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Owner of a cargo of salt, just arrived, at liberty to dispose of it at such rates and to such persons as he may think proper


Saturday, September 7, 1776.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

Application was made to this Convention, by the Captain of a vessel who arrived here this morning with a cargo of Salt, to know whether he was at liberty to dispose of it, without any regard to the regulations made respecting that commodity: Whereupon, after debate, it was

Resolved unanimously. That this House will not, in any manner, interfere with the said Salt; but that the owner has a right to sell or dispose of it, at such rates and to such persons, as he may think proper.

The House then proceeded to the second reading of the Ordinance respecting Associators and Non-Associators, and after a considerable time spent in debating thereon by paragraphs,

Adjourned to nine o' clock on Monday morning.