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June 17, 1775


Saturday, June 17, 15 Geo˙ III, 1775.

Ordered, That this House be called over upon Monday next.

The Order of the Day being read, for the House to resolve itself, into a Committee of the Whole House to consider further of the Bill for appointing Commissioners to settle the Accounts of the Militia lately drawn out into actual service, and for making provision to pay the same,

The House resolved itself into the said Committee.

Mr˙ Speaker left the chair.

Mr˙ Bland took the chair of the Committee.

Mr˙ Speaker resumed the chair.

Mr˙ Bland, reported from the Committee that they had gone through the Bill, and made several amendments thereunto, which they had directed him to report when the House will, please to receive the same.

Ordered, That the Report be now received.

Mr˙ Bland accordingly reported from the said Committee the amendments which the Committee had made to the Bill, and which they had directed him to report to the House; and he read the Report in his place, and afterwards delivered the Bill, with the amendments, in at the Clerk' s table, where the amendments were once read throughout, and then a second time, one by one; and, upon the question severally put thereupon, one of them was disagreed to, and the rest were, with amendments to several of them, agreed to by the House; and several amendments, were made by the House to the Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, with the amendments, be engrossed.