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July 3


Wednesday July 3, 1776.

Met according to adjournment.

Resolved, That Mr˙ David Baron be permitted to ship to the French, Dutch, or Neutral West-India Islands, twenty-six thousand four hundred white oak Staves, fifty-two thousand red oak Staves, two thousand five hundred white oak


hogshead Heading, and fifty thousand twenty-two inch Shingles; the said David Baron first entering into bond, with security, before the Commissioner for the Port of Newbern, in the sum of £3,000, that he will import into this Province the whole amount of the net proceeds of the above articles, in Arms, Ammunition, and Salt, the danger of the seas and enemy excepted.

Resolved, That the Treasurers, or either of them, pay to Mr˙ David Smith £3, for his expenses and attendance on this Board, and be allowed the same in their accounts with the publick.

Resolved, That James Coor, Esquire, be appointed Commissioner for the Port of Newbern, in this Province; and that he enter into bond, with security, in the sum of £5,000, for the faithful discharge of his office.

Adjourned till to-morrow morning, eight o' clock.