Mr. Van Wyck sent to Flushing


Ordered, That Mr˙ Van Wyck do repair immediately to Flushing, to gain intelligence of the situation of the enemy, and what places are now occupied by General Woodhull; that he do, with all possible expedition, despatch a boat to the Convention with the information he can collect, at the same time pointing out the most suitable place for the reinforcement to join General Woodhull to land, and that he be empowered to impress boats, men, and horses, for carrying this order into execution.

Ordered, That Mr˙ Van Wyck and Major Lawrence have leave to employ Sa˙ Dyckman, the express, for a few hours.

Whereas the Convention has received information that John Rogers, a servant of Brigadier-General Morris, has manifested a disposition extremely inimical to the rights and liberties of America, and that there is room to suspect that he will take the first opportunity to join the enemy:

Ordered, therefore, That Captain Benson, of Harlem, be requested and directed to apprehend the said John Rogers, or cause him to be apprehended and brought before this Convention,