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October 17, 1775


Tuesday, October 17, 1775.

At a meeting of the Committee of Safety: Present —

Robert Morris, President pro tem˙, George Gray, Michad Swoope, Daniel Roberdeau, Bernard Dougherty, Andrew Allen, Owen Biddle, Thomas Wharton, Jun.

Mr˙ Gray and Mr˙ Dougherty, agreeable to a Resolve of yesterday, waited on the Provincial Commissioners, who gave their hearty consent to this Board' s erecting any works on the Province Islands that they may think proper and necessary for the defence of this Province.

Mr˙ John Palmer, agreeable to their desire, attended this Board and undertook the mason work agreed to be carried on at Fort-Island.