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Meeting of the Inhabitants of Reading, in Berks County, Pennsylvania


Reading, Berks County, Pa˙, December 5, 1774.

Pursuant to advertisements dispersed through the County, a respectable number of the Inhabitants met this day at


the Court House, in this Town, and proceeded, by ballot, to the election of a Committee, as recommended by the Congress, when the following gentlemen were duly chosen: Edward Biddle, Christopher Schults, Doctor Jonathan Potts, William Reefer, Balsar Gear, Michael Bright, John Patton, Mark Bird, John Jones, John Old, Sebastian Levan, George Nagel, Christopher Witman, Jacob Shoemaker, and James Lewis.