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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Minutes of the Wilmington Committee of Safety
Wilmington (N.C.). Committee of Safety
January 12, 1776
Volume 10, Page 405

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

Saturday January 12th, 1776.

Present: John Ancrum, Chairman; A. Maclaine, John Forster, J. Kirkwood, Wm. Ewins, Jno. Slingsby, J. Dunbibin, Jno. DuBois, Jas. Geekie, Henry Toomer.

Ordered, That Dr. Geekie supply the following articles for the use of the Hospital and that he be repaid by this Committee: a middle size pot, a small ditto, 2 skillets, a water jug, 2 pint mugs, 4 pint bowls, 2 large tea pots, 2 Jardens, ½ Doz. pewter spoons.

Ordered, That the Chairman write to Ralph Millar, requesting his attendance on this Committee, and informing him that they are willing to allow 10s. per day for himself (he finding charcoal and making 20℔ powder per day) that he attend as soon as possible to enter into an agreement for that purpose and take the negroes into his possession.