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In Provincial Congress, New-York, the ninth day of June, 1776
To the public. The Provincial Congress of New-York, yesterday passed a resolve in the following words: to wit, "That no military officer in the pay of the Continental Congress, or the Congress of this colony, ought to be eligible to a seat in the Congress of this colony ... In Provincial Congress, New-York, the ninth day of June, 1776. To John Morin Scott, Esquire, Greeting: Whereas the Continental Congress by their resolutions ... appoint you, the said John Morin Scott, provincial brigadier general
Scott, John Morin1730-1784New York (Colony)Provincial Congress
QualificationsPolitics and government
Scott, John Morin1730-1784
New York (State)
1 sheet ( p.) ; 40 x 22 cm.
Attack on the resolution prohibiting a military officer from serving in the New York legislature. Includes a statement of Scott's commission from the Provincial Congress, dated New-York, the ninth day of June 1776.
Signed at bottom: John Morin Scott.