Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to James Wood, 12 March 1781

To James Wood

In Council March 12th 1781


I inclose you a Copy [of a resolve] of Congress directing that the Convention prisoners shall be moved Northwardly by the way of Knowlands ferry. Their ultimate destination is Lancaster in Pensylvania. From Knowlands Ferry they are to be guarded and subsisted by the State of Maryland. I accordingly have apprized that State of their approach. You will be pleased to move them on immediately. I am, &c.,

T. J.

FC (Vi). Enclosure (missing): An extract from the resolution of Congress enclosed in Huntington to TJ, 4 Mch. 1781, q.v.

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