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March 22


Friday, March 22, 1776.

The House met pursuant to their adjournment; and, taking into consideration the expediency of appointing Surgeons and a Chaplain for the three Pennsylvania Battalions,

Resolved, That John Davis and William Curry, of Chester County, and Jacob Reiger, of Lancester County, Gentlemen, be, and they are hereby, appointed Surgeons of the said Battalions.

Resolved, That the Reverend William Rogers be, and he is hereby, appointed Chaplain of the said Forces.

Upon motion, Resolved, That Francis Mentges be, and he is hereby, appointed an Adjutant in the said Forces.

The Committee appointed to consider and report to the House the best mode of encouraging the raising of Flax in this Province, presented a written Report thereon at the table; which was read by order, and referred to further consideration.

The House adjourned to ten o' clock to-morrow morning.