Tuesday March 5. 1776. Congress resolved itself into a Committee of the whole to take
into their consideration the Letter from General Washington of the 14th of Feb. and
the Papers enclosed and after some time the President resumed the Chair and Mr. Harrison
reported, that the Committee have had under their consideration the Letters and Papers
to them referred, but have come to no resolution thereon.
Resolved that the Letter from General Washington, so far as it has not been considered
by the Committee of the whole be referred to the Committee to whom his other Letters,
of the 24. and 30th of January were referred.1