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Report on Indian Affairs


Tuesday, July 11, 1775.

The Congress met according to adjournment.

The Report of the Committee on Indian Affairs was taken up and read, and, after some debate, the same was deferred till to-morrow.

On information that there were two Companies of Riflemen raised in Lancaster instead of one,

Resolved, That both the Companies be taken into the Continental service.

On motion, Resolved, That the Delegates from Pennsylvania have liberty to treat with, and employ, fifty Hussars, who have been in actual service, and send them forward to join the Troops before Boston, under General Washington.

"An Address of the Deputies from the different Parishes of the Island of Bermuda," to the Congress, was presented and read.

The Order of the Day was postponed, and the Congress adjourned till to-morrow, at nine o' clock.