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The House adopts the style and title of ' The Convention of the State of New-Jersey'

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Thursday, July 18, 1776.

Met according to adjournment.

Resolved, That this House from henceforth, instead of the style and title of the Provincial Congress of New-Jersey, do adopt and assume the style and title of the Convention of the State of New-Jersey.

Ordered, That Colonel Isaac Smith be directed to employ some officer of the Militia to apprehend Samuel Henry, and deliver him, together with the order of this Convention for his commitment, to the keeper of the common Jail at Trenton.

The Report of the Committee for drafting an Ordinance for punishing Traitors, &c˙; read a second time, and ordered a third reading.

The Committee to whom were referred the Resolves of the Continental Congress, &c˙, made Report; which was read, and ordered a second reading.

The Report of the Committee for drafting an Ordinance for punishing Traitors, &c˙; read a third time.

Ordered, That the same be engrossed, and do pass.

The Report of the Committee to whom were referred the Resolves of the Continental Congress, &c˙; read a second time, and ordered a third reading.

Adjourned to three o' clock, afternoon.

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