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UNITED STATES

In Congress Affembled:

CONTAINING

THE PROCEEDINGS

FROM

The Third Day of NOVEMBER, 1783,
то

The Third Day of JUNE, 1784.

VOLUME IX.

PUBLISHED BY ORDER OF CONGRESS.

PHILADELPHIA:

PRINTED BY JOHN DUNLA P,
Printer to the United States in
Congress Affembled.

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JOURNAL

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CONGRESS.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1783.

URSUANT to the articles of confederation, the

Pollowing delegates attended:

Maffachusetts,

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From the flate of

New-Hampshire, Mr. A. Folter, who referred to his cre

dentials dated the 18th of February 1783, read in Congrefs the 29th July laft, and recorded in the book of credentials, page 83.

VOL. X.

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Mr. E. Gerry, who produced a certifi
'cate under the feal of the ftate,
figned John Avery, fecretary, and
dated the 23d of October 1783; fet-
ting forth, that he was elected on the
27th June laft, by joint ballot of both
houfes of affembly, a delegate to re-
prefent that commonwealth in the
? Congrefs of the United States of
America.

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Malfachusetts,

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Connecticut,

New-York,

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7 Mr. W. Ellery and Mr. D. How-
ell, who referred to the cre-
dentials read in Congress the
goth of June last, and regi.
stered in book of credentials,
page 76.

Mr. S. Huntington and Mr. B. Hun
tington, who produced credentials
under the feal of the state, and fign-
ed George Wyllis, fecretary; by
which it appears, that at a general
affembly of the governor and compa-
ny of the state of Connecticut, in
America, holden at Hartford on the
fecond Thursday of May, A. D. 1783,
the honorable Samuel Huntington,
the honorable Oliver Ellsworth, the
honorable Oliver Wolcott, the ho.
norable Benjamin Huntington, Je.
dediah Strong, efquire, Stephen
Mix Mitchell, efquire, and the ho
norable Richard Law, were elected
and publicly declared to be delegates
to reprefent that ftate in the Congress
of the United States, according to
law.

Mr. James Duane, who referred to the
credentials of the delegates of that
ftate, produced and read the 25th
of November 1782, and registered
in the book of credentials, page 48.

New-Jersey,

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New Jersey,

Maryland,

Virginia,

Mr. E. Boudinot, who referred to the cre-
dentials of the delegates of that fate,
produced and read in Congrefs the 5th
of November 1782, and registered in
the book of credentials, page 46.
Mr. D. Carrol, who referred to the re-
dentials of the delegates of that state
produced and read in Congrefs, and re-
giftered in the book of credentials,
page 67.

Mr. J. M'Henry, who referred to the
credentials produced by him and read
in Congress 11th of June 1783, and re-
gistered in book of credentials, page 71.
Mr. J. F. Mercer and Mr. A. Lee, who
produced an extract from the journal,
of the houfe of delegates of that ftare,
dated Friday 6th June 1793, and fign-
ed John Beckley, clerk H. D. by
which it appears, that on that day,
Thomas Jefferfon, Samuel Hardy, John
Francis Mercer, Arthur Lee and James
Monroe, efquires, were elected by
joint ballot of the fenare and house of
delegates, delegates to reprefent that
ftate in Congrels for one year, from
the first Monday in November,

North Carolina, Mr. Hawkins and Mr. Williamfan, who

referred to the credentials of the dele.

gates for that fate, produced and read. in Congrefs 14th May 1783, and regi ftered in the book of credentials, page 68.

South-Carolina. Mr. J. Read, who referred to credentials

produced by him and read in Congrets the 17th June 1783, and r gistered in book of credentials, page 72.

r. R. Beresford, who referred to credentials produced by him and read in Congrefs the 30th May 1783, and registered in book of credentials, page 7

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