Detachment of a Sergeant and twelve men to attend the Committee of Safety without delay


The Convention of this State, and the Committee of Safety of the State in the recess of the Convention, have frequent occasion for guards to apprehend dangerous and disaffected persons:

Resolved, That Melancthon Smith, Esq˙, Captain-Commandant of the three Companies raised in the Counties of Dutchess and Westchester, cause a detachment of a Sergeant and twelve Men to attend this Committee without delay.

Colonel Drake has leave of absence to return on Tuesday evening next.