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The Speaker Laid before the House a Letter


Monday, March 13, 1775.

Mr˙ Speaker laid before the House a Letter of the 24th of December last, from William Bollan, Benjamin Franklin, and Arthur Lee, Esquires, Agents in London, for the Provinces of Massachusetts Bay, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, informing the House that the Petition from the American Continental Congress to the Crown, had been presented by Lord Dartmouth, was very graciously received, and that his Majesty had been pleased to say it was of so great importance, that he should, as soon as they met, lay it before his two Houses of Parliament.