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Instructions to the Deputies considered


Saturday, December 24, 1774. — The House proceeded to consider the draught of Instructions to the Deputies of this Province, appointed to attend the next General Congress, and having spent some time therein,

Resolved, That the said Instructions be referred to the consideration of the House at their next meeting.

Ordered, That Mr˙ Wayne and Mr˙ William Thompson wait on the Governour and acquaint him that the House will be glad to know his result on the Bills before him, as they incline to adjourn this afternoon, to Monday, the 20th of February next, if his Honour has no objection thereto.


The Members appointed to wait on the Governour with the Message of the House, reported they had delivered the same accordingly, and that his Honour was pleased to say he had no objection to the adjournment proposed by the House, and would immediately return to them the Bills before him.

The Governour having given his assent to the Bills, by enacting them into Laws, the House adjourned to Monday, the 20th day of February next, at four o' clock, P˙ M.