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Committee to Confer with the Indian Sachem of the Oneida Tribe


Ordered, That Major Hawley, Mr˙ Hopkins, and Captain Batchelder, with such as the honourable Board shall join, be a Committee to receive and confer with the Indian Sachem of the Oneida Tribe, when he comes to this place.

A Bill for apportioning and assessing Forty-Six Thousand Pounds upon the several Towns in this Colony was read a first time, and ordered to be read again to-morrow morning, ten o' clock.

A Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Boston, in Town Meeting convened, at Watertown, September 21, 1775, relative to Donations for the Poor of said Town of Boston, was read, and committed to Mr˙ Story, Mr˙ Wood, and Dr˙ Whiting.


A Petition from the Town of Edgartown, on the Island of Martha' s Vineyard, praying that sixty Men may be enlisted for their defence and protection, and also a Petition from the Town of Chilmark, on said Island, praying that fifty Men may be enlisted for their defence, were read, and both committed to Colonel Orne, Colonel Cobb, Mr˙ Greenleaf, Major Ely, and Mr˙ Low.

Ordered, That Mr˙ Cooper be on the Committee to consider the Resolve of Congress forbidding the sale of English Goods after the 10th of October next, in the room of Mr˙ Crane, absent.