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Letter from the Provincial Congress of New-York to General Wooster


In Provincial Congress, June 20, 1775.

SIR: We have received your favours of the 17th and 18th instant, and beg leave to testify to you our high sense of the readiness which you shew to assist our Colony. That honest zeal which inspirits the bosoms of our countrymen in Connecticut commands our admiration and praise. With the warmest affection for them, the most fervent attention to the publick welfare, and the greatest respect, Sir, for you, we are your very humble servants.

By order and on behalf of the Provincial Congress. To Major-General Wooster.

P˙ S. We enclose a letter for you received by our messenger from Philadelphia,