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A Letter from Cornelius Clopper


A Letter from Cornelius Clopper, one of the Deputies elected to represent the City and County of New-York, and dated the 14th˙ ultimo, informing Congress that the remoteness of his. situation from Town renders it highly inconvenient for a person of his advanced life and infirm


constitution to give his attendance, and hoping they will accept of his resignation, was received and filed.

A Letter from Colonel John Van Ness, dated at Rhinebeck, the 14th November, 1775, informing Congress of the place of rendezvous of his Regiment, in case of an alarm, and that Powder and Lead is much wanted, was received and filed.