Primary tabs

Election of new Committee


At the before mentioned conference with the Committee of Mechanics, it was mutually agreed:

1st˙ That the Committee nominated and held up to the public are not to exceed seventy; nor to be less than sixty persons.

2d˙ To be chosen by the freeholders and freemen, at the City Hall, on Tuesday next, under the inspection of the Vestrymen of the city.

3d˙ To continue in office until the first day of July next.

4th˙ Each Committee to interchange one hundred names, out of which the Committee is to be nominated.

5th˙ To be styled, "The Committee for carrying into execution the Association entered into by the Continental Congress."

The Committee adjourned until to-morrow evening, 16th November, 1774, at six o' clock.