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Committee on a letter to the Eastern Tribe of Indians


Ordered, That the Committee who reported a Letter to the Eastern Tribes of Indians, be directed to prepare instructions to Mr˙ John Lane, who is appointed to communicate the Letter to them, and enlist a Company of them in the service of the Colony.

Ordered, That Mr˙ Gill, Mr˙ Bliss, and Mr˙ How, be a Committee to sort and count the votes for two persons, Members of this Congress, to repair to the Congress of the Province of New-Hampshire.

The Committee last mentioned, reported, that the Honourable Joseph Gerrish, Esq˙, and Colonel Ebenczer Sawyer, were chosen.

Ordered, That Colonel Dexter, Colonel Warren, and Colonel Foster, be a Committee to bring in a Resolve for supplying the Soldiers with two Twenty Shilling Bills each, for a month' s advance pay, and they are directed to draw up a form for said Bills, and employ an Engraver to prepare a plate for engraving the same without delay; and

Resolved, That to-morrow morning, ten o' clock, be assigned for the consideration of the Report of said Committee thereon.

Ordered, That the Committee appointed to prepare an application to the Continental Congress, sit forthwith.

Ordered, That Mr˙ Gill, Mr˙ Bliss, and Mr˙ How, be a Committee to sort and count the votes for a Member of the Committee of Supplies, in the room of Colonel Lee, deceased.

The Committee last mentioned, reported that Mr˙ John Pitts was chosen.

Ordered, That Colonel Barrett, Esquire Rawson, and Mr˙ Webster, be a Committee to take into consideration a Petition to this Congress from Mr˙ Boice and Mr˙ McLean, of Milton.


Ordered, That Mr˙ Lothrop, Colonel Warren, and Mr˙ Jennison, be a Committee to draw up some instructions to the Delegates appointed to go to the Congress of New-Hampshire.

Adjourned to eight o' clock, to-morrow morning.