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Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, July 7:December 31, 1776
Volume 12, Page 42   View pdf image (33K)
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42 Journal and Correspondence


He desires me to assure you, that he will give all the assist-
ance he can to Geo Wells in procuring the timber for the
Gondolas & will always be glad of such Commands from you
as it may be in his power to execute.
I am Gentlemen, for Mr. J. Hollingsworth
Your obedt Servt
Baltimore July 13th 1776. Caleb C. Gough.

Original.

[Frederick Committees to Council.]

Frederick Town July 13th 1776.
Gentlemen :
In consequence of a Resolve of Convention, We the Depu-
ties from the Committees of the several Districts of this
County met and proceeded to the recommending officers for
the two German Companies and Lieutenants for the Rifle
Company, whose names together with a Transcript of our
Proceedings we here inclose you. As we have not heard from
Capt. Barrett and have some reason to believe that he will not
accept of his Appointment from the Emergency of the occa-
sion we beg Leave in case of his refusal to recommend to
your notice Mr Thomas Beall, son of Colo. Samuel Beall, as a
Gentleman well qualified to fill that Station, and one whom we
are informed would be able in a very short time to raise his
Company. We are with respect,
Gent. Your obedt Servants
John Hanson Jr H. Griffith
Adam Fischer, Michael Tackier.

[Officers for German Companies.]

July 12. 1776. Frederick Town.
At a meeting of Deputies from the several Districts of this
County for the purpose of recommending Officers to the
Council of Safety for the Command of two German Compa-
nies and Lieutenants to one Rifle Company to be raised in
this County, Were present; Messrs John Hanson Junr Samuel
Beall, Michael Falkner, Henry Griffith and Adam Fisher.
Resolved that the following persons be recommended as
Officers to the two German Companies. William Heiser, Capt
Jacob Cotz ist Lieu' Adam Smith 2d Lieu' and Paul Christman
Ensign, Henry Fister, Capt Charles Balsall 1st Lieu' Michael
Bager 2d Lieu' and Jacob Crummitt Ensign.
Adjourn till 6 O'clock tomorrow morning. July 13, 1776.
Same Gentlemen present as yesterday. Resolved that the
Lieuts to the Rifle Company be recommended as follows.
Peter Hanson 1st Lt James Lingan 2d Lt and Richard Dorsey
3d Lieu' True Copy By Richd Potts Clk.



 
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