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Suffolk County (New-York) Committee to Committee of Brookhaven



County Hall, May 5, 1775.

GENTLEMEN: We beg leave to inform you that the Committees from the several Towns in this County, here met, have chosen seven persons to represent this County at the Provincial Congress, to be held at New-York the 22d of this instant, and should be glad of your concurrence therein. The Association Agreement, so generally entered into in New-York by all parties, is herewith sent to you, hoping you will sign the same, and take such measures as you judge proper to let the inhabitants of your Town have an opportunity to sign. If your Town approve of our choice, you will signify it to one of the Deputies, and if you think proper to choose a Deputy, it will be very agreeable to this Committee. By order of the Committee:

WM˙ SMITH, Chairman.

To Captain Nathan Woodhull, Richard Woodhull, Jonathan Thompson, John Woodhull, Selah Strong, Thomas Helmes, Esquires, Major Benjamin Floyd, and Mr˙ Samuel Thompson, of Brookhaven.