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Committee of Safety


Thursday, April 13, 1775, A. M.

Ordered, That the last Resolve in the Report, which was last night ordered to be published, be not printed.

The Committee on the State of the Province reported a Resolve, engaging six Companies of the Train, and keeping them constantly in exercise, and their paying them, &c.; read, considered, and accepted, and is as follows:

In Provincial Congress, Concord, April 13, 1775.

Resolved, That the Committee of Safety be directed to engage a suitable number of persons and form six Companies of Train for the Artillery, already provided by this Colony, to immediately enter on discipline, and constantly be in readiness to enter the service of the Colony when an Army shall be raised; and that the Committee be, and they are hereby empowered to draw on the Publick Treasury for paying said Companies a suitable consideration for their services.