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Journal of the Maryland Convention July 26 to August 14, 1775
Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, August 29, 1775 to July 6, 1776

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of the Council of Safety, 1775-76. 547


Companies of Militia belonging to the Upper District, of
Frederick County.
Ordered That the Treasurer of the Western Shore pay to
Captn John H. Stone fifteen Pounds, eighteen shillings and
nine pence Currency, for necessaries furnished his Company.
Ordered That the Treasurer of the Western Shore pay to
Colo Benjamin Rumsey for the use of Amos Garrett, eighteen
Pounds, seventeen shillings, and six Pence Cy for 47 Bayonets.
Ordered That the Commissary of Stores at the City of
Annapolis deliver to Lieutt Wm Harrison for the use of that
part of Captain Veazey's Company stationed at Kent island,
one Bolt of Oznab:gs, six Pieces of Check-Linen, two pieces of
Country-Linen, twenty Pair of Leather Breeches, and six Quire
of Cartridge Paper.
Copy of Letter No 57 was sent to James Tilghman Esqr
Adjourned 'till next Day 10 o'Clock.

C. S. J.

[Council to Tilghman.]

To James Tilghman Esqr
Sir.
Your Presence [in Council] is much wanted there being but
three members in Town, and several Commissns to sign and
other business before us.
4th July 1776

[Martin to Council.]
Gentlemen,
This will inform you of my safe arival with the Brig Friend-
ship in to Chingoteag on Tuesday July 2d which Mr Richards
has taken on your accts I likewise [send] you a manifest of the
Cargo I have on board, best part of which I have got on shore
under the protection of Coll. F. Lemmon be so kind to let
me know as soon as possable what measurs must be taken
with the Brig & Crew, the being all in debt to the Vessel,
some 3£ some more & sum less. I have not time to write
you a full detale for ther is 3 tenders cruising off this harbour
which puts me in confusion till I get my cargo landed. If the
Brig should fit out again I should be appointed to go in her.
I hope you will grant me leave to go as far as Baltimore to
see my little family & settle with my last owner.
I have on board 8 officers & 23 hands, 3 four pounders, 6.
3 pounders, 6 swivels & i Cohorn. Be so kind to let me
know what quantity of Powder & lead I shall keep on board
for the Vessels use, for the Tenders is dangerous. If the Brig

C. S. C.

No. 57.



 
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Journal of the Maryland Convention July 26 to August 14, 1775
Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, August 29, 1775 to July 6, 1776

Volume 11, Page 547   View pdf image (33K)
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