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Mr. Tucker


Wednesday, November 29, 1775.

The House met.

The engrossed Address to his Excellency was read and compared; on the question,

Ordered, That Mr˙ Speaker do sign the same.

Ordered, That Mr˙ Tucker and Mr˙ Elmer do wait upon the Governour, and desire to know when his Excellency will be attended by the House with their Address.

The Bill for the support of Government was read the


second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

The House resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House, on the Bill for support of Government; and after some time spent therein, Mr˙ Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr˙ Fisher, Chairman of the Committee, reported, that the Committee had made some progress in the matters to them referred, and desired leave to sit again; to which the House agreed.

The House adjourned till three, P˙ M.

The House met.

A Message from the Council, by Mr˙ Stockton, acquainting the House that the Council have passed the Bill entitled "An Act to authorize the Board of Justices and Freeholders of the several Counties in the Colony of New-Jersey to defray the expense of taking Lists of the Inhabitants."