Sept.5, Met in the Episcopal Church at Fishkill, The church being very foul with the dung of doves and. Fowls, and without any seats, adjourned to the Dutch church



Die Jovis, 9 ho˙ A˙ M˙, September 5, 1776.

The Convention of this State met pursuant to adjournment in the Episcopal Church, at Fishkill.

Present: Abraham Yates, Jun˙, Esq.

NEW-YORK — Mr˙ Robt˙ Harper, Mr˙ Duane, Mr˙ Bancker˙

DUTCHESS — Mr˙ Sackett, Doctor Crane, Mr˙ H˙ Schenck.

TRYON — Mr˙ William Harper, Mr˙ Moore, Mr˙ Veder, Mr˙ Newkirk.

ALBANY — Mr˙ Abraham Yates, General Ten Broeck, Mr˙ Cuyler, Colonel Livingston, Mr˙ Adgate, Mr˙ John Ten Broeck, Colonel V˙ Renselear.

CHARLOTTE — Mr˙ Duer, Major Webster, Colonel Williams.

SUFFOLK — Mr˙ William Smith.

WESTCHESTER — Colonel Cortlandt, Judge Graham, Mr˙ Haviland.

CUMBERLAND — Mr˙ Sessions, Mr˙ Stevens.

ULSTER — Colonel De Witt, Mr˙ Tappan.

ORANGE — Colonel Allison, Mr˙ Joseph Smith, Mr˙ Wisner.

This Church being very foul with the dung of doves and fowls, without any benches, seats, or other conveniences whatever, which renders it unfit for the use of this Convention, therefore they unanimously agreed to adjourn to the Dutch Church in this village; and adjourned to the same accordingly.

The Convention met in the Dutch Church, at the Fishkill, pursuant to the above adjournment.

Present: The President and Representatives above named.