The Pennsylvania Committee of Safety to the New York Provincial Congress
LS: New York Public Library; LS (duplicate): New York State Library, Albany
<Philadelphia, August 26, 1775: A small additional supply of gunpowder has arrived this morning, and we have ordered a ton shipped immediately according as you requested.5 We are getting our militia in order as fast as possible.6 Signed by Franklin as president.>
5. On Aug. 16, above. The powder was sent but not delivered, for BF took on himself to countermand the order; see his letter to Livingston below, Aug. 29, 1775.
6. As the congress had urged in its letter above, Aug. 18.