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Pennsylvania Committee of Safety


Tuesday, February 13, 1776.

In Committee of Safety: Present —

John Nixon, Chairman, Daniel Roberdeau, George Clymer, Samuel Miles, Alexander Wilcocks, Samuel Morris, Jun˙, Samuel Howell, Thomas Wharton, Jun˙, George Gray, John Montgomery.

Upon application of John Willis, for the payment of his Account for repairing Fire-locks for Capt˙ Harmar' s Company, of the Battalion late Colonel Bull' s, an Order was drawn on Messrs˙ Mease and Caldwell, for twenty-one Pounds seventeen Shillings and nine Pence, being the amount of his Account.

Upon application of Lewis Grant, for a quantity of Brass, for making furniture for Fire-locks engaged by Captain Wilcocks, and others, by order of the Board an Order was drawn on Robert Towers, Commissary, for two hundred pounds of Brass.

Resolved, That Joseph Fox, Esquire, advance to Messrs˙


Ganger, Dumwick, and Kinder, three men employed by him in making Fire-Arms for the use of this Province, fifty Pounds each, for which they are to deliver thirty-five stand of Arms without receiving any payment; and Mr˙ Fox is desired to take their separate Obligations.