Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Samuel Huntington, 15 April 1781

From Samuel Huntington

Philadelphia, 15 Apr. 1781. Encloses a resolve of Congress of 13 Apr. “directing the Commander in Chief to transmit to the Executives of the several States, Lists of the Names of all the new Levies belonging to each State respectively … and recommending it to the said States to cause Payment to be made to the said new Levies agreeable to such Lists, on Account of the United States.”

FC (DLC: PCC, No. 15); 1 p. RC (Vi); only the address leaf, franked by Huntington and endorsed with date “April 14th 1781,” survives. The enclosed resolve of 13 Apr. is missing but is printed in JCC description begins Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789, ed. W. C. Ford and others, Washington, 1904–1937 description ends , xix, 384.

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