Committee appointed to devise ways and means for preventing the dangers which may arise from the disaffected in the State

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Ordered, That Mr˙ Jay, Mr˙ Duer, Mr˙ R˙ R˙ Livingston, Mr˙ Robert Yates, and Colonel Drake, be a Committee to devise ways and means for preventing the dangers which may arise from the disaffected in this State.

On motion of Mr˙ Duane,

Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to examine into and report the present state of the Treasury; the progress which has been made in emitting the sum of £200,000, to supply the exigencies of the State, agreeable to a Resolution of the Convention, passed on the 15th day of August last; the obstructions which have prevented the settlement of the publick Accounts of this State against the Continent, and further means for the immediate supplying the Treasury with Money.

Resolved, That this Committee consist of those gentlemen to whom was referred a list of the unsettled Accounts of publick Moneys, delivered in by the Deputy Treasurer and committed last Tuesday at noon, viz: Mr˙ Duane,Mr˙ Bancker, and Mr˙ Moore.

Mr˙ Jay has leave of absence for eight days from the time of his departure.

The Committee appointed to procure a proper Guard-House for the detachment of Captain Smith' s Company, at this place, by order reported that the most convenient they have observed, or can obtain, is a hatter' s shop belonging to Mrs˙ Mary Bloodgood, which needs repair.

Ordered, That Mr˙ Sackett be added to that Committee, and that the said Committee repair that shop for a Guard-House at their discretion.