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In Committee of Safety, for the state of New-York. Fish-kills, Nov. 7, 1776: As great abuses are daily committed in the granting of passes without sufficient examination, to persons inimical to the state; in order to remedy the same, as well as to prevent and detect counterfeit passes. Ordered
New York (State)
Committee of Safety.
Safe-conductsHistoryCommittees of safety
New York (State)United States
1 sheet ( p.) ; 21 x 16 cm.
Signed: Extract from the minutes. Robert Benson sec'ry.
Ascribed to the press of Samuel Loudon by Evans.
N-YHS copy 1: fabric lining; N-YHS copy 2 inscribed: 1776 Nov. 7th, law to arrest & imprison all persons travelling with a paper from the secretaries &c.
Additional copy located in N-YHS extra-illustrated copy of of "Old New York," by John W. Francis, in the holdings of the Manuscripts Division; call number: BV Francis (Goelet).