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Benjamin Curtis Appointed Surgeon


4to ho˙ P˙ M˙, March 1, 1776.

The Congress met pursuant to adjournment.

Present: Brigadier-General Woodhull, President.

FOR NEW-YORK. — Colonel McDougall, Major Stoutenburgh, Colonel Lott, Mr˙ Rutgers, Mr˙ Prince, Mr˙ Scott, Mr˙ Roosevelt, Mr˙ Van Cortlandt.


FOR ALBANY. — General Ten Broeck, Mr˙ Abraham Yates, Colonel Nicoll, (on service.)
FOR SUFFOLK. — General Woodhull, Mr˙ Gelston, Mr˙ Hobart.
FOR DUTCHESS. — Colonel Ten Broeck, Mr˙ G˙ Livingston, Major R˙ G˙ Livingston, Major Schenck.
FOR ORANGE. — Colonel Hay, Colonel Allison.
FOR ULSTER. — Mr˙ Rhea, Mr˙ Lefever, Colonel Palmer, (on service.)
FOR RICHMOND. — Mr˙ A˙ Bancker.
FOR WESTCHESTER. — Mr˙ Ward, Dr˙ Graham, Colonel Drake.
FOR KING’S. — Mr˙ Leffertse, Mr˙ Vanderlilt.
FOR CHARLOTTE. — Colonel John Williams.
FOR CUMBERLAND. — Colonel William Williams.
FOR TRYON. — Mr˙ Moore.

The Memorial of Dr˙ Benjamin Curtis , requesting to be appointed Surgeon to a Regiment, was read and filed; and the Certificate of Dr˙ John Jones and Dr˙ Bard, therein recited, was also read and highly approved of.

Ordered, That the said Benjamin Curtis be, and he is hereby, appointed a Surgeon for one of the Regiments now raising in this Colony; and that in the mean time he take the care of such indisposed Troops of any of the said four Regiments as are or may be in the City of New-York, until further order, or until he shall be appointed to attend or take the care of one Regiment in particular.