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Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, July 7-December 31, 1776
Volume 12, Page 317   View pdf image (33K)
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of the Council of Safety, 1776. 317

to Inventory lodged for one thousand Pounds Common Cur-
rency. Major Horsey agrees to deliver said vessel fit for Sea at
Baltimore Town. The Council of Safety agreeing to insure from
Capture on her way up the Bay. Mr Horsey impowered to pur-
chase twenty Hogsheads of Tobo not exceeding twenty shillings
pr G & one hundred Barrels of Flour at Baltimore Prices.
The Vessel is not to be detained for the Tobacco, or Flour.
Flour to be inspected at Baltimore, if thought necessary by the
Council of Safety, to be ready to take in her cargo within
twelve days.
Ordered That Western shore Treasurer pay to Catharine
Minskey fifteen shillings & eight Pence for attending Hos-
Ordered That said Treasurer pay to Majr William Horsey
three hundred Pounds, for above purchase.
Ordered That said Treasurer pay to Edward Timmonds ten
Pounds, for three guns.
Copy of Lre No 199 was sent to Colo Hughes.
Ordered That Commissary of Stores deliver to Lieutt
Hartsorn for use of Captn Maxwell's Compy eighty eight
Knap, with Havresacks, Cartouch Boxes Belts & Slings, Can-
teens, fifteen Camp Kettles & Tents.
Commissions issued to Valentine Creagar appd Captn
Philip Smith 1 Lt
George Neit 2 Lt
John Parkinson Ensign
of a Company in Frederick County.
Commission issued to Wm Richardson appointed Ensign of
Captn Grosh's Company in Colonel Griffith's Battalion of Fly-
ing Camp.
Smith Bishop & Joseph Mitchell severally recognize in the
Sum of one hundred Pounds Curry each for William Bartlett
Townsend's appearance before the Convention, when called
upon, and thereupon ordered that he be discharged.
Adjourned 'till next Day 10 o Clock.

C. S.J.

[Council to Hughes.]

To Colonel Hughes
Sir: In yours of the 22d of Sepr last, you inform us "that
Colo Hollingsworth would call on us in a day or two, and that
by him we should have an opportunity of sending the com-
missions and Cash." wrote for by you.
We had ourselves reason to expect that Gentleman down
as we had requested he would attend us on business of
importance but we have been disappointed as he has not


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