accounts with the board of war, in Congress.”

RC (Vi); 2 p.; in an aide’s hand, signed by Steuben; addressed and endorsed.

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