Royal mandamus to swear James Jauncey of the council; he is sworn in and takes his seat. Advice of council on the report that a vessel arrived from Glasgow had been cast off from the wharf by a mob. Letter received from Captain James Mountague commanding the man-of-war Kingfisher relating to the above Glasgow vessel; advice of council thereon.
February 2 – 8 1775
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. New York Colony Council minutes. A1895-78. Volume 26, page 419-420.
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