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Letter to the Committee of Fairfield


A Letter from Angus McDonald, complaining of his confinement.

Thereupon, a Letter to the Committee of Fairfield was read and approved, and is in the words following, to wit:

Committee of Safety for the Colony of New-York,

July 17, 1775.

GENTLEMEN: Angus McDonald having presented a petition to this Board, praying a relaxation of his confinement, we shall esteem it a favour if you will grant him as much indulgence in the premises as you think consistent with the publick safety.

By order of the Committee.

Ordered, That a copy thereof be signed by the Chairman, and transmitted.