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The committee appointed to prepare an address to the people of Great-Britain,
brought in a draught, which was read, and ordered to lie on the table, for the
perusal of the members, and to be taken into consideration to-morrow.
By a statute, made in the fourth year of the present reign, a time of profound
peace, alleging, “the expediency of new provisions and regulations for extending
the commerce between Great. “Britain and his majesty's dominions in America,
certain resolutions formed by said Congress, and a copy of a letter, sent by said
Congress to their agent in England, and an address to the inhabitants of Great-
Britain, on the late engagement between the troops under general Gage, and the
The Congress took into consideration 'the address to the inhabitants of Great-
Britain, and after some debate, the same was re-committed. , The committee, to
whom the declaration was re-committed, brought in the i. which being again read,
—Agress, for their virtuous and spirited opposition to the oppressive and ruinous
system of colony administration adopted by the British ministry. Ordered, That the
committee appointed to draught an address to the people of Great-Britain, ...
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