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Letter from General Heath


Saturday, 3 ho˙ P˙ M˙, November 23d, 1776.

The Committee met pursuant to adjournment.

Present: P˙ Van Cortlandt, Vice President.

Mr˙ Duane, Mr˙ Dunscomb, Colonel Brasher, Mr˙ Jay, and Mr˙ Harper — NEW-YORK.

Mr˙ G˙ Livingston, Colonel Platt — DUTCHESS.

Mr˙ A˙ Yates, Mr˙ R˙ Yates, Mr˙ Cuyler, Mr˙ Adgate — ALBANY.

Major Lockwood, Colonel Graham — WESTCHESTER.

Mr˙ L' Hommedieu, Mr˙ Smith — SUFFOLK.

Colonel De Witt — ULSTER.

Mr˙ Wisner — ORANGE.

Mr˙ Newkirk — TRYON.

Major Webster, Colonel Duer — CHARLOTTE.

A Letter from General Heath, dated the 23d instant, was read. He requests a copy for the encouragement offered by the honourable the Continental Congress to such as shall engage to serve in the next Army.

Ordered, That the Secretary furnish General Heath with a copy of the same.