Committee to consider the several Reports upon Lead Mines, Information from the City Committee, that they have sent Mrs. Beck to Jail for sending provisions on board the ships of war


The office of Captain of the Company of Light-Horse


in the City and County of New-York becoming vacant by the promotion of Abraham P˙ Lott to the Colonelcy of the Third Regiment of Militia, Mr˙ John Leary, Jun˙, is returned a Captain of the said Company vice Abraham P˙ Lott, Peter Kettletas First Lieutenant, Thomas Beekman Cornet, and Jeremiah Allen Adjutant and Quartermaster.

Ordered, That Commissions issue to those gentlemen respectively. And they were issued accordingly.

Monday, 5 o' clock P˙ M˙, May 27, 1776.

Present: Brigadier-General Woodhull, President.

FOR NEW-YORK. — Mr˙ Alsop, Mr˙ Scott, Mr˙ Randall, Mr˙ Van Zandt, Captain Denning.

FOR ALBANY. — Mr˙ Glenn.

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

FOR ORANGE. — Mr˙ Haring, Mr˙ Little.

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

FOR KING' S. — Mr˙ Jeremiah Vanderbilt.

FOR ULSTER. — Mr˙ Cantine, Mr˙ Brewster, Major Parkes, Colonel Hasbrouck.

FOR CHARLOTTE. — Mr˙ Webster.

FOR TRYON. — Mr˙ Moore, Mr˙ Harper.

Mr˙ Vanderbilt had leave of absence this afternoon.

Ordered, That Mr˙ Gelston, Mr˙ Brewster, and Mr˙ Paulding, be a Committee to take into consideration the several Reports upon Lead Mines, and report thereon to this House.

A Letter from Cornelius Swartwout was read. He prays to be appointed a Third Lieutenant in Captain Bowman' s Company.

Ordered, That he be appointed accordingly, and that John Reid, Jun˙, be Second Lieutenant of said Company.

A Petition from the City Committee of New-York, to enable them to build sheds for the Poor in Westchester County, was read. After some time spent in consideration thereof, it was

Ordered, That the same be referred to Mr˙ Haviland, Mr˙ Glenn, and Colonel Hasbrouck, to report thereon.

A Letter from Mr˙ Robert Harpur, Chairman of the City Committee of New-York, was read. He thereby informs that they have sent Mrs˙ Beck to Jail for sending Provisions on board the Ships-of-War.