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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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462 Journal and Correspondence

C. S. C.

We have the strongest assurances that the Governor will
leave the Province with the most friendly regard for its inhab-
itants, and will do everything in his power that may con-
tribute towards promoting a reconciliation between the Mother
Country and her colonies.
3rd June 1776

Original.

[Ringgold to Council.]

Annapolis June 3d 1776.
Gentn Having had the Honour of being appointed second
Lieut to the light Infantry of regular Troops raised for the
Defence of this Province under the Command of Capt Stricker,
and not thinking myself contented in that Department, have
inclosed you my Commission with my resignation: from Gentn
Your most obt
humbll Servt Jas Ringgold.

Original

[Samuel Beall to Council.]

Honble Gentlemen, As two surplus companies of Militia in
this district, which will appear by the enrolments laid before
us and send herewith, we take the liberty to recommend to
your consideration the officers therein perticularized, in whom,
we do conclude, may be placed special trust and confidence,
and hope as such, they will meet with your approbation, and
that commissions with your earliest convenience will be made
out, and sent to them, with the utmost diference, in behalf of
the Committee of the upper district of Fredk County.
I am Gentl. Yr most obedient & Huml Servt
Saml Beall Junr chairman

C. S. J.

Tuesday 4th June 1776.

Met according to Adjournment. Present the same Mem-
bers as on yesterday. Mr Hall and Mr Tilghman attended.
Ordered That the Treasurer of the Eastern Shore pay to
Mr Robert Lloyd Nicols Paymaster of the Regular Troops for
the Eastern Shore Department, two thousand Pounds common
money.
Copy of Letter No 11 was sent to William Hindman Esq.
Treasurer of the Eastern Shore.
The Council contract with Messrs Samuel Galloway and
Stephen Steward for the Building of five Gondolas for the
Defence of this Province, and agree to pay Mr Steward's
Expences to Philadelphia for the Purpose of viewing those



 
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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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