Motion for a Return of the Artillery, Ordance, and Military Stores in America

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On motion of the Duke of Grafton, it was

Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to his Majesty, to desire "That he will be graciously pleased to give directions that there be laid before this House copies of the last Returns of the state of the several Regiments in Great Britain and Ireland."

Ordered, That the said Address be presented to his Majesty by the Lords with White Staves.

The Duke of Grafton then moved, "That an humble Address be presented to his Majesty, to desire that he will be graciously pleased to give directions that there be laid before this House an account of all Artillery, Ordnance, Arms, Military Stores of all kinds, issued for the land service of America, since August, 1773, to October, 1775, both inclusive, distinguishing each kind, and the value thereof."

Which being objected to, the question was put thereupon: It was resolved in the negative.