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Die Jovis, 10 ho˙ A˙ M˙, December 14, 1775.

The Congress met pursuant to adjournment.

Present: Colonel Nathaniel Woodhull, Esq˙, President.

For New-York. — Mr˙ Roosevelt, Mr˙ Beekman, Mr˙ Ray, Mr˙ Sands, Col˙ McDougall, Mr˙ Scott, Col˙ Brasher.

Albany. — Colonel Rensselaer, Capt˙ Cuyler, Mr˙ Gansevoort, Mr˙ Bleecker.

Dutchess. — Mr˙ Gilbert Livingston, Mr˙ Humphreys, Mr˙ Schenck.

Ulster. — Mr˙ Cantine.

Orange. — Colonel Hay, Mr˙ Herring.

Suffolk. — Colonel Woodhull, Mr˙ Hobarl, Mr˙ Strong, Mr˙ Wickham, Mr˙ Tredwell, Mr˙ Gelston.

Westchester. — Colonel Gilbert Drake, Colonel Lewis Graham, Mr˙ Ward.

Tryon. — Mr˙ John Moore.

King' s. — Mr˙ Vanderbilt.


Colonel McDougall informed the Congress that Captain Ledyard, with his Company, (which is incomplete,) is in New-York, and has been of use in sundry duties here since he came down from the Fort in the Highlands, and requested the opinion of this Congress, whether he should send him with his Company up to the Fort, or detain him here. Thereupon,

Ordered, That Colonel McDougall detain Captain Ledyard here, or give him such other directions as he shall think proper.

Mr˙ Hobart, on application, obtained leave of absence, the County of Suffolk having a representation without him.