Thomas Jefferson Papers

[From Thomas Jefferson to the Speaker of the House of Delegates, 31? May 1781]

To the Speaker of the House of Delegates

[Charlottesville, 31? May 1781. JHD description begins Journal of the House of Delegates of the Commonwealth of Virginia (cited by session and date of publication) description ends , May 1781, 1828 edn., p. 7 (31 May): “The Speaker laid before the House a letter from the Governor, enclosing one from Baron Steuben, with a representation of the present state of the Virginia line; which was read and ordered to be referred to the committee of the whole House on the state of the Commonwealth.” TJ’s letter has not been found; the “one from Baron Steuben” is his to TJ of 28 May, which enclosed the state of the Virginia line, printed above.]

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