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. From D/JA/25, which then has a gap until 24 Jan. 1776. The present fragment is from
a debate on resolutions, agreed to this day, to fit out four armed vessels for Continental
service. Another resolution added
to the committee to execute this business. See
, 3:311–312, and entry of 7 Oct.