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Circular letter from Elias Boudinot to the state governors
Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821
June 20, 1783
Volume 16, Pages 826-827

[From Executive Letter Book.]


Philadelphia, 20th June, 1783.


I am honored with the Commands of Congress to enclose to your Excellency Copies of Two Letters from the Commander in chief and of an address to him from the Officers of the Northen Army.

The designs of Congress in this measure is to call the attention of your Legislature to the Resolution of Congress of the 2d. May last as a Subject of great and important consequence to our brave and worthy fellow Citizens, who have suffered so much and so patiently for the Common good of our Country during seven or eight tedious and dangerous Campaigns.

Their Sufferings deserve the careful attention of the States which I

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doubt not will rejoice in an opportunity of rewarding their Toils by a strict fulfilment of all the public engagements.

I have the honor to be with great respect Sir.
your Excellency’s Obt. Humble Servant,