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Council of Safety Resolution, Impressment of Wheat, 1777
Council of Safety resolution regarding impressment of wheat
Kingston Oct 9th /77
Resolved that the Deputy commissaries General of Purchases and their agents be empowered to impress from each person in this state a quantity of Wheat either threshed or in the Straw not exceeding
Resolved that the above resolution continue to force till the tenth day of November next & no longer.
Extracted from the minutes
Rob. Benson Secr.y