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Docno: ADMS-01-03-02-0016-0194

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1776-09-18

[Wednesday September 18. 1776.]

Wednesday September 18. 1776.
The Board of War, brought in a report, which was taken into Consideration and six resolutions adopted, from it, which appear on the Journal. The Remainder of the Report postponed.1
Resolved that the Board of War be directed to prepare a resolution for enforceing and perfecting Discipline in the Army.
Congress took into Consideration the Instructions to the Commissioners &c.
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These I suppose, were the Ministers to France, and other Courts in Europe.
1. JCC, 5:780–781. The recommendations adopted were highly miscellaneous. Those postponed concerned disputes among officers in the northern army and included a resolution of thanks to Gen. Gates for his “Vigilance Prudence and Activity” with respect to these disputes, &c.
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.
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