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Extract from the minutes of the directors of the Library Company of Philadelphia,
dated August 31st, 1774–directed to the President, was read, as follows: “Upon
motion, ordered, ! “That the librarian furnish the gentlemen, who are to meet in ...
Ordered, That the president transmit a copy of the above to New-York, and the
other colonies bordering on Canada. A petition from the committee representing
the people in that part of Augusta county, in the colony of Virginia, on the west
Ordered, That the above be transmitted, by the president, in a letter to the
chairman of the convention of New-York. Agreeable to order, the Congress
resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and, after some time, the president
resumed the ...
AGREEABLE to adjournment, the president and a number of the members met,
but there not being sufficient to enter upon business, the Congress was
adjourned from day to day until Wednesday the 13th. WEDNESDAY, September
A letter from J. Trumbull, commissary-general, of the 17th, informing, that he has
found it necessary to order a quantity of flour to be purchased in finiladelphia,
and that to pay for the same, he has drawn on the president in favor of Mr.
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