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Proceedings of a Meeting of the Governour and Council of Connecticut


Proceedings of a meeting of the Governour and Council of Connecticut, on the 3d of November last; a Letter from Governour Trumbull, of the 4th of November, and a Letter from Adam Babcock, Chairman of the Committee of New-Haven, requesting a loan of Cannon, for the defence of said Town, and addressed to the Committee of the City and County of New-York, and by them referred to the consideration of the Provincial Congress, were received and filed, and are as follow, viz:

"Lebanon, November 4, 1775.

"SIRS: I am desired to write to you, in favour of the Town of New-Haven, for the loan of cannon, for the use of the Town, in the dangerous situation it is in from the Ministerial ships, if they can be spared. Enclosed is a copy of the minutes of the vote passed here. Your compliance will oblige that Town, and be gratefully acknowledged by this Colony.

"I am, with esteem and regard, Gentlemen, your most obedient humble servant,


"To the Hon˙ Committee of Safety at New-York."