Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to the Speaker of the House of Delegates, 19 March 1781

To the Speaker of the House of Delegates

In Council March 19th. 1781


Not doubting but the General Assembly will be glad to be informed of the Occurrences in the Carolina’s, I take the liberty of transmitting to them a Letter I have received from General Greene and some extracts from Letters received from Major McGill who is with the Southern Army. I have the Honor to be, &c.,

T. J.

P.S. I must take the liberty of begging a return of Genl. Greene’s Letter when communicated to both Houses.

FC (Vi); at head of text: “To the Speaker of the House of Delegates.” Enclosures (missing): Nathanael Greene to TJ, 10 Mch.; extracts of Charles Magill’s letters of 8, 10 and 13 Mch. (see TJ to Washington, same date); the letters are printed above under their respective dates.

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