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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Minutes of the Continental Congress
United States. Continental Congress
May 01, 1783
Volume 16, Page 825

May the 1st, 1783.

No. 2.

On the report of the Committee consisting of Mr. Gorham, Mr. Fitzsimons & Mr. Holten, to whom was referred a Memorial from Mr. Hawkins and Mr. Williamson.

Ordered that the Secretary for foreign affairs forward to the British General and Admiral Commanding at New York a Copy of the papers laid before Congress by Mr. Hawkins and Mr. Williamson, Delegates from the State of North Carolina, respecting the capture of a flag that justice may be done.