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Archibald Govan


Mr˙ Banister, from the Committee to whom the Petition of Archibald Govan, was referred, reported, that they had, according to order, had the same under their consideration, and had come to the following Resolutions thereupon; which he read in his place, and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk' s table, where the same were again twice read, and agreed to by the Convention:

Resolved, That the said Petition, so far as it relates to the cargo of his Vessel, is reasonable; and that all the Wheat on board the said Vessel, which may be sound and merchantable, be taken on account of the country, at the price of four Shillings per bushel, being the original cost, and manufactured for the use of the Troops stationed at Hampton.

Resolved, That the said Petitioner may dispose of his Vessel as he thinks proper.

Ordered, That Mr˙ Holt,Mr˙ Dandridge, Mr˙ Peyton, and Mr˙ Langhorne, be added to the Committee to whom the Memorial of Sampson Matthews was referred.