General Putnam attended the Congress to request supplies for General Schuyler

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Die Jovis, 9 ho˙ A˙ M˙, May 23, 1776.

The Congress met pursuant to adjournment.

Present: Brigadier-General Woodhull, President.

FOR NEW-YORK. — Mr˙ Sands, Mr˙ Scott, Mr˙ Alsop, Mr˙ Bancker, Mr˙ Randall, Mr˙ Beekman.

FOR ALBANY. — Colonel Cuyler, Captain Glenn.

FOR WESTCHESTER. — Colonel Gilbert Drake, Mr˙ Paulding, Mr˙ Tompkins, Mr˙ Haviland, Mr˙ Morris.

FOR QUEEN' S. — Mr˙ Lawrence.

FOR SUFFOLK. — General Woodhull, Mr˙ Wickham, Mr˙ Gelston.

FOR ORANGE. — Mr˙ Haring, Mr˙ Little.

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

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

FOR TRYON. — Mr˙ Moore, Mr˙ Harper.

FOR CHARLOTTE. — Mr˙ Webster, Mr˙ Malcom.

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General Putnam attending, was admitted. He produced a Letter from General Washington, containing extracts of a Letter from Major-General Schuyler, requesting Intrenching-Tools, Rigging, Sail-Cloth and Sailmakers, and Lead; desiring General Putnam to request the aid of this Congress to procure those articles, or spare any of those articles if they have them in store.

General Putnam was informed that Sail-Cloth, Rigging, and Blocks, have lately been sent up, in pursuance of a request of General Schuyler, of which he shall be furnished a particular account.

Ordered, That Mr˙ McKesson call on Colonel Curtenius and obtain a copy of the particulars of Sail-Cloth and Rigging lately sent to Albany, and acquaint the General therewith; that he inform himself as to Lead, Duck, and Intrenching-Tools, to be obtained in this City, and acquaint the General with the information he may obtain.

Mr˙ John Lloyd, Jun˙, delivered to the President an Inventory and Appraisement of the Real and Personal Estate of Henry Lloyd, late of Boston, subscribed by Samuel Townshend and Zebulon Williams, Esq˙, and the said John Lloyd, Jun˙; which was read and filed. It thereby appears that the said personal estate amounts to the value of £203 2s˙ l0d˙, and that the said real estate is appraised at £3,000. The said John Lloyd, Jun˙, requests the direction of this Congress to take the care and management of the said estate.

Ordered, That Mr˙ John Lloyd, Jun˙, do remain in possession of the Estate at Queen' s Village, belonging to Henry Lloyd, Esq˙, to improve the same to the best advantage, and to render an account thereof to this Or some future Congress when called upon.

Die Jovis, 4 ho˙ P˙ M˙, May 23, 1776.

The Congress met pursuant to adjournment.

Present: Brigadier-General Woodhull, President.

FOR NEW-YORK. — Mr˙ Scott, Colonel Brasher, Mr˙ Randall, Mr˙ Alsop, Mr˙ Bancker, Mr˙ Sands, Mr˙ Beekman, Mr˙ Hallett.

FOR ALBANY. — Mr˙ Cuyler, Mr˙ Glenn.

FOR QUEEN' S. — Mr˙ Lawrence, Mr˙ Smith.

FOR TRYON. — Mr˙ Moore, Mr˙ Harper.

FOR WESTCHESTER. — Mr˙ Paulding, Mr˙ Tompkins, Mr˙ Haviland, Mr˙ Morris.

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

FOR CHARLOTTE. — Colonel Malcom, Major Webster.

FOR SUFFOLK. — General Woodhull, Mr˙ Wickham, Mr˙ Gelston.

FOR ORANGE. — Mr˙ Haring, Mr˙ Little.

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

Colonel Abraham Brasher, of New-York, and Mr˙ Waters Smith, from Queen' s County, respectively attended as Members to take their seats, and each of them was duly sworn, and took the general oath of secrecy in the words and agreeable to the Order of the 19th instant.