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Resolved, That Mo Hillegas, and George Clymer, esqrs, be joint treasurers of the
United Colonies: that the treasurers reside in Philadelphia, and that they shall
give bond, with surety, for the faithful performance of their of. fice, in the sum of
... and provinces upon this continent, shall resolve and agree upon, or, as shall
be agreed and resolved upon by the said Continental Congress, now sitting in
Philadelphia aforesaid, while our said delegates JOURNALS OF CONGRESS.
Resolved, that a committee of five be appointed to consider and prepare
instructions for the committee above-mentioned. The members chosen, Mr.
Jefferson, Mr. Hooper, Dr. Franklin, Mr. Jay, and Mr. Deane. Resolved, That the
Resolved, That Patrick Sinclair be allowed to return to Europe. Iłesolved, That an
order for 2,500 dollars be drawn on the treasurers in favor of Mr. Alsop, Mr. Lewis,
and Mr. Sherman, to enable them to pay for the shoes purchased by them for ...
-*Resolved, That the secret committee be directed to deliver to the delegates of
North-Carolina, half a ton of powder, for the use of the frontier inhabitants of that
state: Resolved, That general Schuyler by directed to apply to general Burgoyne,
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