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Wednesday, 9 ho˙ A˙ M˙, May 24, 1775.

The Congress met pursuant to adjournment. Present:

For the City and County of New-York. — Peter Van Brugh Livingston, esq˙, President; Isaac Low, Alexander McDougall, Leonard Lispenard, Joseph Hallett, Abraham Walton, Abraham Brasher, Isaac Roosevelt, John De Lancey, James Beekman, Samuel Verplanck, Richard Yates, David Clarkson, Thomas Smith, Benjamin Kissam, John Morin Scott, John Van Cortlandt, Jacobus Van Zandt, and John Marston.

For, the City and County of Albany. — Volkert P˙ Douw, Vice-President; Robert Yates, Abraham Yates, Jacob Cuyler, Peter Silvester, Walter Livingston, Robert Van Rensselaer, Henry Glenm, Col˙ Abraham Ten Broeck, and Major Francis Nicoll.

For Dutchess County. — Anthony Hoffman, Zephaniah Platt, Richard Montgomerie, Gilbert Livingston, Jonathan Landon, Melancton Smith, and Nathaniel Sackett.


For Ulster County. — Col˙ Johannes Harderibergh, James Clinton, Egbert Dumond, Christopher Tappen, John Nicholson, and Jacob Hornbeck.

For Orange County. — John Coe, David Pye, Peter Clowes, William Allison, Abraham Lent, and John Herring.

For Suffolk County. — Colonel Nathaniel Woodhull, John Sloss Hobart, Thomas Tredwell, John Foster, Ezra L' Hommedieu, Thomas Wickham, and Selah Strong.

For Westchester County. — Gouvemeur Morris, Lewis Graham, James Van Cortlandt, Stephen Ward, Joseph Drake, Philip Van Cortlandt, James Holmes, David Dayton, and John Thomas, Junior.

For the Township of Brooklyn in King' s County. — Henry Williams and Jeremiah Remsen.

For Richmond County. — Paul Micheau, John Journey, Aaron Cortelyou, and Richard Conner.

John Williams and William Marsh, from Charlotte County, appeared in Congress and produced a Certificate signed by fourteen gentlemen, the respective Committees of White Creek, Camden, Arlington, Manchester, Dorset, Rupert, Pawlett, and Wells, in Charlotte County, certifying that the said John Williams and William Marsh are appointed Deputies to attend this Congress. The same was read and filed.

Ordered, That they take their seats.

Colonel Blackwell, Samuel Townshend, esq˙, Messrs˙ Joseph Robinson and Jonathan Lawrence, attending in Congress, produced a Certificate of Daniel Kissam, esq˙, Chairman of a meeting of a number of the Freeholders of Queen' s County, met at Jamaica pursuant to publick notice, certifying that Colonel Jacob Blackwell, Jonathan Lawrence, Daniel Rapalje, esq˙, Zebulon Williams, Esquire, Samuel Townshend, esq˙, Joseph French, esq˙, Joseph Robinson, Nathaniel Tom, Thomas Hicks, esq˙, and Captain Richard Thorne, were unanimously chosen and elected Deputies for the said County, to meet in Provincial Congress with the Deputies from the other Counties in this Colony. The same was read and filed.

Ordered, That the gentlemen appointed Deputies from Queen' s County, as they respectively attend, do take their seats.