Monday. May. 20. 1776. Lyman Hall and Button Gwinnet appear as Delegates from Georgia: both intelligent and spirited Men, who made a powerful Addition to our Phalanx.
Certain Resolutions of the Convention of South Carolina, respecting the Battalions to be1
raised in that Colony; also certain resolutions passed by the General Assembly of the said Colony, respecting the manner in [which]
Commissioners coming from England are to be received and treated in that Colony, were laid before Congress and read.
Resolved that the Resolutions respecting the Battalions be referred to a Committee of five.
The Members chosen Mr. John Adams, Mr. Sherman, Mr. Floyd, Mr. W. Livingston and Mr. Morton.2
A Committee of the whole: Mr. Harrison reported no Resolution.