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Committee to prepare an Address to the Lieutenant-Governour


Mr˙ Duane moved, seconded by Mr˙ McDougall, that the Committee come into the following Resolution, viz:

Resolved, That an humble Address be presented to his Honour the Lieutenant-Governour, to explain the motives which, at this alarming juncture, have obliged the inhabitants to appoint the present Committee for their safety and preservation, and to assure his Honour that this Committee will at all times exert their utmost endeavours to promote good order, and support the Civil Magistrates as far as


shall be compatible with the melancholy exigency of our publick affairs.

Carped unanimously in the affirmative.

Ordered, That the following gentlemen be a Committee for the above purpose, viz: Mr˙ Duane, Mr˙ Scott, Mr˙ John Jay, Mr˙ Van Schaack, Mr˙ Kissam, Mr˙ McDougall, Mr˙ Low, and Mr˙ Lewis.