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Jabez Hamlin Appointed


This Assembly do appoint, authorize, and direct the Honourable Jabez Hamlin, esq˙, to collect and receive the Saltpetre and Sulphur that may be found in the several Towns in this Colony, and to send the same, with all convenient despatch, to the Powder-Mills in Dutchess County, in the Province of New-York, to be made into Powder, and that he apply to the Pay-Table for the money that may be necessary for the service aforesaid, and account at that office for the expenditure thereof.