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Colonel Woodford directed to effect an exchange of the Prisoners in his possession

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Resolved, That, a Delegate be chosen by ballot, on Friday next, to attend the Continental Congress, in the room of the late Hon˙ Peyton Randolph, Esq.

Resolved, That the Committee of Safety do write to Colonel Woodford, desiring that he will endeavour to effect an exchange of the Prisoners in his possession for our worthy countrymen now confined by Lord Dunmore; and, if he should not be able to effect such exchange, that he send his Prisoners to the City of Williamsburgh, as soon as it can be conveniently done, and that he also send the Slaves taken to the said City.

Ordered, That the Slaves taken and confined at the Town of Hampton, be sent to the publick Jail in the City of Williamsburgh.

The President laid before the Convention a Letter received from the Delegates appointed to represent this Colony in General Congress, enclosing several Resolutions of that respectable body; which were read, and ordered to be referred to the Committee on the state of the Colony.

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