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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Minutes of the Wilmington Committee of Safety
Wilmington (N.C.). Committee of Safety
March 20, 1775
Volume 09, Page 1168

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

Monday, March 20th, 1775.

Present, Cornelius Harnett, Chairman.

James Moore, Samuel Ashe, Samuel Swann, Robt. Hogg, James Walker, Wm Hooper, And'w Ronaldson, Jno. Hollingsworth, Frederick Jones, John Ancrum, Samuel Marshall, Arch. McLaine.

Resolved, That the Importers of negroes since the 1st of December last, be called upon at the next General meeting of this Committee on the 20th of April next, to produce Bills of Loading, or other sufficient proof to the Committee, that they have reshipped the said negroes agreeable to the resolve of the General Congress as directed by this Committee.

Paid for paper 2s. 8d.

The Committee then adjourned to the next occasional meeting.