The Committee to whom was referred the Letter from the Lieut. Governor of South Carolina, brought in report; whereupon,
Resolved, that the recruits, lately raised and raising in Virginia, to compleat the said State's quota of troops for the Continental army be ordered with all possible expedition to join the Southern army in South Carolina.
Resolved, that the State of North Carolina be earnestly requested to compleat its quota of troops in the most expeditious mode, and that the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth continental regiments, raised in that State, be employed in the Southern Service.
Extract from the Minutes,