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Minutes of the Pitt County Committee of Safety
Pitt County (N.C.). Committee of Safety
April 23, 1776
Volume 10, Page 499

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

Martinborough, April 23rd, 1776.

The Committee met.

Present: Jas. Lanier, C. M.; Simon Pope, Edmond Williams, Geo. Moy, Benj. May, Arthur Forbes, James Williams, Geo. Evans, Jesse Jolley, David Perkins & T. Wolfenden.

Jas. Lanier app. Chairman.

Ordered that Capt. Bowers have leave to take security for Arthur Moore, to have the Liberty of this Town.

Ordered that Jessey Summerlin have leave to sue Peter May son of Jas. May.

Ordered that Thos. Wolfenden & Jas. Lanier have leave to sue all people Indebted to the estate of Charles Read Esq., dec'd.

Ordered, that Ann Pettit have leave to sue John Kennady.

Danl Fore appeared before this Committee and was acquitted.

JAMES LANIER, Chair.