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Tuesday July 30. 1776. Two reports from the Board of War, with Resolutions in consequence
of them as in the Journal.1
Committee [of the whole] on the Articles of Confederation, Mr. Morton in the Chair.
1. JCC, 5:620–621. These concerned fees to officers for obtaining recruits, Gen. Mercer's
proposal for building boats, cannon for Mercer's post at Amboy, publication of a recent
treaty with the Six Nations, &c, &c—a miscellany typical of the varied and unending
chores of the Board of War.