Mar. 1, Permit to Samuel Purviance, Jun., and others, to export Produce of the Province, agreeable to a Resolution of the Congress

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Friday, March 1, 1776.

Council met. Present as yesterday.

Ordered, That Major Gist furnish Captain Fulford with a quantity of Cloth sufficient to clothe his Company.

Mr˙ Richard Ruxfon Moore, now appointed Third Lieutenant of Captain Fulford' s Company of Matrosses. Commission issued to him accordingly.

Ordered, That Messrs˙ Samuel Purviance, Jun˙, William Smith, and David Stewart, pay to Messrs˙ William Lux and Daniel Bowly twelve hundred and two Pounds eighteen Shillings and nine Pence, being the balance of their account with the Province, in consequence of an adventure by the Schooner Seaflower.

Permit was granted to Messrs˙ Samuel Purviance, Jun˙, William Smith, and David Stewart, and others, concerned in the adventure per the Schooner Seaflower, to export the produce of this Province to the amount of four hundred and eighty-nine Pounds and five Pence, agreeable to a resolution of Congress.

Doctor George Budd was appointed Surgeon of the Ship Defence, and Doctor Nathan Dorsey Mate.

Adjourned till next day, ten o' clock.