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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Minutes of the Wilmington Committee of Safety
Wilmington (N.C.). Committee of Safety
December 10, 1774
Volume 09, Page 1095

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

Wilmington, 10th December 1774.

The Committee met according to adjournment. Mr John Slingsby & Co inform the committee that they have imported in the brig Diana Capt Authven, master, from Glasgow since the first instant a cargo of goods for their store in this town, amounting to £1916 7s. 2⅔d. sterling and another cargo for their store at Cross Creek amounting to £1018 13s. 9¾d. sterling and delivered the same with the invoices thereof into the hands of the committee requesting that they may be sold agreeable to the association of the General Congress.

Resolved, therefore that the sale of the said goods be on Wednesday the 14th inst and that public notice thereof be given immediately.

The committee adjourned to the 14th inst.