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Laid Letters


Wednesday, May 22, 1776.

The House met pursuant to their adjournment.

Mr˙ Speaker laid before the House a Letter received from Charles Moore, Esq˙, "requesting that he might have permission to resign his office as Clerk to the House, finding it to be inconvenient to him in many respects to continue longer therein."

Petitions from Edward Tilghman and Abel Evans, respectively praying to be appointed Clerk to the House, in the room of Charles Moore, Esq˙, who has resigned, were presented to the House, and read.

Ordered to lie on the table.