Wilmington, 10th December 1774.
Mr John Slingsby & Co inform the committee that they have imported in the brig Diana Capt Authven, master, from Glasgow since the first instant a cargo of goods for their store in this town, amounting to £1916 7s 2⅔d, sterling and another cargo for their store at Cross Creek amounting to £1018 13s 9¾d. sterling and delivered the same with the invoices thereof into the hands of the committee requesting that they may be sold agreeable to the association of the General Congress.
Resolved, therefore that the sale of the said goods be on Wednesday the 14th inst and that public notice thereof be given immediately
1. W. L. Saunders, comp., The Colonial Records of North Carolina (Raleigh, 1890), IX, 1095. Hereafter cited as Saunders, comp., Records of North Carolina.