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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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406 Journal and Correspondence

C. S. J.

Saturday 4th May 1776.
Council met. Present as yesterday except Mr Rumsey.

Ordered That the Treasurer of the Western Shore pay to
Captain William Ringgold Junior twenty five Pounds twelve
Shillings and six Pence to discharge the Pay of his Militia
Company when on Duty from the 7th to the 10th of March last.
Ordered That the said Treasurer pay to Mr William Lux
(for the use of James Jaffray) thirteen Pounds two Shillings
for Cloth for the use of the Troops.
Ordered That the said Treasurer pay to Mr William Lux
(for the use of Messrs Frisby Henderson and James Hollings-
worth) twelve Pounds Currency.
Ordered That the said Treasurer pay to Messrs Robert
Purviance, David Stewart and George Woolsey five hundred
Pounds on Account of the Schooner Resolution.
Ordered That the said Treasurer pay to Captain Barton
Lucas sixty six Pounds and seven Pence on Account of his
Company.
Ordered That the Commissary of Stores at the City of
Annapolis deliver to Capt Nathaniel Smith all the small Arms
which were brought from Frederick County and 100 small
Cartouch Boxes.
Ordered That the Treasurer of the Western Shore pay to
Thomas Smyth Esq. Eighty nine Pounds thirteen Shillings
and six Pence for money advanced by him for Shoes, Rifles,
&c. as pr Account.
Ordered That the said Treasurer pay to Thomas Smyth
Esqr Eleven Pounds four Shillings for sixteen Days Attend-
ance as a member of the Council.
Adjourned till Monday morning 10 O'Clock.

Original.

[West to Hall.]

John Hall Esqr Woodyard 4th May 1776.
Dear Sir: I received your esteemed favour relative to my
Muskett which I apprehend suffered from the rain, it is by no
means equal to many that I have & shall have, yet I believe
it is much better than what you generally get. I am war-
ranted to say so by the People Officers & Soldiers from your
City. I send you one much better finished than that you have
got and I desire that it may be compared with those you get.
I defy all your People to produce such a Bayonet, Rammer,
or a barrel so well turned off, or such a Barrel of their make,
light, plain well poized and Proof, yet these Barrells are by no
means so good as the rest that I have which are larger and
better, if my opinion was worthy of notice I woud deliver the



 
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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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