Referred to a Committee of the Whole House

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Monday, November 6, 1775.

The Order of the Day being read, for taking into consideration the Letter communicated to this House by Mr˙ Speaker, upon the 26th day of October last, dated Halifax, Nova-Scotia, July 4, 1775, and signed "William Nesbitt, Speaker," together with a Paper enclosed therein, intituled "The Address, Petition, and Memorial, of the Representatives of the Freeholders of the Province of Nova-Scotia, in General Assembly;" and a motion being made, that the said Letter and Paper be referred to the consideration of a Committee of the Whole House, the Lord North, by his Majesty' s command, acquainted the House that his Majesty having been informed of the contents of the said Letter and Paper, gives his consent, as far as his Majesty' s interest is concerned, that the House may do therein as they shall think fit.

Ordered, That the said Letter and Paper be referred to the consideration of a Committee of the Whole House.

Resolved, That this House will, upon Wednesday sevennight, the 15th day of this instant, (November,) resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole House, to consider of the said Letter and Paper.

Ordered, That what the Lord North has now acquainted the House with from his Majesty, be referred to the consideration of the said Committee.