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First Lieutenants for the Rifle Regiment


An Account from Major Lewis Nicola, Barrackmaster, was produced at the table, amounting to ten Pounds twelve Shillings and two Pence, for disbursements at the Barracks, and the same being allowed by the House, an order was drawn on Michael Hillegas, Esq˙, for the said sum in payment thereof.

The Governour, by Mr˙ Secretary, returned the Bill intituled "An Act to increase the number of Representatives in Assembly for the City of Philadelphia, and in the several


Counties therein named," and acquainted the House he should be ready to pass the same whenever presented to him for that purpose.

Two Accounts from Jeremiah Trexler and Adam Yohe, were laid before the House, amounting to twenty-eight Pounds five Shillings and nine Pence, for expenses in entertaining and conducting a number of Indians from Easton to Philadelphia; which, being examined, were allowed, and an order drawn on Michael Hillegas, Esq˙, for payment.

The House then taking into consideration the appointment of Subalterns for the Rifle Regiment,

Resolved, That Thomas Paxton, Thomas Bartholomew Bowen, John Stoner, John Clerk, Jacob Levan, John Davis, John Thompson, William Gray, John Young, John Spear, Matthew Scott, and Edward Thompson, Esquires, be, and they are hereby, appointed First Lieutenants in the said Regiment of Riflemen.