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Resolves of Continental Congress of the 5th instant, relating to Batteaumen and the Regiment for the service of Canada, enclosed in a Letter from the Delegates of this Colony, were read and filed, and are in the words following, to wit:

"In Congress, February 5, 1776.

"Resolved, That the Resolution of Congress of the 8th of last month, for sending sundry Shipwrights from the cities of New-York and Philadelphia to build Batteaus at Ticonderoga, be superseded; and that General Schuyler be desired to employ any such Artificers as he shall think proper in that business.

"That General Schuyler be desired to issue warrants for completing the Regiment directed to be raised in New-York for the service of Canada; and that it be recommended to the Convention of that Colony to appoint such officers thereof as General Schuyler hath nominated.

"That General Schuyler be desired to employ such Batteaumen as are in or near Albany, instead of those it was recommended to the Convention of New-York; to procure.

"Extract from the Minutes:


Ordered, That the Secretaries transmit a copy thereof to Major-General Schuyler with all possible despatch.

Ordered, That Mr˙ Lispenard be permitted to supply, and put on board of the Ship Dutchess of Gordon, Beer for the use of said Ship.