Smith

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A Letter from Christopher Smith, directed to Mr˙ Robert Benson, dated at Jamaica, on Long-Island, on the 14th instant, was read. He therein mentions that he had read in the Newspapers a Resolve of Congress, ordering every person who has withdrawn himself from the City since the 1st of June last, to return without delay; and requesting, from infirmity of body, that he may be exempt from said Resolve.

Ordered, That said Letter be not answered by this House, but that Mr˙ Benson is directed to answer the same.