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Two Hundred and Fifty Pounds Advanced to Mr. Byers


Ordered, That Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Esq˙, as Treasurer of this Congress, advance to James Byers, who is casting Brass Field-Pieces by order of this Congress, the sum of two hundred and fifty Pounds, on account, and that Mr˙ Livingston take James Byers' s receipt for the same, on account.

A long Letter, in French, from Jean Viellatt, on behalf of himself and some other French gentlemen from Canada, who are prisoners at Albany, was read in English, by Mr˙ Morris.

Ordered, That the same be enclosed to the New-York Delegates at Congress.