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Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1781-1784
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144 Journal and Correspondence.

April 20
Liber C. B.
No. 24
p. 267

to Capt Benjamin Murdock due him in lieu of an Order on the Trea-
surer of the 21st of May 1781 in his favor for eighty pounds in lieu
of Twenty pounds Specie as adjusted and passed.
That the said Treasurer pay to Lieut Robert Denny thirteen
pounds, ten shillings specie to be delivered over to Capt George
Hamilton in part of the advance of thirty pounds specie directed to
be made by the "Act relating to Public Creditors," on Account
Commission of Letters of Marque and Reprisal issued to Shoebail
Spooner Commander of the Brig Recovery one hundred and forty
Tons burthen navigated by thirty men, mounting eight Carriage
Guns, belonging to James Jaffrey & Company of Baltimore.

April 20
Liber No. 78
p. 342

[Council to General Smallwood.]

Mr B Randall has complained that Thomas Simmonds his Appren-
tice has been enlisted and is still withheld from him. It appears to us,
by a Transcript from Baltimore County Court Records, that Thomas
Simmonds was bound to Mr Randall, and Simmonds acknowledges
he is the Person that was bound by the Court. We think the Appren-
tice ought to be restored to his Master, as the Law prohibits Recruit-
ing Officers enlisting such Persons, and request you to give Orders
for his Discharge and being restored to His Master.

April 22
Liber C. B.

No. 24
p. 267

Monday 22d April 1782

Ordered that the western shore Treasurer pay to Zachariah Burch,
ten pounds, five shillings and six pence Edward Carter ten pounds,
ten shillings John Fitzgerrald eight pounds three shillings and four
pence and Benjamin Duvall Twenty five pounds and six pence of the
Bills emitted under the Act for the Emission of Bills of Credit &ca
due them per Accounts passed.

April 22
Liber No. 78
p. 343

[Council to Honble Intendant.]

We have not yet taken up your Application of the 19th Inst As the
Subject is of very great Magnitude, we would wish you to consider
whether any Injury could arise from delaying the Consideration of
it 'til the Meeting of the Assembly. We will be governed by your
Answer, and either proceed to determine the Question immediately,
or postpone the Consideration of it, for we are desirous, upon all
Occasions, of paying the earliest Attention to every Thing that comes
from the Intendant.

Ibid.

[Council to General Smallwood.]

We cannot think, with you, that Mr Randall has complained with-
out Cause. The Facts, that Simmonds was bound to him by Balti-
more County Court, and that he was his Apprentice at the Time of



 
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