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In the House of Representatives: Whereas, the Captains and Lieutenants of the Militia, who have lately joined the Army as a temporary reinforcement, have not been commissionated according to the several stations to which they have been elected; and whereas, they may continue a longer time in service than was at first expected; therefore,

Resolved, That the honourable Council of this Colony be desired to cornmissionate all such officers, as aforesaid, according to their several ranks, who, with fifty men or upwards, (accounting in said number officers, and, also, such men as have inlisted from their respective companies into the Continental Army.) shall incline to continue in the


service till the last of this month, or till the 10th of February next, if occasion shall require, upon their being certified of their appointment according to the Resolves of this Court, and of retaining the number of men specified in this Resolve.

In Council: Read, and concurred.

Adjourned, until Monday next.