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The publick good of the Colony


May 4, 1775.

Resolved, as the opinion of this Committee, That the publick good of this Colony requires that Government in full form ought to be taken up immediately, and that a copy of this Resolution be transmitted to the Congress now sitting at Watertown.

The Sub-Committee reported the draught of a Letter to the Governour and Company of the Colony of Connecticut, requesting the speedy march of three or four thousand of their men; which was accepted, and ordered, that a fair copy be transmitted immediately.


Voted, That William Cooper, Junior, be appointed a Clerk to this Committee, in the room of Mr˙ Palmer, appointed Quarter-Master General; Samuel Cooper was added as an Assistant.

Voted, That a Chest of Medicines be removed from hence to Roxbury, under the care of General Thomas.