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July 26, 1775


Wednesday, July 26, 1775.

At a meeting of the Committee of Safety, at Kensington. Present:

Benjamin Franklin, Owen Biddle, Robert White, Daniel Roberdeau, Thomas Wharton, Jun˙, Samuel Morris, Jun˙, George Ross, William Thompson, Anthony Wayne, Francis Johnston, John Cadwalader, George Gray, Robert Morris.

Emanuel Eyres, the builder of the Boat called the Bull-Dog, not being able to launch her yesterday, she was this day launched; and the Members of the Committee of Safety there present embarked on board said boat, and went to Gloucester, but found it inconvenient to hold a Board there.