Diary of John Adams, volume 3

Monday August 5. 1776.

Wednesday August 7th. 1776.

[Tuesday August 6. 1776.] JA [Tuesday August 6. 1776.] Adams, John
Tuesday August 6. 1776.

Tuesday August 6. 1776. A Letter of the 5th. from General Washington, enclosing copies of Letters between him and General Howe, respecting the Exchange of Prisoners, and sundry other Letters and Papers: Also one from Brigadier General Mercer of the 4th. were laid before Congress and read:

Resolved that they be referred to the Board of War.

A Committee of the whole on the Articles of Confederation, Mr. Morton in the Chair.