Proceedings of the Congress at New-York.
Stamp Act Congress

FRIDAY, August 2, 1765.

Motion being made, RESOLVED, That this House will provide a Sum sufficient to defray the Charges and Expences of a Committee of Three Gentlemen, on Account of their going to, continuing at, and returning from, the Meeting of the several Committees proposed to assemble at New-York, on the First Tuesday in October next, to consult there with those other Committees, on the present Circumstances of the Colonies, and the Difficulties which they are, and must be reduced to, by the Operation of the Acts of Parliament, for levying Duties and Taxes on the Colonies, and to consider of a general, united, loyal, dutiful, and humble Repre|sentation of their Condition to his Majesty and the Parliament, and to implore Relief.

ORDERED, That the Public Treasurer do advance out of any Monies in his Hands, to the said Committee, a Sum not exceeding Six Hundred Pounds Sterling, for the Purposes aforesaid.

RESOLVED, That this House will reimburse the Treasurer the said Sum.

ORDERED, That the following Gentlemen be appointed a Committee, for the Purposes aforesaid, viz.

Mr. Thomas Lynch, Mr. Christopher Gadsden, Mr. John Rutledge.