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Proceedings of the Committee for the County of Balitmore


At a meeting of the Committee of Baltimore County, February 8, 1775:

Present: Samuel Purviance, Chairman, Benjamin Griffith, John Dearer, Isaac Grist, John Merryman, William Buchanan, Mark Alexander, Job Garretson.

Captain John Bracket, of the Sloop Grampus, from the West-Indies, appeared, and reported his cargo, consisting of thirty hogsheads Rum, and eight barrels of Sugar, and made oath, that he has not imported in said vessel any Dry Goods of British or Irish manufacture, nor any India Tea for sale.

Captain Joseph Proctor, of the Schooner Dolphin, from Marblehead, appeared, and reported, on oath, his cargo consisting of a parcel of coarse Salt only.