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Letter to the Committee for Ulster County


A draft of a Letter to the Committee of Ulster County was read and approved, and is in the words following, to wit:

"In Convention of the Representatives of the State of New-York, Harlem, August 17, 1776.

"GENTLEMEN: You' ll perceive by the enclosed resolutions that the prisoners residing among you are to be sent to Morris County. With regard to the difference of construction to that part of their paroles which respects the latitude intended to be given them therein, the Convention give it as their opinion that the prisoners are entitled to the privilege of passing and repassing within six miles in every direction from your Court-House; which I am directed to request you to communicate to the prisoners, and also to transmit a copy of this letter, with the other papers, to the Committee of Morris County.

"I am, gentlemen, your very humble servant. By order.

"The Chairman and Members of the Committee of Ulster County."