Sept.19,Quorum to represent Dutchess County reduced from five to three

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A certified copy of a Resolution of the Committee of Dutchess County, was read and filed; and is in the words following, to wit:

"In Committee, Dutchess County, September 17, 1776.

"It having been suggested to this Committee, by the Deputies from this County, in Convention, that the quorum

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at present necessary to represent the County, being five, was too numerous, and that, by means thereof, was frequently deprived of a voice in the Convention:

"Resolved, therefore, That the number of the quorum be reduced from five to three; and accordingly, that of the nine Deputies elected to represent this County in the Convention of the Representatives of this State, any three of them be a quorum for that purpose.

"By order: EGBERT BENSON, Chairman."

The determination of the Committee of Dutchess County was approved of.