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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Minutes of the Wilmington Committee of Safety
Wilmington (N.C.). Committee of Safety
August 21, 1775
Volume 10, Page 220

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

Monday, 21st August, 1775.

At a monthly meeting of the Committee, present, Francis Clayton, Deputy Chairman; Wm Purviance, Fredk Jones, Sampson Mosely, Wm Campbell, J. Hollingsworth, Sam Marshall, Andw Ronaldson, Tim. Bloodworth, Thos. Nixon, Wm Wilkinson, Henry Toomer, John Forster, John DuBois, John Robeson, Francis Brice, Saml Swann, Peter Mallett, James Tate.

On motion made whether Captain Maclean (who has shown himself inimical to the Liberty of America) should not in a limited time depart this Province,

Resolved, That if Captain Maclean does not come into this Committee and make a recantation of his sentiments in regard to America within thirty days from this date, that he be ordered to depart this Province.