Diary of John Adams, volume 3

Fryday July 26. 1776.

Tuesday July 30. 1776.

[Monday July 29. 1776.] JA [Monday July 29. 1776.] Adams, John
Monday July 29. 1776.

Monday July 29. 1776. A long List of Refferences to the Board of War of Letters from Washington, Schuyler, Reed, Trumbull, Convention of New Jersey, Council of Massachusetts &c. &c.1

The Board of War brought in a report, which was taken into Consideration, whereupon resolved as in the Journal.2

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


Only a portion of these letters was referred to the Board of War; see JCC , 5:613.


JCC , 5:614–615. This chiefly concerned appointments and assignments of officers.