March 19th 1773 .
I have received the Commands of the House of
Burgesses of this Colony to transmit to you a Copy of
the resolves enterd into by them on the 12th
which they hope will prove of general utility, if the
other Colonies shall think fit to adopt them. They have
expressed themselves so fully as to the motives that led
to these resolutions, that I need not say anything on
that point, and shall only beg you will lay them
before your assembly as early as possible, and request
them to appoint some of their body to communicate from
time to time with the Corresponding Committee of
I am with great respect
Your most obedient servant.