Motion for a Return of the Army in and about Boston, rejected

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The Duke of Grafton then moved, "That an humble Address be presented to his Majesty, to desire that his Majesty would be graciously pleased to direct the proper officers to lay before this House an account of the Officers and Men, effective and fit for duty, in the Army in and about Boston, according to the latest Return, together with the date of that Return."

Which, being objected to, the question was put thereupon:

It was resolved in the negative.