Letter received from the Committee

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New-York, June 10th, 1774.

At a special meeting held at the Exchange, at 7 o' clock, this evening: Present,

Isaac Low, Chairman,
Richard Yates,
Hamilton Young,
John Alsop,
Miles Sherbrook,
Peter T˙ Curtenius,
Theophilact Bache,
John Broome,
Peter Goelet,
P˙ V˙ B˙ Livingston,
John Jay,
Abraham Brasher,
Isaac Sears,
Benjamin Booth,
Abraham P˙ Lott,
Charles McEvers,
Joseph Hallett,
G˙ W˙ Beekman,
Charles Nicholl,
Charles Shaw,
Joseph Bull,
Alex˙ McDougall,
James Jauncey,
Richard Sharpe,
Thomas Randall,
Nicholas Hoffman,
Thomas Marston,
John Moore,
Abraham Walton,
Francis Lewis,
Leonard Lispenard,
Gerardus Duyckinck,
John Da Lancey,
Edward Laight,
Petcr Van Schaack,
John Thurman,
William Walton,
Henry Remsen.

A Letter from the Committee of Correspondence for Connecticut was received and read, and is as follows:

Hartford, June 4, 1774.

GENTLEMEN: Mr˙ Revere, on his return, acquainted us with the purport of yours by him, to the Committee at Boston, which being agreeable to our sentiments, and similar to what we had previously wrote them on the subject, we take the liberty to enclose you a copy of ours to them of this date, and ask your consideration of the proposal, and your sentiments of the measure, as soon as conveniently they may be had. We have wrote to the same purport to the Committees of the Colonies of Rhode Island and New-Hampshire. And are, with great truth and esteem, gentlemen, yours, &c.

By order and in behalf of the Committee of Correspondence for Connecticut,
SILAS DEANE.

To the Committeee of Correspondence for New-York.

P˙ S˙ The Resolves of our lower House of Assembly are enclosed; in addition to which they gave us in command to recommend a Congress, and to join therein.