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1778: Jer. Powell President of Council of Chambers, State of Massachusetts to Brigadier Oliver Prescott, Groton, Mass.



24 September 1778: Folded letter with “(On Public Service)” to Brigadier Oliver Prescott, Groton, Massachusetts. Letter head lined, “State of Massachusetts Bay, Council of Chambers, Sept. 24, 1778” and the official letter signed, Jer. Powell, President (For Jeremiah Powell who was President of Council of Chambers and had extensive communications with Samuel Adams and other founding fathers) to Brig General (Dr.) Powell. Letter refers to recent directives for the state Militias and directing Brig General to execute orders for his militias…”