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Proceedings of the Committee for the County of Balitmore


At a meeting of the Committee, March 27, 1775:

Present: Samuel Purviance, William Buchanan, John Merryman, William Spear, James Calhoun, Isaac Vanbibber, William Smith, John Sterrett, George Woolsey, Archibald Buchanan, Benjamin Griffith, George Lindenberger, John Smith, Benjamin Levy, Daniel Hughes.

Captain George Woolsey reported, that he had shipped off the Salt imported in the Brig Henry-and-Joseph, Henry Tickle, master, and that the Captain of the vessel had made oath before Mr˙ Courtenay, that the said Salt shall not, (unless compelled so to do by stress of weather,) be landed in any part of North America between Nova-Scotia and Georgia.

Captain Thomas Jarrold, of the Ship Dulany, from Lisbon, appeared, and reported that he had not imported any articles contrary to the Continental Association, and took and subscribed the Oath to that purpose.

Captain Nathaniel Gray, of the Schooner Sally, from Salem, appeared, and reported in same manner, and took and subscribed the Oath.

Captain Peter Simmons, of the Brig Mary Carroll, from Lisbon, appeared before the Committee, and reported in the same manner, and took and subscribed the Oath.