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Committee to Collect an Account of the Hostilities


On motion made, Resolved, That a just and well authenticated account of the hostilities committed by the Ministerial Troops and Navy in America, since last March, be collected, with proper evidence of the truth of the facts related, the number and value of the Buildings destroyed by them; also, the number and value of the Vessels, inward and outward bound, which have been seized by them since that period, as near as the number and value can be ascertained; also, the stock taken by them from different parts of the Continent.

That a Committee of three be appointed for this purpose.

The members chosen: Mr˙ Deane, Mr˙ J˙ Adams, and Mr˙ Wythe.

The Order of the Day being renewed,

Adjourned to nine o' clock, to morrow.