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Committee to Consider


In Congress, Sunday, March 3, 1776.

The Congress met.
And the Journal of yesterday was read.

Ordered, That Colonel Powell, Mr˙ Edwards, Mr˙ Neufville, Captain Roger Smith, Captain Trapier, Mr˙ Salvador, and Mr˙ Matthews, be a Committee to consider of ways and means for payment of the services already voted; and that they do report to-morrow.

Read a Letter from the Committee of St. Bartholomew' s Parish, dated the 29th past, inclosing an Inventory of the Estate and Effects of John Stuart, Esq˙, in that Parish, takes in consequence of the Order of Congress of the 3d.

The Congress proceeded, on the Order of the Day, to consider the recommitted part of the Report on the state of the interior parts of the Colony, lately in commotion.

After some time spent in debate thereon.

Adjourned to nine o' clock to-morrow.