Sept. 24, Captain Cregier submits whether it would be proper to keep the schooner General Putnam longer in service, being very much out of repair

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Tuesday Morning, September 24, 1776.

The Committee met pursuant to adjournment.

Present: Brigadier-General Ten Broeck, Chairman.

NEW-YORK Members. — *Mr˙ Bancker, *Mr˙ Duane.

ORANGE. — Mr˙ Little, *Mr˙ Jos˙ Smith.

CHARLOTTE. — *Major Webster.

ALBANY. — Mr˙ Ten Broeck, General Ten Broeck.

WESTCHESTER. — Major Lockwood.

CUMBERLAND. — Mr˙ Sessions, Mr˙ Stephens.

DUTCHESS. — Captain Platt.

TRYON. — *Mr˙ Moore, Mr˙ Harper, Mr˙ Veder.

Note. — Those marked with an asterism are a quorum of the Committee of Safety.

There being no material business proper for the Committee to take up,

Adjourned till four o' clock this afternoon, unless the bell should be ordered to ring before that hour, in which case the Members agree to give immediate attendance.

Tuesday Afternoon, September 24, 1776.

The Committee met pursuant to adjournment.

Present: General Ten Broeck, Chairman.

NEW-YORK Members˙ — *Mr˙ Bancker.

DUTCHESS. — Mr˙ Platt.

TRYON. — *Mr˙ Moore, Mr˙ Harper.

ALBANY. — *General Ten Broeck, *Mr˙ Ten Broeck.

WESTCHESTER. — *Major Lockwood.

CHARLOTTE. — *Mr˙ Duer, *Major Webster.

ULSTER. — Major Parks, Mr˙ Wisner.

ORANGE. — Mr˙ Little.

CUMBERLAND. — Mr˙ Sessions, Mr˙ Stephens.

Note. — Those marked with asterisms are a quorum of the Committee.

Thomas Cregier, Commander of the Schooner General Putnam, a vessel of war fitted out by and belonging to this State, waited upon the Committee and informed them that the said Schooner is very much out of repair, and, as the winter is approaching, submitted to the Committee whether it would be proper to keep the said Schooner longer in service. The Committee were of opinion that this matter be referred to the consideration of the Convention. Captain Cregier was called in and directed to wait the meeting of the Convention.

A Letter from Colonel Levi Pawling, dated the 23d instant, was read and filed. The Colonel complains much of the want of a Surgeon to his Regiment, and requests that Mr˙ Joseph Crane may be appointed to that office.

Ordered, That this Letter be referred to the Convention at their first meeting.

Adjourned till to-morrow morning, nine o' clock.