Letter to General Washington: A Committee of Correspondence has been established for sending to, and receiving intelligence from, the Army

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A draft of a Letter to his Excellency was read and approved, and is in the words following, to wit:

"SIR: The Convention have received your Excellency' s letter of September 20 , and have in consequence entered into the enclosed resolution, which I am directed to transmit. We are sorry that it is not in our power to send down more than two fire-ships, as they have no more charged in such a manner as to be depended on.

"A Committee of Correspondence has been established by the Convention for the purpose of communicating to, and receiving intelligence from, the army. The express will receive orders to call upon your Excellency daily; and any commands or intelligence which your Excellency may think proper to transmit, will be thankfully received and punctually attended to by

"Your Excellency' s most obedient, humble servant.

"By order.

"To his Excellency General Washington."

Ordered, That a copy be engrossed, and signed by the President, and transmitted.