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Order of the Committee to Colonel Arnold


Copy of the Warrant to BROWN and EDWARDS.

The Committee appointed by the Congress of the Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay to appoint a Committee to supply the troops stationed by said Colony at Ticonderoga and Crown Point with provisions, &c˙, do hereby appoint you, the said Ed-wards and Brown, to supply said troops, on the credit of the said Colony, with blankets, if they should require them, according to the establishment for the Colony' s Army, and with such provisions not supplied by the Colony of New-York as shall be necessary, according to the establishment of the Government of Connecticut for their forces at those posts; and you are hereby directed to send such provisions as you shall make for the said Colony' s troops to ˙ ˙ ˙ ˙ ˙ ˙ ˙ ˙, who is appointed a Commissary there to receive the same, and deal them out to the said troops. And for all which this shall be your sufficient warrant, until some future Congress or House of Representatives shall otherwise order.