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Memorial from County of Northumberland, praying assistance against Indians


Tuesday, July 30, 1776, P˙ M.

The Convention met pursuant to adjournment.

Application being made to this House, by the Council of Safety, that this Convention would determine the matter respecting the command of the Fleet of this State: It was, after debate,

Ordered, That the consideration of the said application be postponed.

On motion, Resolved, That on Saturday next the Members of this Convention will visit the Fortifications, the Ships, Floating Battery, Galleys, &c˙, at Fort-Island.

A Memorial from the Committee of Inspection, and a Petition from many of the inhabitants of the County of Northumberland, were read, praying the assistance of this


Convention to provide against the expected hostilities of the Indians.

Ordered to lie on the table.

Adjourned to nine o' clock to-morrow morning.