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Minutes of the South Carolina Council of Safety
South Carolina. Council of Safety
January 31, 1776
Volume 11, Page 272

[Vol. 3, Page 241.]


Provincial Council, North Carolina.

The following memorandum was delivered to Waightstill Avery esqr., “1000 lbs. gunpowder from South Carolina to North Carolina. Cost 37s 6d per lb., £875; equal to $1154, and 5s over.”


In the Council of Safety, at Charles-Town, 31st January, 1776
HENRY LAURENS, President.

“Draughts to be made payable to the order of Congress, or the Council of Safety, for the time-being, of South Carolina, and remitted to the Treasury in Philadelphia—subject to the order of such Council of Safety or Provincial Congress.”