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Report from the Committee to examine the Receipts of the Paymasters


Mr˙ Corbett reported from the Committee to examine the receipts of the Paymasters of the several Regiments in the service of this State, and to compare them with the pay-bills which are, or ought to be, lodged with the Treasury, and to order the balance, if any, to be paid into the Treasury. And he read the Report in his place, and afterwards delivered it in at the Clerk' s table, where the same was read.

Ordered, That the said Report be recommitted, and that the Committee have it in charge to inquire and report to this House how the money paid to the Colonels, over and above their pay, by the Paymasters, and by order of the President and Council of Safety, and by the Publick Treasurer, has been disposed of; and that the said Committee have power to send for persons, papers, and records.