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Committee to Prepare an Ordinance


The Petition from the Township of Nottingham, praying that the petitioners may be permitted to join the Light-Infantry Company at Trenton, was read a second time, and referred to future consideration.

The Petition from the County of Gloucester, praying that some mode may be adopted to compel the payment of the Ten Thousand Pound Tax, from such persons as have refused to pay the same, was read a second time.

Ordered, That Mr˙ Hart, Mr˙ Ogden, Mr˙ De Hart, Mr˙ Pearson, and Mr˙ Dunham, be a Committee to prepare the draught of an Ordinance for that purpose, and report the same to this Congress.

The Congress adjourned to three o' clock, P˙M.

The Congress met pursuant to adjournment.

Pursuant to the Order of the Day, the Congress resumed the Letter of the Committee of Safety of Pennsylvania, the Letters said to be written by the Rev˙ Mr˙ Odell, and Mr˙ OdeIl' s Memorial; and Mr˙ Odell attending, was called in and heard, and then ordered to withdraw. Whereupon, after deliberating thereon, the Previous Question being put, that the determination of Mr˙ Odell' s case be postponed till to-morrow morning,

Resolved, That the same be postponed accordingly.

The Congress adjourned till nine o' clock, to-morrow morning.