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Minutes of the Virginia Committee of Safety
Virginia. Committee of Safety
February 18, 1776
Volume 11, Page 276

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[From Journal of Committee of Safety of Virginia. Vol. 8 page 87]

Sunday, 18th February, 1776.

Present: Mr. President, Mr. Page, Mr. Jones, and Mr. Walker.

Tho' there were not a sufficient number of members to make a comm'ee, yet important advices arriving from North Carolina, the above members thought it necessary for the public service to proceed therein, subject to the future controul of the comm'ee.

Ordered, that 500 lbs. powder and 500 lbs. Lead be delivered to Mr. Wm. Amis for the use of the province of North Carolina, the powder to be repaid in kind, if it can be done, or paid for at the price we give, and an Escort of 4 men thereto is allowed; and the following letter was written to Col. Long, &c: