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Monday Feb. 26. 1776 arrived, and a Letter from General Lee, was referred to Mr. McKean,
Mr. John Adams and Mr. Lewis Morris,1 but no Resolution of Congress into a Committee of the whole.
1. Lee's letter, dated 22 Feb., is in PCC, No. 158. A “Report [thereon] was delivered in by J Adams” on 28 Feb.; action was
deferred until 1 March and then quashed (Richard Smith, Diary, Burnett, ed., Letters of Members, 1:367, 371).
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.