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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1769-1770
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APPENDIX I

CIRCULAR LETTER PRINTED IN THE MARYLAND
GAZETTE, MAY 11, 1769

[IN THE SAME ISSUE OF THIS NEWSPAPER NOTICE IS
GIVEN OF A MEETING OF THE MERCHANTS, TRADERS, AND
GENTLEMEN OF ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, AT THE COURT
HOUSE, IN ANNAPOLIS, THE FRIDAY PREVIOUS TO THE
MEETING REFERRED TO IN THE CIRCULAR LETTER]

To the Merchants, Traders, and Gentlemen of the Province of
Maryland.

Annapolis, May 9, 1769
Gentlemen,

Having been desired by the Gentlemen of the different Counties,
to appoint a Day of general Meeting of the Merchants, Traders, and
Gentlemen of the Province, to consult on the most effectual Means
to promote Frugality, and lessen the future Importation of Goods
from Great-Britain;

We therefore have appointed a Meeting, at this City, to be
held on Monday the 22d Instant, when we hope there will be a
Committee sent from every County in the Province, that the Affair
may be conducted with that Steadiness and Unanimity, which the
present Exigency requires.

We are, Gentlemen,

Your most humble Servants,
JAMES DICK & STEW ART
NICHOLAS MACCUBBIN
CHARLES WALLACE
WILLIAM STEWART

APPENDIX II

ANNAPOLIS MEETING PLANNED IN ORDER TO
AGREE ON A GENERAL RESOLUTION OF
NON-IMPORTATION MAY 23, 1769

[THIS WAS THE RESULT OF THE MEETING MENTIONED

IN APPENDIX I. THE MARYLAND GAZETTE FOR MAY 25,

1769, PRINTED A NOTICE OF THE JUNE MEETING REFERRED
TO IN THE BROADSIDE WHICH FOLLOWS]

Annapolis, May 23, 1769.


Sir,
Yesterday there was a Meeting of a considerable Number of the
principal Inhabitants of this County, when the Plan of an Associa-

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