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Portsmouth (New-Hampshire) Committee



Committee-Hall, Portsmouth, August 13, 1775.

The Committee of Safety, finding it inconsistent with the peace and good order of this Town that any further communication should be kept up between the Ship Scarborough and the Town, therefore,

Voted, That henceforward no Boats pass or repass from the said Ship or the Town of Newcastle, without a permit from this Committee, or the Selectmen or Committee of Newcastle.

By order of the Committee:

H˙ WENTWORTH, Chairman.

We are credibly informed, that in consequence of the above vote, Captain Barclay, of the Scarborough, has stopped all our shipping outward and inward bound.