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Emission of Paper money Considered


The Town-Major at the door, was admitted. He informed Congress that Rynier Van Hoosen was taken, and is in custody.

Ordered, That he be reported to General Lee.

The Report of the Committee for the emission of fifty-five thousand Pounds, according to the Order of the Day, was taken into consideration, and read and amended. And, being again read, paragraph by paragraph, and many amendments made and unanimously agreed to, it was ordered to be taken into further consideration to-morrow.

The Congress are informed that Captain Smith, the Engineer, would with pleasure, if commanded, tarry on duty in this Colony.

Ordered, That Mr˙ Scott and Mr˙ Hobart be a Committee to wait on General Lee, and to request that Captain Smith, the Engineer, may be ordered to remain on duty for some time in this Colony.