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A draft of an Answer to the Committee of Goshen Precinct, was read and approved of, and is in the words following, to wit:

In Committee of Safety, New-York, April 19, 1776.

GENTLEMEN: We are favoured with your letter of the 16th instant, by Major Hetfield. We highly approve of your conduct in having so far supplied Captain Denton' s Company with blankets and arms.

Please to send the five muskets which were refused, by some safe, careful person, and the first such opportunity, to New-Windsor, that they be sent to us by Captain Jackson, or some other sloop whose Captain may be relied on.

Major Hetfield has informed us that these five arms are good muskets, and that it is his opinion that several more very good arms may be purchased in your Precinct.

We therefore earnestly request you to purchase as many more good arms as you can get at reasonable prices, and transmit them to us as above directed.

We are, respectfully, gentlemen, your very humble servants.

To the Committee of Goshen Precinct, &c.

Ordered, That a copy thereof be engrossed and signed, and transmitted.