Ordered that Henry Schenck have discretionary power to provide for certain poor, Payment stopped of all accounts passed for the payment of Colonel Smith' s and Colonel

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Ordered, That a copy of the Resolution of this Convention, for removing Bells from the Churches and publick edifices in New-York, be sent to the Delegates of this State at Congress.

Ordered, That a certified copy of the Committee on General Washington' s Letter; relative to sending Forces to King' s Bridge, be sent to the Delegates of this State at Congress.

The Convention were informed that there are several women and a number of children, amounting to fifteen in the whole, at Captain Wiltse' s Landing, in a storehouse, who came from New-York, and say that they were sent out by the Committee; but that they have not certificates, which the Committee usually gave; that they are willing to work, but are poor and have not subsistence. That the widow and children of Isaac Teller, deceased, are near this place, without support, and the widow in a sick and low condition.

Ordered, That Major Henry Schenck have discretionary power to provide for the maintenance of the poor now at

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Wiltse' s Landing, and also for the widow and children of Isaac Teller, deceased.

Resolved unanimously, and Ordered, That the Treasurer of this State stop payment of all Accounts passed by the Auditor-General for Colonel Smith' s Regiment of Levies, and for the drafts of the Militia from King' s and Queen' s County, commanded by Colonel Reinsert, till he shall receive further orders from this Convention or a future Legislature of this State.

Resolved, That the President, Mr˙ William Smith, Major Webster, Mr˙ Duane, Mr˙ Adgate, and Mr˙ Jay, be a Committee of Safety of this State until the nest meeting of a representation of the State in this Convention. That the President and three members be a quorum of that Committee. That every member of this Convention who shall attend shall have a voice, and that the said Committee be and is hereby authorized to take every measure necessary for the safety, defence, and protection of this State.

Colonel De Witt has leave of absence to go home, and return as soon as possible.

Mr˙ Duer has leave of absence for two or three days.

Mr˙ Wisner, Mr˙ Joseph Smith, and Colonel Allison, obtained leave of absence, to return on Monday at noon.

Dr˙ Crane had leave of absence, to return on Monday next, at two o' clock.

Mr˙ Robert R˙ Livingston had leave of absence, to return on Monday next.

Mr˙ R˙ R˙ Livingston, according to order, reported a draft of a Letter to the Delegates of this State at Convention, which was read, and referred to the Committee of Safety.

Ordered, That Nathaniel Sackett, Esq˙, as Commissary, deliver to any one of the Deputies of Charlotte County, fifteen hundred weight of Lead and one thousand Flints, to be sent to Charlotte County, for the use of the inhabitants of that County, to be paid and accounted for by the County Committee and inhabitants of that County, to this State. Mr˙ Sackett to take a receipt for the same of the Deputy to whom he shall deliver it.

And Ordered, That Mr˙ Sackett deliver one ton and an half of Lead to any of the Members of Tryon County, together with three thousand Flints for the use of the inhabitants of that County, to be paid and accounted for by the inhabitants of that County, to this State. And that Mr˙ Sackett take a receipt for the same of the Deputy to whom it will be delivered.