eby binding itself for the action of the committee, as per resolution unanimously passed in council on the 30th of December, 1864, as per records of the proceedings of council, viz:
50 hogsheads bacon,
100 barrels pork,
50 barrels lard,
20 hogsheads middling brown sugar,
500 barrels good Irish potatoes,
500 barrels kiln-dried corn meal,
25 barrels white beans,
350 barrels hard bread.
[L. S.] R. D. Arnold, Mayor of Savannah, H. C. Freeman, John S. Villalonga, H. Brigham, Committee. Attest: James Gugel, Clerk of Council.
"Savannah,December 31, 1864.
"Whereas, Colonel Julian Allen having offered his services gratuitously, this is to certify that he has been appointed special agent by the Mayor and Aldermen of the city of Savannah to proceed to New York for the purpose of negotiating the exchange of rice for other provisions, for the use of the suffering and destitute inhabitants of this city. "[L. S.] R. D. Arnold, "Mayor of Savannah.