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Bergen County (New-Jersey) Committee



Bergen County Committee Chamber, August 29, 1775.

Resolved, That Peter Zabriskie, Jacob Terhune, John Demarest, and Joost Zabriskie, be a Committee of Safety, to act for the County during the recess of the County Committee.

Resolved, That all male persons, above sixteen and under fifty years old, who have removed or shall hereafter remove from other Provinces or other Counties into this County, during the present unhappy contest between Great Britain and the American Colonies, shall be enrolled in the Militia Company of the District within which such Companies shall respectively reside; and that all such as neglect or refuse to come under the Militia Regulations of the Provincial Congress of this Province shall be immediately desired to leave the County.

By order of the Committee:

JOHN FELL, Chairman.