A Century of Lawmaking, 1774-1873


Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789
Volume 22, FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 1782

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The Committee [Mr. Joseph Jones, Mr. Thomas Bee, Mr. Daniel Carroll] on William Pickles letter find that Congress came to the following resolution 10th July 1780, that a copy of the capitulation of the inhabitants on Lake Pontchartrain dated the 16 October, 1779, and copies of the letters of his Excellency Bernardo de Galvez, Governor of Louisiana, the one to the President of Congress dated 8th of May last and the other to Oliver Pollock dated 21 October last be transmitted to honorable John Jay.1

[Note 1: 1 This report, in the writing of Daniel Carroll, is in the Papers of the Continental Congress, No. 137, I, folio 345. It is undated. The indorsement of the letter of February 21 from the Superintendent of Finance, enclosing Pickles's letter, which was referred to the committee, states that the report was read on this day. The Superintendent's letter is in No. 137, I, folio 337.]


El Comité [Señorías Joseph Jones, Thomas Bee, Daniel Carroll] sobre la carta de William Pickles encuentra que el Congreso adoptó la siguiente resolución el 10 de Julio de 1780, que una copia de la capitulación de los habitantes de Lake Pontchartrain, fechada el 16 de octubre de 1779, y las copias de las cartas de Su Excelencia Bernardo de Gálvez, gobernador de Luisiana, la dirigida al Presidente del Congreso, fechada el 8 de mayo último y la otra a Oliver Pollock, fechada el 21 de octubre, sean transmitidas al honorable John Jay.


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