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By Order


In Committee of Safety, May 31, 1770.

Present: James Mease, Chairman, John Nixon, Samuel Morris, Jun˙, James Biddle, Samuel Howell, David Rittenhouse, Owen Biddle, Alexander Wilcocks, Thomas Wharton, Jun.

By order of the Board an Order was drawn on John Nixon, Esq˙ and others, the Committee of Accounts, for forty-four Pounds ten Shillings, which, with fifty pounds of Gunpowder ordered to be delivered him by Robert Towers, Commissary, is in full of two hundred and twenty-eight pounds of Saltpetre, manufactured in this Province, and received by Mr˙ Towers.