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Letter from W. Sever to the Newburyport Committee


Council Chamber, January 20, 1776.

GENTLEMEN: We have sent to your care Archibald Bowie and Mandatt Engs, Masters of the two Vessels lately taken and carried into Newburyport, and you are requested to see that the above-mentioned persons do not go without the limits of said Town; and, if you see cause therefor, you are desired to confine said persons, or either of them, till the further order of the Council.

In the name and by order of the Council:


To the Committee of Safety, Newburyport.