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The Congress took into consideration the resolutions moved yesterday:
Resolved, That they be referred to a committee of the whole [Congress.] Whereupon,
The Congress resolved itself into a committee of the whole to take into consideration the resolutions referred to them; and, after sometime spent thereon, the president resumed the chair, and Mr. [Benjamin] Harrison reported, that the committee have taken into consideration the matter to them referred, but not having come to any resolution thereon, desired leave to sit again on Monday next.
Resolved, That this Congress will, on Monday next, at 10 o'clock, resolve itself into a committee of the whole, to take into their farther consideration the resolutions referred to them.
On petition of John Bayard, Joseph Deane, and William Erskine, Being presented to Congress, and read,||
Resolved, That the Secret Committee be directed to sell ||the petitioners|| 550 lb. of powder, and 400 lb. of swivel and grape shot, for the use of their privateer Hancock, and also 750 lb. ||of powder|| before applied for.
The several matters to this day referred, being postponed,
Adjourned to 10 o'Clock on Monday.
Journals of the Continental Congress 1774-1779
Edited from the original records in the Library of Congress
by Worthington Chauncey Ford; Chief, Division of Manuscripts.
Washington, DC : Government Printing Office, 1905.