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A draught of a Letter to Isaac Gouverneur was read and approved of, and is in the words following, to wit:

In Provincial Congress, New-York, October 27, 1775.

SIR: The Congress have received from your agent, Mr˙ Nicholas Low, a pair of nine-pound cannon, sent by you as a donation to this Colony, I am directed to return you their hearty thanks for them, and to assure you of the high sense they have of your attention and regard for the welfare of your native Country, and beg you to accept their sincere wishes for your happiness and prosperity.

We are, Sir, your most obedient servants. By order: Isaac Gouverneur, Esq˙, at CuraƧoa.

Ordered, That Mr˙ John Berrien receive from Mr˙ Nicholas Low the pair of Cannon sent to this Congress as a present, by Mr˙ Isaac Gouverneur, and pass his receipt for the same. That he get the initial letters of Mr˙ Gouverneur' s name, and also the letters C˙N˙Y˙, marked on the said Cannon, and send them forthwith to the fort now building in the Highlands.