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THE ACTS AND PROCEEDINGS
FROM THE FIRST MEETING THEREOF ΤΟ THE DISSOLUTION
OF THE CONFEDERATION, BY THE ADOPTION
OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE
Published under the direction of the President of the United States, conformably to
PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY THOMAS B. WAIT.
NOVEMBER 29, 1775.
RESOLVED, That a committee of five be appointed for the sole purpose of corresponding with our friends in Great Britain, Ireland, and other parts of the world; and that they lay their correspondence before Congress when directed.
Resolved, That this Congress will make provision to defray all such expenses as may arise by carrying on such correspondence, and for the payment of such agents as they may send on this service.
The members chosen-Mr. Harrison, Dr. Franklin, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Dickinson, and Mr. Jay.
DECEMBER 2, 1775.
Resolved, That the committee of correspondence be directed to use their endeavours to find out and engage, in the service of the United Colonies, skilful engineers, not exceeding four, on the best terms they can; and that the said committee be authorized to as