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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. 169


the people have had a meeting for that purpose & have made
choice of the following Gentlemen vizt Fielder Bowie Esqr
Captain, Messrs Robert Bowie first Lieutenant, William New-
man Dorsett second Lieutenant, and George Gant Ensign.
As its necessary their Commissions should immediately issue,
I am desired by the Company to apply for them, & a mes-
senger is sent on purpose I must therefore request you will
direct your Clerk to fill up the Commissions with the names of
the above Gentlemen and inclose them to me by the return of
this express who will wait for that purpose. I am Gent with
great regard
Your most obt humble Sert Joseph Sims.


Monday 19 Feb. 1776.

Council met. Present the same members as on Saturday
except Mr Hall.
Ordered That the Treasurer of the Western Shore pay to
Thomas Crackells thirty Shillings for riding Express from
Marlborough to this City.
A Copy of Letter No 18 was sent to the Committee of Safety
in Philadelphia.
Ordered That the paymaster of the Forces of this Province
pay to Lieutenant Thomas Goldsmith fifteen pounds on

Account of Captain Fulford's Artillery Company.
Adjourned till 3 o'Clock & met according to Adjournment.

A Copy of Letter No 19 was sent to Gustavus Scott Esquire
of Somerset County.
Ordered that the paymaster pay to Capt. Barton Lucas One
hundred Pounds on Account of his Company.
Ordered That John Youst deliver unto Capt. Barton Lucas
(for training his men) or his Order all the Muskets &c. which
he has made for the use of this Province, and have been
proved by Messrs Richard Thompson & Thomas Richardson,
and transmit an Account of the number he shall deliver, to the
Council of Safety.
Ordered that a Letter be sent to the several Supervisors of
Saltpetre works in this Province, respectively in the following
Words, to wit

Sir,
The Committee of Safety for the City of Philadelphia have
been kind enough to offer the Council of Safety that the
Managers of their public Saltpetre works should instruct any
Persons that we might recommend to them for that Purpose.

C. S. J.



 
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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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