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Saturday, October 21, 1775.

At a meeting of the Committee of Safety: Present —

Robert Morris, Michael Swoope, Samuel Miles, Bernard Dougherty, Daniel Roberdeau, George Clymer, John Cadwallader, John Nixon, Thomas Wharton, Jun˙, John Montgomery, Alexander Wilcocks, Owen Biddle, James Biddle.

Resolved, That Mr˙ Wilcocks, Mr˙ Wharton, and Mr˙ Nixon, apply to the Commissioners and Assessors of this County, to know if they have contracted for the whole of the Firelocks, and what forwardness they are in; and to inform them that the following Gunsmiths are unemployed in this County, viz: William Antes, of Frederick Township; — Johest, of Whetpain Township; John Baker, of Providence Township; Jonah Wood, of Norrington Township.

By order of the Board, twelve of the Articles of Association and Precedency were delivered to Mr˙ Dougherty, for the use of the Associators of Bedford County.