At an occasional meeting of the Committee.
Present: John Ancrum in the chair; A. Maclaine, James Geekie, John Forster, Wm. Ewins, P. Mallett, A. Ronaldson, Adam Boyd.
Col. James Moore having applied to this Committee for 150 ℔s gunpowder, and 6 cwt. of lead or ball for the use of the troops under his command:
Ordered that the above quantity of ammunition be delivered to Col. Moore or his order as he may have occasion for the same.
Mr Samuel Southerland applied for leave to import a cargo of salt from the West Indies, whereupon the question being put, this committee declined giving any opinion and referred it to the Committee of Safety.