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Report of the Committee on the Four Prisoners from Dartmouth


The Committee appointed to inquire into the circumstances of the four Prisoners, reported. The Report was amended and accepted, and is as follows:

The Committee appointed to take into consideration the circumstances of four Prisoners brought to this Congress on the 2d day of June instant, said to be taken at Dartmouth since the 19th of April last, beg leave to report, that it is the opinion of this Committee, that the said four prisoners, viz: Richard Luckus, Mate of the Ship Falcon, John Dunkinson, Surgeon' s Mate, Jonathan Lee, and Robert Cady be sent to Concord, to the care of the Selectmen of said Town, to be by them secured and provided for, agreeable to their rank, at the expense of this Colony, until they receive some further order from this or some


other Congress or House of Representatives of this Colony.

The Committee appointed to confer with the gentlemen from the New-Hampshire Congress, reported verbally.

Whereupon, Ordered, That said Committee be directed to reduce their Report to writing.