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Returns Required of the Men


June 1, 1775.

On a motion made by Mr˙ Samuel Whittemore, of Gloucester, that the Forces now raised in said Town and Manchester should remain there for the present, for the security of the Seaports:

Voted, That there be returns immediately required of the number of men now in Camp; and if it shall then appear that the safety of the whole will permit it, the request will be granted.