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10 July. The congress resolved that the Committee of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, be empowered
to mount a guard over the prisoners there and construct a stockade and that privates
held as prisoners at Reading be sent to Lancaster (JCC, 5:531).
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2017.