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Die Mercurii, 9 ho˙ A˙ M˙, August 21, 1776.

The Convention met pursuant to adjournment.

Present: Abraham Yates, Jun˙, Esq˙, President pro tem.

NEW-YORK. — Col˙ Broome, Mr˙ Dunscomb, Mr˙ Bancker, Major Van Zandt.

ALBANY. — Mr˙ Abm˙ Yates, Mr˙ Adgate, Mr˙ Bleecker.

SUFFOLK. — Mr˙ W˙ Smith, Mr˙ Tredwell, Mr˙ Hobart.

WESTCHESTER. — Judge Graham, Mr˙ Morris, Gen˙ Morris, Mr˙ Haviland.

DUTCHESS. — Mr˙ Socket, Mr˙ Schenck.

ULSTER. — Colonel De Witt, Mr˙ Contine.

ORANGE. — Dr˙ Outwater, Mr˙ Jo˙ Smith.

QUEEN' S. — Mr˙ James Townsend.

CUMBERLAND. — Colonel Marsh.

TRYON. — Mr˙ Newkirk.

CHARLOTTE. — Mr˙ Duer.

Mr˙ Tredwell in formed the Convention that Captain John Wisner, of Orange County, appointed to command a Company of the Militia of that County, ordered into actual service, has been, and now is, attending for money to discharge the bounty of his men, in order to enable them to purchase arms.

Ordered, That Peter V˙ B˙ Livingston, Esq˙, as Treasurer, advance to Captain John Wisner £580, to enable him to pay one-half of the bounty to the Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates of his Company, as part of the Militia of Orange County, raised, or to be raised, agreeable to the Resolutions of this Convention of the day of July last. Captain Wisner to be accountable to this Convention or their order, and to the Colonel of the Regiment to which he belongs, for the disposition of that money.

And whereas the Colonel of the Regiment to which Captain Wisner belongs is at present on duty in General Clinton' s Brigade:

Ordered, That Colonel Allison and Colonel Hawthorne, or either of them, be, and are hereby, empowered, authorized, and requested, to muster the men of Captain Wisner' s Company previous to their receiving one-half of their bounty.