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New Powers to the New-York Delegates


The Delegates of New-York having received new powers from their Convention, laid the same before Congress, as follows:

"In Provincial Congress, New-York, December 21, 1775.

"Resolved, That the present Delegates of this Colony, in Continental Congress, be requested to make such an arrangement among themselves, as that five of them only continue at Congress, and represent this Colony at any one time; and that, in case of the necessary absence of any one or two of the Delegates so attending, according to such arrangement, that three or four of them be a quorum, and enabled to represent the Colony during such absence.

"A true copy from the Minutes:

"JOHN McKESSON, Secretary."