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Proceedings of the Conventions of the Province of Maryland, 1774-1776
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Dorchester. Upper battalion, 3; lower battalion 19.

Talbot. Col. Christopher Birkhead, 4.

Queen Anne's. Col. Richard T. Earle, 5; col. Thomas Wright,

St. Mary's. Col. Jeremiah Jordan, 6; col. Richard Barnes, 21.

Anne Arundel. Col. John Hall, 7; col. Thomas Dorsey, 22;
col. John Weems, 31.

Harford. Col. Benjamin Rumsey, 8; col. Aquilla Hall, 23.

Baltimore, 9.

Worcester. Col. Peter Chaille, 10; col. William Purnell, 24.

Prince George's. Lower battalion, 11; upper battalion, 25.

Charles. Col. Josias Hawkins, 12; col. William Harrison, 26.

Kent. Lower battalion, 13; upper battalion, 27.

Caroline. Col. William Richardson, 14; col. Philip Fidde-
man, 28.

Calvert. Col. Benjamin Mackall, 4th, 15.

Frederick. Col. Zadock Mugruder, 16; col. John Murdock, 29;

col. John Stull, 31; col. Charles Beatty, 33; col. Baker Johnson,
34; col. Jacob Good, 35; col. Samuel Beall, 36; col. James John-
son, 37.

Convention adjourns till to-morrow morning half after 9 o'clock.

SATURDAY, January 13, 1776.

Convention met. All members present as on yesterday. The
proceedings of yesterday were read.

On motion, Resolved, That the nomination of field-officers for
Kent county be referred to the next session of convention.

Several resolutions of congress were read, and ordered to lie on
the table.
The following persons were elected by ballot field-officers to the
militia in Prince Geoge's county, to wit.

The lower battalion. Mr. Joseph Sim, colonel; Mr. Thomas
Contee, lieutenant colonel; Mr. Thomas Sim Lee, 1st major; Mr.
John Rogers, 2nd; Mr. John F. A. Priggs, quarter master. Upper
battalion. Mr. Joshua Beall, colonel; Mr. Robert Tyler, lieuten-
ant colonel; Mr. Addison Murdock, 1st major; Mr. George Lee,
2nd; Mr. William Turner Wootton, quarter master.

The convention took into consideration the report from the com-
mittee appointed to prepare and report a scheme for the emission
of bills of credit, to defray the expenses of defending this province,
and other purposes therein mentioned, and came to the following
resolutions thereon.

That for the defence of this province, calling in and exchanging


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