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Committee to Report the Most Effectual Method


The Committee for waiting on General Washington, with a message in answer to his Letter on the articles of Wood and Hay, reported that they had delivered the message; and that the General informed them that he should want twelve thousand cords; and that he would order an estimate to be made of the Hay that would be wanted, and acquaint the Court thereof. Whereupon,

Ordered, That the Committee abovementioned, together with Mr˙ Dix and Mr˙ Ellis, take into consideration the request of General Washington, concerning the articles of Wood and Hay, and report the most effectual method of procuring them.