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Friday, January 19, 1776.

The House met according to adjournment.

Voted, To choose a Committee of five persons to consult with some of the members of the Committee of Safety of Portsmouth, and report to this House what they think best to be done respecting removing the People from Gosport; and that Dr˙ Levi Dearborn, Captain Walt, Colonel Evans, John McClary, Esq˙, and Captain Maulton, be the said Committee.

Voted, That Colonel Morey, Colonel David Gilman, and Colonel Evans, be a Committee of this House, to confer with a Committee of the honourable Council, about laying our plan of Government before the honourable the Continental Congress, and taking their advice thereon, and to make report to the House as soon as may be.