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Alexander Bell


Ordered, That the Sloop Francis, William Ritchie, Master, belonging to Mr˙ William Lowther, bound for Edenton, in North-Carolina, be permitted to sail with her lading on board, as reported to this Committee.

Ordered, That Mr˙ Isaac Day be permitted to go on board of the Ship Asia, to deliver a Letter to Captain Vandeput.

Alexander Bell being called in and severely reprimanded for his past ill conduct and bad company, and charged to avoid such practices as are or may be deemed to be injurious to this Country or its liberties, on penalty of such punishment as he may deserve, was thereupon discharged.

David Purdy being called in and examined, was reprimanded for his conduct, and charged to conduct himself well for the time to come, and was discharged.

John O' Connor was examined, and recommitted till the afternoon.

The Committee adjourned to four o' clock, in the afternoon.