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Proceedings of the Committee for the County of Balitmore


At a special meeting of the Committee, July 12, 1775:

Present, William Smith, Chairman, and twenty-two Members; William Lux, Secretary. Captain Edward Weeks, of the Snow Potomack, having arrived from Dublin and Madeira, reported his vessel, on oath, having on board twenty-eight pipes, five hogsheads, and seven quarter-casks Wine, shipped at Madeira for Dublin, without being intended to land them in America. And Mr˙ David Stewart, consignee of the vessel, entering into an engagement to the same purpose,

Resolved, That the said Vessel be permitted to load her cargo.

Captain John Martin, of the Brig Friendship, from Bermuda, reported his vessel in ballast.