Certain Resolutions to prevent a correspondence with the enemy, by preventing persons from travelling in this State from one County to another without a Pass, were proposed and read.

Debates arose thereon, and they were committed to Mr˙ Jay to report thereon.

Die Veneris, 4 ho˙ P˙ M˙, September 13, 1776.

The Committee met pursuant to adjournment.


Present: Abraham Yates, Jun˙, Esq˙, President.

NEW-YORK˙ — Mr˙ Bancker, Mr˙ Robert Harper, *Mr˙ Duane.

ALBANY˙ — *Mr˙ Abraham Yates, General Ten Broeck, Mr˙ John Ten Broeck.

SUFFOLK˙— *Mr˙ William Smith.

ULSTER˙ — Major Park, Mr˙ Wisner, Jun.

Only three Members of the quorum of the Committee of Safety attending, viz: those gentlemen whose names are marked with asterisms, the Committee could not proceed to business for want of a sufficient quorum; and therefore adjourned till to-morrow morning at nine o' clock.