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Minutes of the Wilmington Committee of Safety
Wilmington (N.C.). Committee of Safety
July 27, 1775
Volume 10, Page 121

[B. P. R. O. Am. & W. Ind. Vol. 222.]
Proceedings of the Safety Committee in Wilmington.1

Wilmington July 27th 1775.

In consequence of a letter from Samuel Johnston Esqre appointing the 20th August next for the meeting of the Provincial Convention at Hillsborough and recommending that five delegates at least should be sent by each county:

Resolved that Tuesday the 8th day of August be appointed for an election of additional Delegates for the County and Town and that the Freeholders do attend at the Court House in Wilmington for that purpose on the said 8th day of August next.

By order of the Committee.

CORNELIUS HARNETT, Chairman.

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1 The Cape Fear Mercury of 28th July, 1775.