Friday 25th May 1781.
Ordered that the western shore Treasurer pay to Lieuts Josias
Miller and Samuel Luckett of the late Extra Regiment eighty pounds
each, in lieu of Twenty pounds specie in part of their Accounts passed
by the Aud. Genl
That the said Treasurer pay to Benjamin Ogle Esqr forty one
pounds p Acet passed by the Aud. Gl
That the said Treasurer pay to John Bullen Esqr Seven hundred
& eighty five pounds, sixteen shillgs & eight pence on Acct
Permission given to Messrs Ridley and Pringle Merchants of
Baltimore Town to Transport to the City of Philadelphia for the
use of the French Marine, Fifteen hundred barrels of Biscuit to be
delivered to the Honhle Mr Holker Agent for the said Marine the
barrels to be branded and the brands mentioned in the permits to
be given by the Naval or other Officers.
David Lee and Peter Bond of Harford County severally recog-
nized in the sum of one thousand Pounds Gold and Silver for David
Lee's good behaviour at all times and for his personal appearance
before the Governor and Council of this State whenever he shall be
Whereas this Board have good reason to believe that William
Birkey of Baltimore Town is a disaffected and Dangerous person,
whose going at large may be detrimental to the State. Capt. Samuel
Howard is therefore ordered to arrest the said William Birkey with-
out delay and have him before the Board forthwith that he may be
dealt with according to Law.
Commissions issued to Hezekiah Wheeler appointed Capt. John
Dyer Lieut. & Charles Smith Ens. of a Compy of Select Militia raised
in Prince Georges County.
Liber C. B.
[Council to John Smith, Esqr.]
From some Conversation with Colo Smith we are informed that
you have a Quantity of Cloths that came from Ireland and are fit
for the Purpose of cloathing our Troops. We have directed Mr Muir
to wait on you and look at the Cloths and Invoice and enquire
on what Terms you will dispose of them. As the Demands for
Cloathing are very pressing we rely that you will inform Mr Muir of
your lowest Terms, which if agreeable, and you choose to take
merchantable Flour in Payment you shall have immediately an Order