Jonathan Trumbull to Wythe & John Adams, 9 March 1776

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Connecticut Governor Jonathan Trumbull encloses the documentation of the accounts of hostilities committed by British troops and naval forces on the colony of Connecticut to John Adams and George Wythe who had asked for the information as members of the committee that dealt with collecting such evidence.

"Jonathan Trumbull to Committee of Congress, 9 March 1776, pg 1." Image from The Papers of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789.

Letter text

Page 1

Lebanon 9th March 1776

Gentlemen

I received your Letter of the 18th, of October last, asking for an account of Hostilities committed by the Ministerial Troops and Navy in this Colony, since the first of last March. I embrace this earliest time after receiving the Accounts, papers, and documents officially authenticated to inclose, and furnish you with the materials, vessels too.

I am, with great Faith & Regard

Gentlemen

Your Obedient
Humble Servant
Jon Trumbull

Honble John Adams and George Wythe Esquires

Page 2

"Jonathan Trumbull to Committee of Congress, 9 March 1776, pg 2." Image from The Papers of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789.

Letter of gov Trumbull
9 March 1776
With all of hostilities
Committed by the british fleet

Page 3

"Jonathan Trumbull to Committee of Congress, 9 March 1776, pg 3." Image from The Papers of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789.

Govr. Trumbull
To the Honble
John Adams and Geo. Wythe Esq.
at
Philadelphia

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