Thursday July 18. 1776. Resolved that a Member be added to the Board of War. The Member
chosen Mr. Carrol, an excellent Member, whose Education, Manners and Application to
Business and to Study did honour to his Fortune, the first in America.
The Committee appointed to prepare a Plan of Treaties to be entered into, with foreign
States and Kingdoms, brought in their report, which was read. Ordered to lie on the