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Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1779-1780
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of the Council of Maryland. 233


with Provision; we request you will act, and you are hereby ap-
pointed for that Purpose. We enclose you an Order on the Collector
of Kent County, for £4000 and have wrote to Mr Voorhees, pur-
chasing Commissary for Kent County, to furnish you with the
necessary Provision

[Council to Capt Nicholas Ruxton Moore]

Sir We have appointed and commissioned you Captain of the
voluntier Troop of Light Horse, raised in Baltimore Town, Thomas
Russel Lieutenant and Mark Pringle Cornet. We cannot too much
applaud that martial and patriotic Spirit which influenced yourself
and the Gentlemen who compose your Troop, to make so noble and
disinterested an Offer of your Services to your Country at a Time
when the Aspect of our Affairs is far from being flattering or
inviting. Your laudable Example cannot fail to excite an Emulation
in the Gentlemen of the respective Counties, that will render the
Militia of this State much more respectable.

Liber C C

No. 22

Thursday 27th July 1780

Present as on Yesterday.
Ordered That the western shore Treasurer pay to John Brice
Esquire Two thousand Pounds in part of his Salary on Account.
That the said Treasurer pay to John Welsh Two hundred and
forty Pounds for the use of James Roper & Co p Acct passed by the
Aud. Genl
That the said Treasurer pay to John Wilmot seven hundred and
sixty four Pounds, nine shillings and six Pence and also the further
Sum of five hundred and Twenty one Pounds, five shillings due him
p Accts passed by the Aud. Genl
That the said Treasurer pay to William Campbell a soldier of the
late Capt. Samuel Griffiths Compy of the 3d Regimt who appears to
be an Invalid and an Object deserving Assistance from a wound
received in his right Leg at the Battle of German Town in 1777, one
hundred Pounds for his Subsistence.
That the Issuing Commissary deliver to the said William Campbell
six Days Rations.
Commissions issued to the following Officers appointed to Com-
mand the Regimt Extra raised in Virtue of " An Act entitled a Sup-
plement to the Act to procure Recruits to complete the Battalions of
this State in the service of the United States and to raise an Addi-

July 27
Liber C B
No. 23
p. 176



 
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