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On the question to agree to the amendment, the yeas and nays being required by Mr. LowellMassachusetts, Mr. Osgood,
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On the question to agree to the original motion, the yeas and nays being required by Mr. Telfair
So the question was lost.
A motion was then made by Mr. Ellery, seconded by Mr. Osgood,
That the entry of yesterday of the letters of Dr. Franklin, and the superintendent of finance, be published, and copies thereof be delivered to such members of Congress as shall apply for the same.
On the question to agree to the motion, the yeas and nays being required by Mr. Ellery
- JUNE 7, 1782. On motion of Mr. Ramsay, seconded by Mr. Cor. nell
Resolved, That the secretary at war and superintendent of finance be directed to take such means as they may think proper to convey in the speediest manner, by land or by water, clothing and other necessaries to the southern army.
JULY 18, 1782. On motion of Mr. Ramsay, seconded by Mr. Witherspoon,
Resolved, That the postmaster-general take the most speedy and effectual methods to apprehend the robbers of the publick mail, and that he shall be reimbursed by these United States any sums of money, not exceeding two hundred and thirty-three dollars and one third, which he shall bona fide expend on this business.
JULY 25, 1782. On a report from the superintendent of finance, as agent of marine, to whom was referred a report of the secretary at war on a memorial of Musco Livingston
Resolved, That the agent of marine be and he is hereby directed, to grant letters of passport and safe conduct to such vessel as may be employed by Musco Livingston, to sail from some port of the United States, in ballast, to the island of Jamaica, and to bring from thence the family and effects of the said Musco Livingston; provided, that nothing in such passport contained shall authorize the importation into these United States, or any of them, of any goods, wares, or merchandises, excepting money, plate, household furniture, and wearing apparel for the use of his family, and that the said Musco Livingston give bond, with sufficient sureties, to be lodged in the office of finance, in such a sum as the superintendent of finance shall think proper, not to contravene in any respect the true intent and mean. ing of this resolution.
NOVEMBER 27, 1782. On the report of a committee, consisting of Mr. Osgood, Mr. Carroll, and Mr. Rutledge, to whom was referred a letter of the 19th from the commander in chief, enclosing a paper endorsed, “ Information of “ Christopher Osgood”—
Resolved, That the commander in chief be and he is hereby empowered and directed, to take immediate measures for apprehending and securing Lake Knowlton, of Newfane, and Samuel Wells, of Brattleborough, both of the district of country commonly called the New Hampshire Grants, west of Connecticut river, and such others within the district aforesaid as there may be good reason to apprehend have been concerned with the said Knowlion and Wells in a dangerous correspondence and intercourse with the enemy; and that the commander in chief be authorized to communicate this resolution, and the information on which it is grounded, to such persons exercising authority in the district aforesaid, and at such time as he shall think proper.
DECEMBER 3, 1782.
Resolved, That the supreme executives of the states of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York, be furnished with a copy of Christopher Osgood's declaration, in order that they may have due information of the treasonable practices with which some of their subjects are charged, no less,