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Certificate to Messrs. Knight and Green


In Committee of Safety, March 22, 1776.

Present: John Nixon, Chairman, George Clymer, Samuel Morris, Jun˙, Daniel Roberdeau, Thomas Wharton, Jun˙, Samuel Howell, Owen Biddle.

Agreeable to a Resolve of Congress, of the 13th of February last, this Board granted the following Certificate:

In Committee of Safety, March 22, 1776.

Messrs˙ Knight & Green having engaged with, and being empowered by this Committee, to import from North-Carolina six hundred barrels of Naval Stores for the use of this Province, this certifies that they have given the proper security required in this case by the resolution of Congress of the 13th February last.

Resolved, That Hercules Courtney be appointed Second Lieutenant to the Artillery.