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Vote of Council


The honourable Board sent down the following Vote of Council, viz:

"Colony of New-Hampshire, in Council, January 19, 1776.

"Upon reading the Letters from his Excellency General Washington and General Sullivan , requesting Recruits from the Continental Army, the Board are of opinion that the requisition ought speedily to be attended to, and would therefore recommend a vote to be passed for the raising one regiment out of our Militia now in the service; and that a Committee of the honourable House be appointed to join with a Committee of the Board, and fully authorized to carry the same into execution.

"Voted, That the foregoing be sent to the honourable House.

"Attest: E˙ THOMPSON, Secretary."