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Trade of the United Colonies


Tuesday, November 21, 1775.

Mr˙ Morris, who was appointed to confer with Mr˙ Lowry, having made his Report, and the same being considered,

Resolved, That Mr˙ Lowry be allowed one and a quarter per cent˙, in full of all charges, for the Money passing through his hands.

The Congress then resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole, to take into their further consideration the Trade of the United Colonies; and after some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr˙ Ward reported, that the Committee had taken into consideration the matters to them referred, and had come to certain Resolutions, which he was ready to report when the Congress will receive them.

Ordered, That the Report of the Committee be now read.

The same being read, was ordered to lie on the table.

The Orders of the Day being renewed,

Adjourned to ten o' clock, to-morrow morning.