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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Minutes of the Wilmington Committee of Safety
Wilmington (N.C.). Committee of Safety
December 19, 1775
Volume 10, Page 348

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

Tuesday December 19th, 1775.

Present: John Ancrum, Chairman; Wil. Wilkinson, Deputy Chairman; Archd Maclaine, John Forster, James Geekie, John Kirkwood, William Ewins, John Dunbibin.

Ordered that Ralph Millar be immediately supplied with 25 ℔s of Salt Petre 7 ℔s Brimstone and a large Mortar and Pestle to enable him to make Gunpowder which he is to produce to the Committee and that he be also supplied with 20 yds of Osnaburg and two two small weights; that F. Brice shall procure the above articles and have them sent up to John Nichols' Landing in Bladen for said Millar.