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Directions to Joseph Hallett


A Letter from Colonel Henry Remsen, dated at Newark, 29th February, informing of part of the Continental Powder Intended for Cambridge being arrived at Newark, was read.

The Committee of this Congress appointed to prepare Wagons here to carry it to Cambridge, reported that Wagons stand ready to receive it as fast as it arrives here.

Ordered, That Colonel Remsen' s Letter be committed to Mr˙ Joseph Hallett, one of the Members of this Congress. That he be authorized, and is hereby authorized, to take such methods, and give such directions for the forwarding thereof to this City, as he shall think proper or most safe, and without any further information to be given to this Congress, until he has the same safe in this City.