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Inhabitants of the Colony


The Congress then resumed the consideration of the Resolves of the Continental Congress of the 25th of May instant, and particularly that part of the third Resolve


which directs, that the Militia of New-York be armed and trained, and in constant readiness to act at a moment' s warning. And thereupon,

Resolved, That it be recommended to the inhabitants of this Colony in general, immediately to furnish themselves with necessary Arms and Ammunition, to use all diligence to perfect themselves in the military art, and, if necessary, to form themselves into Companies for that purpose, until the further order of this Congress.

Ordered, That this Resolve be printed in the Newspapers, and that five hundred copies thereof be printed in handbills.