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In Provincial Congress


In Provincial Congress, New-York, June 15, 1775.

The Congress resumed the consideration of Mr˙ Foster' s motion of yesterday; and whereupon,

Ordered, That a message be immediately despatched to Major-General Wooster, now commanding a body of Troops in the southern part of Connecticut, requesting him forthwith to march the said Troops, with their tents and other necessaries, to the distance of five miles from this City, to be subject to the orders and directions of the Continental or this Congress while the said Troops shall continue in this Colony.

And Resolved, That we will assist the Commissaries of the said forces in procuring such necessaries for their accommodation as shall be to be procured within this Colony. A true copy from the Minutes: