John Bowdoin notice
TO THE PUBLIC. TfHE inhabitants of the borough of Norfolk, in town meeting X 3lIaubJeii, ling informed that Capt. CoIIids of the Magdalen Magdalen arinetl fchooncr, is endeavouring to difpofe of a lloop ft izid by him, lately belonging to. John Bowdoin, Eiq; of the aftrrti chore; and being alio further inlarmtd, that the laid Collins has made application to fome nerfons for the purchafe of a pilot boar, probably with an intention to convert her into a tender, to ililtrefs the trade of tins or fome other colony : The inhabitants of this borough are therefore determined to f ive no encouratremcnt to him or any fuch men, nor purchafe any of their prizes from them, nor in the lealt contribute to their emolument by bidding tor the plun der ot our countrymen ; nor will we fell any pilot boat or othti verTel to them for their hollile purpofes, nor in any refpect haw any kind of dealings, with them. And the inhabitants of this borough, alTcmbled as aforclhid, do further relblve, to have no dealing with any perfon, that in fpite of the ties of duty and at - tachment to his country, lhall counteract thefe our refolutions, by granting any afliltance for the dcltruclion of our rights and pro - (erties, or of any other ot the good people ot the contede ted co - onies: And we invite all perfons to accede to this refolution. Telf. WILLIAM DAVIES, Scc'y. May 15, 1775. Norfolk, Committee Chamber, Jurit 3, 1775. Prefent, Mr. Chairman, and ao nieiuhers.