Report of Committee on employing post-riders to New-York referred to the Convention


Die Mercurii, 9 ho˙ A˙ M˙, September 11, 1776.

The Committee met pursuant to adjournment.

Present: Abraham Yates, Jun˙, President.


NEW-YORK˙ — Mr˙ Robert Harper, Mr˙ Duane, Mr˙ Bancker, Mr˙ Jay.

DUTCHESS˙ — Dr˙ Crane, Mr˙ Zeph˙ Platt, Mr˙ Sackett.

ALBANY˙ — Mr˙ Yates, Mr˙ John Ten Broeck, Mr˙ Cuyler, Mr˙ Adgate, General Ten Broeck, Colonel Livingston, Mr˙ Robert Yates.

TRYON˙ — Mr˙ Moore, Mr˙ Harper, Mr˙ Veder.

SUFFOLK˙ — Mr˙ William Smith.

ORANGE˙ — Mr˙ Wisner, Colonel Allison, Mr˙ Joseph Smith.

CHARLOTTE˙ — Major Webster.

ULSTER˙ — Mr˙ Wisner, Jun˙, Major Parks.

WESTCHESTER˙ — Colonel Courtlandt, Colonel Gilbert Drake, Mr˙ Haviland, Mr˙ Jonathan Platt, Mr˙ Zeb˙ Mills.

CUMBERLAND˙ — Mr˙ Stevens, Mr˙ Sessions.

The Report of the Committee on the subject of employing Post-Riders to New-York, was again read. After some time spent thereon it was referred to the Convention of this State.