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Connecticut Committee of Safety


Tuesday, February 27, 1776.

At a meeting of the Governour and Council of Safety, Present: His Honour the Governour, Eliphalet Dyer, Jabez Huntington, Jedediah Elderkin, Joshua West, Nathaniel Wales, Jun˙, Benjamin Huntington, Esquires.

Voted, That Adriel Ely be, and he is hereby appointed Ensign of the Company under the command of Captain John Ely.