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August 10th


Die Jovis, 9 ho˙ A˙ M˙, August 10, 1775.

The Congress met pursuant to adjournment. Opened with prayer by the Rev˙ Mr˙ Gano. Present:

Peter V˙ B˙ Livingston, Esq˙, President.

A Letter from Colonel Phineas Fanning, dated the 8th instant, informing of the situation of thirteen sail of vessels at Gardiner' s Island Point, was read and filed.

A Letter from Isaac Sears, of the 8th instant, excusing his absence, and informing that he will be necessarily absent this month.

Ordered, That the powers of the Military Committee be continued for one week from this day.

The Congress adjourned to nine o' clock, to-morrow morning