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Captains in the Battalion of Musket-Men


The House proceeded to the nomination of Officers for the Battalion of Musket-men to be raised for the defence of this Province.

And Resolved, That Thomas Herbert, Joseph Howell, Jun˙, Abraham Dehuff, Francis Murray, Abraham Marshal, John Nice, Patrick Anderson, and Peter Zachary Lloyd, Esquires, be, and they are hereby appointed Captains of the said Battalion.

It being represented to the House, that the Continental Troops at the Barracks of this City are in want of some necessaries usual in Quarters,

Resolved, That the Committee of Safety make inquiry into the circumstances of the said Troops, and give orders to the Barrackmaster to allow them the use of such Bedding and other conveniences at the Barracks as have been provided for the Troops of this Province.

The House adjourned to three o' clock, P˙ M.