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A Letter from Henry Wisner


Monday morning, 2d December, 1776.

The Committee met.

Present: Colonel Van Cortlandt, Vice President.

Colonel Lott, Mr˙ Duane, Mr˙ Roosevelt, Mr˙ Dunscomb — NEW-YORK.

Mr˙ Webster — CHARLOTTE.

Mr˙ A˙ Yates, Mr˙ Cuyler, Mr˙ Adgate — ALBANY.

Colonel Allison, Mr˙ Little — ORANGE.

Mr˙ Smith, Mr˙ Miller, Mr˙ L' Hommedieu — SUFFOLK.

Colonel Van Cortlandt, Colonel Drake — WESTCHESTER.

Mr˙ Cantine — ULSTER.

Mr˙ R˙ R˙ Livingston — DUTCHESS.

Mr˙ Moore, Mr˙ Newkirk, Mr˙ Harper — TRYON.

A Letter from Henry Wisner, Esq˙, dated Goshen, November 30, 1776, relative to a drove of Cattle for the use of the American Army, was read and filed.

Ordered, That a Letter be written to the person who has the charge of the said drove of Cattle, directing him to apply for directions of the Commissary-General.

Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to write to Colonel Trumbull relative to Salt, &c˙, and that Mr˙ Duane, Mr˙ R˙ R˙ Livingston, and Mr˙ Cuyler, be that Committee.

A Letter from William Miller, dated Harrison' s Purchase, November 28, 1776, relative to the Records of the County, and requesting the advice of Convention relative to his conduct as an executor to an estate, was read and filed.

Ordered, To be referred to the same Committee.