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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Minutes of the Wilmington Committee of Safety
Wilmington (N.C.). Committee of Safety
November 03, 1775
Volume 10, Pages 304-305

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

Friday, November 3rd, 1775.

On application from Mr John Hunt, the Committee met.

Present: John Ancrum, chairman; Peter Mallett, John Slingsby, Wm Wilkinson, John Forster, John DuBois, William Ewins, Henry Toomer.

Mr John Hunt came in and produced two Letters to His Excellency, recommending said John Hunt as Register for Granville county; and the Rev Mr Wm McKensie as a clergyman for said county. On examination of John Hunt on oath, found he had no other paper for the Governor; therefore,

Ordered, That Mr John Hunt be allowed to go down to his Excellency on board the Cruizer, to obtain such paper from the Governor that he may have occasion for, relative to the Register's Office; and

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that on his return he shall produce what papers he may receive from the Governor to this Committee. Grant was paid.

On application from Mr Peter Mallett, Ordered that if Adam Boyd does not pay P. Mallett (on Monday next or before) for the paper sold some days ago, as well as what paper A. Boyd has in his hands, that P. Mallett have leave to dispose of the same on Tuesday next, or any time after to such person who may choose to purchase it.