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Committee to provide such Stores


May 12, 1775. — The House met pursuant to adjournment.

Upon motion,

Resolved, That Mr˙ Gray, Mr˙ Dickinson, Mr˙ Mifflin, Mr˙ Charles Thomson, Mr˙ Wynkoop, Mr˙ Wayne, Mr˙ Slough, Mr˙ Ewing, Mr˙ Montgomery, Mr˙ Edmonds, Mr˙ Dougherty, Mr˙ Hunter, and Mr˙ William Thompson, or


a majority of them, do immediately use such measures to provide Stores that may be necessary for the service of the Province at this time, not exceeding in value the sum of Five Thousand Pounds, as to them shall appear most expedient and effectual.

Joseph Galloway, Esquire, having repeatedly moved in Assembly to be excused from serving as a Deputy for this Province in the Continental Congress, the House this day took his motion into consideration, and do hereby agree to excuse him from that service.

The House adjourned to three o' clock, P˙ M.

Three o' clock, P˙ M˙ — Ordered, That Mr˙Wynkoop and Mr˙ Edmonds wait on the Governour, and acquaint


him that the House incline to adjourn to Monday, the 19th of June next, if his Honour has no objection thereto.

The House adjourned to nine o' clock to-morrow morning.