May 16

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In Congress Chamber in the City-Hall of the City of New-York,
Die Jovis, A˙ M˙, May 16, 1776.

The following gentlemen met pursuant to adjournment:

FOR NEW-YORK. — Colonel Stoutenburgh, Mr˙ Hallett, Captain Denning, Captain Rutgers, Mr˙ Scott.

FOR ALBANY. — Mr˙ Cuyler, Mr˙ Glenn.

FOR SUFFOLK. — General Woodhull, Mr˙ Wickham.

FOR DUTCHESS. — Mr˙ Paul Schenck.

FOR ORANGE. — Mr˙ Little.

FOR QUEEN' S. — Colonel Blackwell, Captain Lawrence.

FOR WESTCHESTER. — Mr˙ Morris, Colonel Gilbert Drake, Mr˙ Paulding, Major Lockwood.

FOR RICHMOND. — Mr˙ Journey, Mr˙ Conner.

FOR KING' S. — Mr˙ Leffertse.

FOR CHARLOTTE. — Mr˙ Alexander Webster.

For want of a sufficient number of Members to represent the Colony, the gentlemen present at one o' clock adjourned, to meet at five o' clock in the afternoon.

Die Jovis, 5 ho˙ P˙ M˙, May 16, 1776.

The following Members met pursuant to adjournment:

FOR NEW-YORK. — Mr˙ Scott.

FOR ALBANY. — Mr˙ Cuyler, Mr˙ Glenn.

FOR SUFFOLK. — General Woodhull, Mr˙ Wickham.

FOR DUTCHESS. — Mr˙ Paul Schenck.

FOR ORANGE. — Mr˙ Archibald Little.

FOR QUEEN' S. — Colonel Blackwell, Mr˙ Lawrence.

FOR WESTCHESTER. — Colonel Gilbert Drake, Major Lockwood, Mr˙ Morris, Mr˙ Paulding.

FOR RICHMOND. — Mr˙ Journey, Mr˙ Conner.

FOR KING' S. — Mr˙ Leffertse, Mr˙ Covenhoven.

FOR CHARLOTTE. — Mr˙ Alexander Webster.

At six o' clock the gentlemen present, for want of a sufficient number to proceed to business, adjourned till ten o' clock to-morrow morning.