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Minutes of the Pitt County Committee of Safety
Pitt County (N.C.). Committee of Safety
July 17, 1775
Volume 10, Pages 99-100

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[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Proceedings of the Safety Committee in Pitt County.


Martinborough 17th July 1775.

The Committee met according to Adjournment being the 17th of this Instant.

Present: Amos Atkinson, Thos. Hardee, Sr., Sam'l Cherry, Matthias Moore, Thos. Gualtney, Benj. Brown, Jno. Fleming, Markus Stocks, Robt Salter, Jno. Barber, Wm Osburn, Jesse Jolley, Benj. May, Parker Sasser, Jno. Hardee, Jr., Jno. Evans, Peter Rives, Simn Pope, Robt Grimes, Jno. Tulman, Wm Robeson, God'y Stancell, Robert Hodges, Benj. Blount, Geo, Falkner, Richard Rives, Timo Brooks, Wm Bryant, Howell Hodges, William Granbray, Edward Salter, James Armstrong.

Capt. Amos Atkinson appeared in this Committee and Regularly Cleared himself of the Accusations Lodged against him on the Tenth of March 1775.

Also Mr Solomon Shepard was Acquitted at the same time of aforesaid Allegations

According to a Resolve made on the first Day of this Instant, On account of the Different Companies Belonging to the same, For Chusing of Captains and other Officers, which Officers are chosen as under mentioned by their Companies &c. and approved of by the Committee.

14th
Capt. Amos Atkinson.
Robert Grimes, Lieutenant.
Simon Pope, Ensign.
George Porter, Capt.
Jesse Jolley, Lieutenant.
Edward Moore, Ensign.
15th
Robt, Daniel, Jr., Capt.
Wm Robson, Lieutenant.
John Cason, Ensign.
Benj. May, Capt.
Sam'l Truss, Lieutenant.
Thos. Wallace, Ensign.
15th
Henry Ellis, Capt.
Arthur Forbes, Lieutenant.
Sam'l Stafford, Ensign.
James Armstrong, Capt.
Samuel Jones, Lieutenant.
Rolin Dixon, Ensign.
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21st
Capt. Jno. Hardees Comp'y meat & Choose the Different officers as undermentioned in Too Companies.
Wm Burney, Capt.
Isaac Hardee, Lieutenant.
Isaac Hardee, Ensign.
Wm Tillghman Capt.
Sam'l Cherry, Lieutenant.
Nath'l Cannon, Ensign.


July 21st 1775.

The Committee adjourned until the 29th 1775 of this Instant.

JOHN SIMPSON, Chairman.