From James Otis, Sr.
Council Chamber, November 8, 1775.
Sir: Agreeable to your request, signified to the Board by your Excellency’s Aid-de-Camp, Mr. Harrison, we have caused Mr. Smithwick to be apprehended, and herewith send him to wait your Excellency’s order, under custody of the Sergeant’s guard who brought Mr. Cox here this morning.1
James Otis, President
Force, American Archives description begins Peter Force, ed. American Archives. 9 vols. Washington, D.C., 1837–53. description ends , 4th ser., 3:1402.