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Three hundred dollars advanced to the Secretary of the Board of War


Saturday, November 16, 1776.

Resolved, That 300 Dollars be advanced to the Secretary of the Board of War, to defray contingent expenses; he to be accountable.


Resolved, That it be recommended to the Convention of North Carolina, to station Brigadier-General Moore, with the regular troops under his command, in such parts of that State, or of the State of South-Carolina, where they will be in a capacity to render immediate and seasonable assistance to their friends in South-Carolina; and that they may be on the spot to oppose the enemy when and wheresoever they shall attempt to make their landing good in that State; and that the Convention of North-Carolina do, immediately, at the Continental expense, embody 5,000 Militia, to complete any military operations already begun by General Moore, to defend the State of North-Carolina, or march to the relief of their neighbours in South-Carolina or Virginia, where there shall be most occasion for their support.

The Committee on the Lottery brought in a Report, which was read:

Ordered, To lie on the table, to be taken into consideration on Monday next.

The several matters to this day referred being postponed,

Adjourned to ten o' clock on Monday.