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CON G R E S S.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1783.
URSUANT to the articles of confederation, the following delegates attended :
From the state of New Hampshire, Mr. A. Foster, who referred to his cre
dentials dated the 18th of February 1783, read in Congress the 29th July Jast, and recorded in the book of cre
dentials, page 83. Massachusetts Mr. E. Gerry, who produced a certifi.
care under the seal of the Itale, figned John Avery, secretary, and dated the 230 of October 1783 ; fetting forth, that he was elecíed on the 271h June laft, by joint ballot of both houses of assembly, a delegate tore. present that commonwealth in the
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Malachoretts, Mr. S. Osgood, who produced a let.
ier from the said J. Avery, daied 9th July 1783, informing him, that he was elected that day by joint bal. lot of the senate and houle of repre. senta:ives, agreeable to che constiiuti. on, to serve as a delegate from that commonwealth in the United States in Congress assembled, for one year, to commence the first Moriday in No
veniber. Rhode Illand and 2 Mr. W. Ellery and Mr. D.How. Providence Plantations, Sell, who referred to the cre
dentials read in Congress the zoth of June laft, and regi. stered in book of credentials,
page 76. Connecticut, Mr. S. Huntington and Mr. B. Hun.
uington, who produced credentials under the seal of the state, and signed George Wyllis, secretary ; by which it appears, that at a general assembly of the governor and company of the state of Connecticut, in America, holden at Hartford on the second Thursday of May, d. D. 1783, the honorable Samuel Huntington, the honorable Oliver Ellsworth, the honorable Oliver Wolcott, the ho. norable Benjamin Huntington, Je. dediah Strong, esquire, Stephen Mix Mitchell, esquire, and the ho. norable Richard Law, were elected and publicly declared to be delegates to represent that state in the Congress of the United States, according to
law. New-York, 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.
Mr. E. Boudinot, who referred to the cre
dentials of the delegates of that tare, produced and read in Congrels the sthi of Noveniber 1782, and registered in
the book of credentials, page 46. Maryland, Mr. D. Carrol, who referred to the pre
dentials of the delegates of that state produced and read in Congress, and re
gistered in the book of credentials, Mr. J. M'Henry, who referred to the
credentials produced by :im and read in Congress siin of June 1783, and re
gistered in book of credentials, page 71. Virginia, Mr. J. F. Mercer and Mr. A. Lee, who
produced an extract from the journal, ofihe house of delegates of what it ale, dared Friday 611 June 1793, and ligne ed John Beckley, ciek 'H. D. by which it appears, that in that ray, Thomas Jefferson, Samuel Hardy, fubu Francis Mercer, Aschur Lee and James Monroe, equires, were elected by joint ballot of ihe lengre and house of delegates, delegates to represent that Itare in Congrels for one year, fryin
the first Monday in November, North Carolina, Mr. Hawkins and Mr. Willjungfun, who
referred to the credemnals of the dele. gates
for that ftare, produced id read. in Congress 14th May 1783, and regi. Itered in the buck of credentials,
South Carolina. Mr. J. Read, who referred to credentials
produced by him and read in Congrels the 17th June 1783, and r. giltered in hook of credentials, page 72. r. R. Beresford, who referred to creden. cials produced by liin and read in Con. grets the zoth May 1783, and registered in book ut credentials, ras 7,