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Moved by Mr. Low


Mr˙ Isaac Low moved, and was seconded by Mr˙ Morris, that this Congress enter into a Resolution in the words following, viz;

Resolved, as the opinion of this Congress, That implicit obedience ought to be paid to every recommendation of the Continental Congress for the general regulation, of the Associated Colonies; but that this Congress is competent to, and ought freely to deliberate and determine on all matters relative to the internal police of this Colony.

And debates arising thereon, Mr˙ Scott, seconded by Mr˙ Clarkson,moved for the Previous Question, to wit: Whether the question on Mr˙ Low' s motion shall be now put? And the said Previous Question being put, was determined in the following manner, viz:

For the Previous Question
4 City and County of New York.
3 City and County of Albany.
2 County of Dutchess.
2 County of Ulster.
2 County of Orange.
2 County of Suffolk.
2 King' s County.
2 Westchester County.
Against the Previous Question
2 Richmond County

Resolved, therefore, That the question on Mr˙ Low' s motion be not now put.