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Mr. Pye


Die Lunae, 4to ho˙ P˙ M˙, July 3, 1775.

The Congress met pursuant to adjournment. Present:

Leonard Lispenard, esq˙, President pro tempore.

A Letter from the New-York Delegates at the Continental Congress, dated Philadelphia, June 30, 1775, was read.

Mr˙ Pye offered to go to Dobbs' s Ferry to take care of the Powder mentioned in the Letter from the New-York Delegates; and thereupon, an order was signed by the President pro tempore, and delivered to Mr˙ Pye as the bearer, directing the person or persons who shall have the said Powder, to deliver it to Mr˙ Pye, taking his receipt for the same; and also another order was made, signed as aforesaid and delivered to Mr˙ Pye, directing him to deliver the said fifty quarter casks, of Powder to such person or master of a sloop as may have an order from this Congress for that purpose.