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Conference with a Committee from Connecticut


Ordered, That Mr˙ Adams, Mr˙ Gerry, Honourable Mr˙ Cushing, Mr˙ Paine, Honourable Colonel Ward, Colonel Prescott, and Major Holten, be a Committee to wait on the Honourable Colonel Williams and —— Walter, and inform them that the Congress have had a notice of their being in Town as a Committee from Connecticut, in order to have a conference with us; and that we are ready to confer with them by a Committee, at such time and place as shall be most agreeable to them.

Ordered, That no Member of this Congress depart therefrom, until the conference with the Committee from Connecticut be over.

The Committee appointed to wait upon the gentlemen from Connecticut, reported that they had attended that service, and delivered the message with which they were charged, and that the gentlemen propose this evening to meet the Committee from this Congress, at such place as you shall appoint.

Ordered, That the Committee on the State of the Province be the Committee from this Congress to meet the gentlemen from Connecticut this evening, at Captain Stedman' s, for the proposed conference.

Adjourned until to-morrow morning, nine o' clock.