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Coffin, of the Island of Nantucket, attending, produced a Certificate, signed by three Justices of the Peace for the County of Barnstable, in Massachusetts Government, permitting him to export from New-York or Connecticut, for the internal use of the inhabitants of the Island of Nantucket; the following articles, viz: 1000 pounds of Hams, 1200 weight of Hog' s Lard, 1000 pounds of Cheese, 60


pounds of Feathers, 4000 Staves, 10 barrels of Cider, 40 barrels of Pork, 20 barrels of Flour, 2 gross of Corks, 1000 bunches of Onions, 30 barrels of Apples.

Ordered, That the sub-Committee of the General Committee of the City of New-York be at liberty to permit Captain Coffin to export the whole, or any part of the articles mentioned in the within Certificate, and for the purpose therein mentioned.

The Letter from Robert Treat Paine, Esquire, of the Committee of the Continental Congress, enclosing the Resolution of Congress relative to the erecting Works for the manufacturing Saltpetre, &c˙, was read and filed.

Ordered, That the said Letter and Resolves be taken into consideration on Wednesday next.