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Council Held Friday, the 22nd of April


At a Council held at Philadelphia, on Friday, 22d April, 1774:

Present, the Honorable John Penn, Esquire, Governor, Richard Peters, Andrew Allen, James Tilghman, Edward Shippen, Jun˙, Esquires.

A member of Council laid before the Board draughts of two letters proposed to be sent to the Magistrates of Westmoreland county, which, were read, and after a few alterations made to them, were ordered to be fairly transcribed, and despatched to morrow by the express, who came from that county.

The letters follow in these words, viz: