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Watchcoat and Firelocks


Saturday, December 16, 1775.

At a meeting of the Committee of Safety: Present — John Nixon, Chairman, Daniel Roberdeau, James Mease, George Clymer, Samuel Howell, Alexander Wilcocks, James Biddle, Owen Biddle, Samuel Morris, Jun.

By order of the Board, John M˙ Nesbitt, Esq˙, was desired to deliver Sergeant Webster the Watch-Coats made for the Artillery Company.

By order of the Board, an Order was drawn on Messrs˙ Mease and Caldwell, in favour of Captain William Jenkins, for ten pounds, ten shillings and six pence, being the amount of three Firelocks purchased by him for the use of his Company in the Continental Battalion.