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Minutes of the Pitt County Committee of Safety
Pitt County (N.C.). Committee of Safety
July 29, 1775
Volume 10, Page 122

Proceedings of the Safety Committee in Pitt County.

Martinborough 29th July 1775.

As there was many subscriptions in this County for the Relief of the poor at Boston, and some of the Receivers that have Received a part, Resolved that those Receivers that who have paid [ ] contributions [ ] Repay what they have received, To the persons and Deliver into their Committees an account thereof.

The Committee being informed that the Vestry of this County had made a certain Contract & Agreement with the Reverend Nathl Blount to serve this Parish the Term of Twenty years, which has much Divided the United plans of this County, The Committee Recommends that the Church Wardens advise Mr Blount in answer to his Letter, That the People Desires he may withdraw from his Agreement as the only method to Unite People of the County.

Mr George Evans is unanimously chosen Chairman in absence of Colo Simpson.

The Committee is adjourned till the 9th day of Sepr 1775.