Proceedings of the Congress at New-York.
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Sussex County, to wit. WE whose Names are hereunder written, Members of the General Assembly of the Government of the Counties of New-Castle, Kent, and Sussex, upon Delaware, for the said County of Sussex, tho' sensible of the Impropriety of assuming the Functions of As|sembly-Men, during the Recess of our House, yet zealous to concur in any Measure which may be productive of Advantage to this Government, and the other British Colonies on the Continent of America, in general, have Appointed, and as much as in us lies do Appoint, Jacob Kollock, Esq Caesar Rodney, Esq and Thomas McKean, Esq Members of the said As|sembly, to be a Committee, to meet with the other Committees already appointed, or to be appointed, by the several and respective Assemblies of the said other Colonies, at the City of New-York, on the First Tuesday in October next, in Conjunction with the said other Committees, to consider of the present distressful Circumstances of the said Colonies, occasioned in some Measure, as we apprehend, by several late Acts of Parliament, and to join with them, in an humble Address to his most Gracious Majesty and the Parliament of Great-Britain, for Redress of our Grievances, or in any other Expedient that shall be agreed on by the said Committees, which may tend to promote the Utility and Welfare of the British Dominions in America.

September 17th 1765.

  • JACOB KOLLOCK, junr.