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Minutes of the Wilmington Committee of Safety
Wilmington (N.C.). Committee of Safety
March 24, 1775
Volume 09, Pages 1170-1171

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Proceedings of the Safety Committee at Wilmington.

Tuesday 24th March 1775.

At an Occasional meeting of the Committee.

Present, Robert Hogg, James Walker, Jno. Robeson, Wm Ewins, Jno. Ancrum, Wm Purviance, Timothy Bloodsworth, A. Ronaldson, James Blythe, Thos Devane.

Messrs. George and Thos Hooper reported sundry dry goods of the Peggy, Graham, Commander, from Leith, shipped to their address which they desire the Committee to take into consideration, and direct what should be done with the dry goods.

Ordered, That the said Goods be not landed, but sent back to Great Britain, as directed by the 10th Article of the General Association, and Mr. John Robeson is desired (as a member of this Committee) to go on board the said vessel, and take an account of the

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goods on board, with their marks and numbers, and on her being ready to sail for Great Britain to examine the said goods with his account before taken.

Captain Oldfield reported two negroes shipped to his address of the Schooner Bedford, Capt: Benny, which were ordered to be reshipped, and was complied with by Capt: Oldfield.