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Writs issued by Governour Tryon for a new election of Representatives


NEW-YORK, January 11, 1776. — On the 2d instant the Governour issued a proclamation to dissolve the Assembly of this Colony, and writs were issued for a new election of Representatives of the people, to serve in General Assembly. The Sheriff of this City and County, has published an advertisement, giving notice to the freemen and freeholders of the same, that he has appointed Thursday, the first day of February next, for them to meet, at ten o' clock in the forenoon, on the green, near the Work-House, in the city, to elect four members to represent them in General Assembly. The advertisement expresses it thus: To the Representatives of the said City and County, to assist the Captain-General, or Commander-in-chief, in a General Assembly.