June 4


In Committee of Safety, June 4, 1776.

Present: James Mease, Chairman, Sam' l Howell, George Clymer, John Nixon, George Gray, Owen Biddle, Samuel Morris, Jun˙, David Rittenhouse, John Cadwallader, Joseph Parker, Thomas Wharton, Jun˙, Robert White.

Upon application of Mr˙ Thomas Mendenhall for a sum of Money to be lent him to assist his carrying on the making of Saltpetre, by order of the Board an Order was drawn, on John Nixon, Esq˙, and others, the Committee of Accounts, in favour of said Mendenhall, for £50, payable in Saltpetre twelve months from the date hereof.