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March 23


Saturday, March 23, 1776.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

A Memorial from the Committee of Inspection and Observation for the City and Liberties of Philadelphia, was presented to the House and read.

Ordered to lie on the table.

Upon motion, Ordered, That Mr˙ Miles, Mr˙ Ritten-house, Mr˙ Rodman, Mr˙ Humphreys, Mr˙ Ross, Mr˙ Montgomery, Mr˙ Swoope, Mr˙ Taylor, Mr˙ Dougherty, and Mr˙ Hunter, be a Committee to settle the rank of the Captains and Subalterns in the several Battalions of the Pennsylvania Forces.

The House being certified that Hezekiah Davis, lately appointed an Ensign in the Musket-Battalion of the said Forces, was previously engaged in the Continental service, and has not been discharged,

Resolved, That the appointment of the said Davis in the corps aforesaid, be, and the same is hereby declared void.

The House adjourned to next Monday, at four o' clock, P˙M.