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On motion, that this Congress do now proceed to choose another Captain for the Second Regiment of Riflemen, in the room of Captain Richardson, resigned,

Resolved, That the said appointment be referred and left to the Council of Safety.

Resolved, That Thomas Lynch, Jun˙, Esq˙, on account of the alarming ill state of health of his father, one of the Delegates from this Colony, at Philadelphia, have leave of absence.

Resolved, That another Delegate to represent this Colony in the Continental Congress, be forthwith chosen by this Congress, by ballot, in addition to, and with as full powers, in all respects, as the Delegates already chosen have, and are invested with.

The Congress then proceeded to ballot for the said Delegate,

And Thomas Lynch, Jun˙, Esq˙, appeared to be, and was declared, duly elected.

Resolved, That Thomas Lynch, Jun˙, Esq˙, be, and he is hereby, appointed a sixth Delegate from this Colony, to represent the same in the Continental Congress.