[Council to Woolsey.]
To Mr George Woolsey, Balto Town
Sir. We contracted with you on the 9th of February last for
the Brig Rogers to proceed on a Voyage to the foreign West
Indies on Acct of this Province, and advanced you £1800
toward purchasing a Cargo of Flour for her, we have not since
then heard from you on that Subject, nor doth it appear to us
that you have done any Thing therein, we therefore request
you would acquaint us by the Return of Capt Fulford what
you have done in this Matter.
May 4th 1776
[Worcester Committee to Council.]
May 3d 1776.
In Committee of observation for Worcester County Maryland :
In pursuance of the resolves of the Convention, Mr Elijah
Shockley made return of his company of Militia, consisting of
eight non commissioned officers and fifty privates; by which
return it appears that the said Elijah Shockley is duly elected
as Captain, James Johnson as first Lieutenant, Stephen Bacham
as second Lieutenant and Elijah Carey as Ensign of said
Signed p order R. Dennis Clk.