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Recommendation to the Several Towns in the Colony



The Committee on the Memorial of James Lyon reported. Read and accepted.

Resolved, That it be recommended to the several Towns in this Colony, to supply the people at Machias with such a part of their Town stock of Powder as they can spare, to relieve them in this time of great danger; and the said Towns are desired to deliver the same to the said Lyon, or such person or persons as the inhabitants of Machias shall appoint, so as the whole do not amount to more than three barrels, they to be accountable to this Court for the same; and this Court will replace such Powder as shall be so supplied them by such Town or Towns, as soon as may be, or pay them for the same, not less than five Shillings per pound.

In Council, November 11,1775: Read and concurred.