Primary tabs

Consideration Further Postponed till Monday


Saturday, October 7, 1775.

Sundry Letters from New-York were laid before Congress and read.

Agreeably to the Order of the Day, the Congress resumed the consideration of the Resolution submitted by the Delegates of Rhode-Island, and,

Upon motion, Resolved, That the consideration of it be deferred till Monday, 16th instant.

On motion, Resolved, That an Order be drawn on the Treasurers, in favour of Francis Lewis, John Alsop, Thomas Willing, Silas Deane, and John Langdon, Esquires, for the sum of five thousand Pounds sterling, to pay for the Goods they were ordered to purchase for the use of the Continental Army.