Alexander Hamilton Papers

Continental Congress Motion on Committee Reports, 22 April 1783

Continental Congress
Motion on Committee Reports

[Philadelphia] April 22, 1783. On this date Hamilton offered a motion, seconded by Hugh Williamson, which reads as follows: “That the Secretary lay before Congress on every Monday a List of all the Committees which have been apointed at any time before the preceding Week and have not reported and that such Committees shall be then calld on to state the Reasons why they have not reported.”

D, in writing of Hugh Williamson, Papers of the Continental Congress, National Archives.

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