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Minutes of the Wilmington Committee of Safety
Wilmington (N.C.). Committee of Safety
November 18, 1775
Volume 10, Page 334

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

Saturday November 18th, 1775.

Present: John Ancrum, chairman; Cornelius Harnett, A. Maclaine, John Forster, William Wilkinson, Henry Toomer, Charles Jewkes, William Ewans, James Geekie, Peter Mallett.

Resolved, That no vessel whatever shall load any cargo to any part of the world from this port until further orders from this Committee or some superior power.