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Minutes of the Pitt County Committee of Safety
Pitt County (N.C.). Committee of Safety
March 10, 1775
Volume 09, Page 1154

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

Martinborough, 10th March 1775.

The freeholders of the County appeared at the Court and elected John Simpson, Edward Salter, James Gorham, James Lanier & Wm. Robeson to act as Deputys to meet the next provincial convention.


The committee then met.

Present: John Simpson, Esq., Chairman, Jno. Hardee, James Gorham, Jno. Knowis, Junr, William Robeson, James Lanier, Robt Salter, James Latham, Edwd Salter.

The Resolves of the Committee of Craven County were exhibited. Read and approved of.

This Committee being informed that Amos Atkinson, Solomon Shepperd and Jno Tison had in many instances obstructed the contribution for the Relief of the Poor of Boston &c.,

Ordered that the Chairman address said gentlemen so as they may appear at the next meeting of the Committee and Justifie themselves in that particular.

Adjourned until 24th of this inst.