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Order to Colonel McDougall to Receive John Morrell, Adam Patrick and Isaiah Purdy

v2:1793

Sundry Affidavits in writing, taken before John Nicoll, esq˙, of the threatenings and ill conduct of John Morrell, Adam Patrick, and Isaiah Purdy, in opposition to the liberties of the American Colonies, were read and filed; and the said three persons being brought in the custody of an officer and a guard of armed men, were examined, and confessed many of the matters wherewith they were charged by the said affidavits to be true. Thereupon,

Ordered, That Colonel McDougall receive the bodies of John Morrell, Adam Patrick, and Isaiah Purdy, at the Barracks, and keep them in safe custody until the further order of the Committee.

And Ordered, That a copy of this order be delivered to Colonel McDougall.

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