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Captain Jacobus Wynkoop has
Inlisted the Seamen Wanted
and is Ready to Proceed.

1459     NEW-YORK COMMITTEE OF SAFETY, APRIL, 1776     1460

                                     Die Mercurii, 10 ho. A. M., April 24, 1776.
    The Committee met pursuant to adjournment.

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    Captain Jacobus Wynkoop attended the Committee, and informed that he has inlisted the number of Seamen wanted for the Lakes, and is ready to proceed by the first opportunity, which he expects will be to-morrow; and requested a Letter to General Schuyler informing him on what conditions Mr. Wynkoop has entered into the service.
    Ordered, That one of the Secretaries prepare a draft of such a Letter.


Source:

Force, Peter, American Archives: Consisting of a collection of authentick records, state papers, debates, and letters and other notices of publick affairs, the whole forming a documentary history of the origin and progress of the North American colonies; of the causes and accomplishment of the American revolution; and of the Constitution of government for the United States, to the final ratification thereof., 4th Series, M. St. Clair Clarke and Peter Force, 1837-46, Volume 5, p. 1460

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