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Benjamin Franklin, who arrived yesterday from London


May 6, 1775. — The House met pursuant to adjournment. Being acquainted that with Captain Osborne, who arrived yesterday, came passenger Benjamin Franklin, Esquire, late Agent for this Province in London:

Resolved, n˙ c˙ d˙, That the said Benjamin Franklin, Esquire, be, and he is hereby added to the Deputies appointed by this House on the part of Pennsylvania, to attend the Continental Congress expected to meet on the 10th instant in this City.


Resolved, n˙ c˙ d˙, That the Honourable Thomas Willing, Esquire, of Philadelphia, and James Wilson, Esquire, of Carlisle, be also added to the said Deputies for this Province.