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Monday, October 9, 1775.

At a meeting of the Committee of Safety: Present —

Robert Morris, President pro tem˙, Daniel Roberdeau, Thomas Wharton, Jr˙, Owen Biddle, Bernard Dougherty, Anthony Wayne, Andrew Allen, John Cadwallader, George Ross, George Gray.

Mr˙ Wharton, Colonel Wayne, Mr˙ Biddle, and Mr˙ Dougherty, agreeable to a Resolve of yesterday, report, that they went to the Carpenters up and down Town, and that they have mustered a number of hands, and gone down to Gloucester, to assist floating the Machines for the obstruction of the channel.