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Order of the Day


The Convention then, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee on the state of the Colony; and after some time spent therein, Mr˙ President resumed the chair, and Mr˙ Gary reported, that the Committee had, according to order, had under their consideration the state of the Colony, and had come to the following Resolution thereupon, which he read in his place, and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk' s table, where the same was again twice read, and agreed to:

Resolved, (as the opinion of this Committee,) That some mode ought to be established for the payment of the Minister' s salary, and other Tobacco Debts, throughout this Colony.

Ordered, That Mr˙ Gary, Mr˙ Adams, Mr˙ Dandridge,


Mr˙ Banister, Mr˙ Jones, Mr˙ Richard Randolph, and Mr˙ Bassett, be a Committee to prepare and bring in an Ordinance pursuant to the said Resolution.

Resolved, That this Convention will, to-morrow, again resolve itself into a Committee, to take into their further consideration the slate of the Colony.

Adjourned till to-morrow, half after ten o' clock.