Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Samuel Huntington, 29 August 1780

From Samuel Huntington

Philadelphia, 29 Aug. 1780. Encloses acts of Congress of 12 and 24 Aug. 1780 for the provision of the officers and soldiers of the Continental Army, with recommendations to the states, and for the extension of the half pay approved for officers to their widows and orphans.

FC (Lb in DNA: RG 360, PCC); 1 p.; at head of text: “Circular.” Enclosures: Resolutions of Congress, 14 and 24 Aug. 1780, as described above (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 , xvii, 725–7, 772–3).

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