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Ordinance for Issuing Thirty Thousand Pounds


Thursday, October 26, 1775.

The Congress met pursuant to adjournment.

A Petition from the Committee of Sussex County, objecting to the appointment of John Budd Scott, Esq˙, as First Major of the First Regiment of Militia in that County, and praying that Mr˙ Scott' s Commission may be vacated, was read, and ordered a second reading.

The Committee appointed to prepare the draught of an Ordinance for striking the sum of Thirty Thousand Pounds, in Bills of Credit, for the use of this Colony, and to make a provision to sink the same, &c˙, reported a draught of such Ordinance; which was read, and ordered a second reading.