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Petition of the Congress laid before the House



Monday, November 6, 1775.

The Earl of Dartmouth (by his Majesty' s command) laid before the House (pursuant to an Address to his Majesty on Wednesday last) a Paper intituled "Copy of the Petition of the Congress to the King," delivered to the Earl of Dartmouth by Messrs˙ Penn and Lee, on the 1st of September, 1775.

And the title thereof being read by the Clerk,

Ordered, That the said Paper do lie on the table.

Ordered, That the said Paper be taken into consideration to-morrow, and the Lords summoned.