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The Bucks County Safety Committee Part II: Policing of the People

One of the Safety Committee’s responsibilities was to ensure that the county was protecting the cause of the Revolution by observing “the conduct of all persons”.  What does that do to a community to be measured against a standard for … Continue reading

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Safety Committees and their Role in the Revolution: Part I

During my research of Bucks County, Pennsylvania during the Revolution, I found the Minutes of the Committee of Safety 1774-1776 in the Pennsylvania Archives on Footnote/Fold 3.  Low and behold, my ancestor James McNair is on the Committee from August … Continue reading

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