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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Minutes of the Pitt County Committee of Safety
Pitt County (N.C.). Committee of Safety
March 23, 1776
Volume 10, Page 494

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

Martinborough, Saturday March 23d, 1776.

The Committee meet.

Present: John Simpson, Chair; Robt. Salter, Geo. Evans, Simon Pope, David Perkins, Wm. Travis, Benj. May, Jas. Lanier, Geo. Moy, Arthur Forbes, Wm. Robson & Thos. Wolfenden.

Ordered, that Arthur Moore, Senr be sent to Halifax to answer some accusations laid to his charge. Ordered that Capt. Bowers have leave of this Committee to Take Bond for to continue Arthur Moore in this Jaol.

Received—a petition from Maj. Gorham in behalf of Pitt County to Discharge Mr Carson from teaching dancing, also Desiring that the company of the Minute & Militia men be supplyed with Corn at 13s. 4d. per Barrell.

Ordered the petition be granted.