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Minutes of the Wilmington Committee of Safety
Wilmington (N.C.). Committee of Safety
December 30, 1774
Volume 09, Pages 1103-1104

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

Dec. 30th, 1774.

The committee met.

Present: John Quince, James Walker, Archibald McLaine, Fr's Clayton, John Hogg, Wm. Hooper.

Alexander Hostler, & Co., produced invoices of goods amounting to twelve hundred and sixty pounds, seven shillings and ninepence sterling, five hundred and seventy-seven pounds, twelve shillings one and a half pence sterling, sixty-one pounds, nine shillings and ten and three quarters pence, and fifty-two pounds, nine shillings and ten and a half pence sterling; in the whole nineteen hundred and fifty-one pounds, nineteen shillings seven and three quarter pence, imported in the Thetis from Glasgow, which they delivered into the hands of the committee and requested that the same might be sold pursuant to the resolves of the general Congress.

Hogg and Campbell, produced invoices of one hundred and thirty tons of salt, imported in the North Star, Capt. Saunderson, from Lymington, amounting to two hundred and twenty-five pounds, thirteen shillings and five pence sterling, which he delivered and requested to be sold &c.

Abram Hunter produced invoice of anchors, cables, canvass, rigging, cabin furniture and other articles, imported for a new vessel now on the stocks in this river, amounting to five hundred and sixty-one pounds, seventeen shillings three and a quarter pence sterling, delivered the same, and requested that they be sold &c.

Hanna, M'Clintock, & Co., produced invoices of goods imported in the Thetis from Glasgow, amounting to two thousand six hundred and seventy-one pounds, fourteen shillings eleven and a half pence sterling, delivered the same to the committee, and requested to have them sold &c.

John Cruden & Co., produced invoice of two bales of Osnaburgs, imported in the Thetis from Glasgow amounting to fifty-two pounds fifteen shillings sterling, which they delivered to the committee, and requested to have them sold &c.

Resolved, That all the above mentioned goods be sold to-morrow, the 31st inst.

The committee adjourned till to-morrow.

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Saturday, Dec. 31st, 1774.

Present: The last mentioned members.

The goods of Alexander Hostler, & Co.; Hogg and Campbell, Abraham Hunter, Hanna, M'Clintock, & Co., and John Cruden & Co., were exposed to sale according to notice, and sold as follows:

£ s. d.
130 tons of salt, imported by Hogg & Campbell, at
Anchors, canvass, cables, &c., by Abram Hunter,
Sundry goods in 4 invoices by Alex. Hostler, & Co.,
2 bales of Osnaburgs, by J. Cruden, & Co.,
Sundry goods by H. M'Clintock, & Co.,

Invoices of goods imported by Thomas Orr, amounting to seven hundred and sixty-three pounds, twelve shillings and two pence, and twenty-two pounds, nineteen shillings and seven pence sterling, were produced and the said goods delivered, and requesting that they be sold, &c.

The committee adjourned to the 3d of January next.