Thursday August 22. 1776. Letters from Generals Washington and Schuyler with Papers
inclosed, referred to the Board of War.
The Board of War brought in a Report, which was read: ordered to lie on the Table.
The Committee to whom the Letter from General Washington of the 18th was referred,
brought in a report which was read: ordered to lie on the Table.
A Committee of the whole on the Form of a Treaty: Mr. Nelson in the Chair.
A Letter from Brigadier General Lewis: also a letter from the Committee of Carlisle,
in Pennsylvania, inclosing a memorial from the Officers Prisoners there, were read
and referred to the Board of War.