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House in Committee


MONDAY, March 20, 1775.

Ordered, That the Order of the Day, for the House to resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole House, upon the Bill to restrain the Trade and Commerce of the Colonies of New-Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and South Carolina, to Great Britain, Ireland, and the British Islands in the West Indies, under certain conditions and limitations, be now read.

And the said Order being read accordingly;

The House resolved itself into the said Committee.

Mr˙ Speaker left the Chair.

Sir Charles Whitworth took the Chair of the Committee.

Mr˙ Speaker resumed the Chair.

Sir Charles Whitworth reported from the Committee, that they had gone through the Bill, and made several amendments thereunto, which they had directed him to report, when the House will please to receive the same.

Ordered. That the Report be received upon Thursday morning next.