Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Samuel Huntington, 12 February 1780

From Samuel Huntington

Philadelphia Feby 12. 1780


Your Excellency will receive herewith enclosed an Act of Congress of the 11th. Instant authorizing the Executive Power of Virginia to examine the Accounts charged against Colo. Bland while in Command at Charlotte-Ville by the Deputy Commissary General of Purchases and Issues and make such allowances in his favour as they deem Just and proper &c from the peculiar Situation of his Command. I have the honour to be with the highest respect your Excy’s hble Servt

Sam. Huntington President

RC (MHi: Washburn Collection); in a clerk’s hand, signed by Huntington; at foot of text: “His Excy The Govr of Virginia.” FC (Lb in DNA: RG 360, PCC); dated 11 Feb. 1780. Enclosure: Resolution of the Continental Congress, 11 Feb. 1780 (printed in JCC description begins Worthington C. Ford and others, eds., Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789, Washington, D.C., 1904–37, 34 vols. description ends , xvi, 154).

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