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The Committee appointed to inquire where safe and convenient Stores for securing Gunpowder might be had, reported. The Report was read and accepted, and is as follows:

The Committee appointed to look out for a place or places, for the safe keeping the Powder that is or may be lodged in this Town, have attended that service, and beg leave to report, as their opinion, that some part of the Powder be kept in the Middle School-House, and some part in the East School-House; also, some part in a building belonging to Mr˙ Josiah Capen, near the Great Bridge; also, that a Building be erected, as soon as possible, within the limits of the said Capen' s land, not far from the Great Bridge in said Watertown, which place was proposed some time since to build a Provincial Magazine at, agreeable to a law of this Colony. All which is humbly submitted.

JONATHAN BROWN, per order.

The same Committee to see that at the Powder is well guarded, and to consider and report what sort of a Building shall be erected.