Tomkins

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The Committee, to whom was referred the Papers, &c˙, received from Mr˙ Tompkins, found upon Mr˙ Lounsbury, killed by a party of Militia in Westchester County, report as follows:

"That the prisoners be kept in close custody till they are examined. That the Chairman of the Committee of Westchester County be requested to take the examination of the prisoners, and transmit them to the Convention of this State."

Ordered, That Bloomer Nelson, Samuel Haines, Josiah Disberry, and Jacob Schureman, be committed to the Jail at Kingston, in Ulster County, and there kept in close and secure custody till further orders.

And, Ordered further, That Colonel Joseph Drake be directed to provide a proper Guard, and to see this order executed.