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Newark (New-Jersey) Committee



At a meeting of the General Committee of Association for the Township of Newark, in New-Jersey, on Thursday, the 18th day of May, 1775:

The Committee taking into consideration the Resolutions of the Committees of New-York and other Provinces, relative to the suspension of all exportation to Quebeck, Nova-Scotia, Georgia, and Newfoundland, or any part of the Fishing Coasts and Fishing Islands; and highly approving the same, do resolve that it be recommended to the gentlemen Traders of this Town, that they stop all exportations to the said places; and also to our constituents in general, that they do not supply any person whatsoever with any kind of Exports, which they have reason to believe are designed for either of those places, nor any of the King' s ships or boats with provisions clandestinely; nor in any manner whatsoever that may counteract any Resolutions that have been made by the Committee of New-York. By order of the Committee:

LEWIS OGDEN, Chairman.