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Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, July 7:December 31, 1776
Volume 12, Page 77   View pdf image (33K)
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of the Council of Safety, 1776. 77

this on Sunday or Monday at farthest. I have been detained
in caulking the ship all round. This, have sent by the small
Tender to wait your further orders until the ship comes down.
The large tender sails this morning with the two nineteen
pounders, shot, wads &c
I am Gentn yr most oblidged, Humble Servt
to command, James Nicholson.


Friday 19 July 1776.

Council met. Present the same Members as on yesterday
except Mr Tilghman.
Ordered That the Commissary of Stores deliver to Capt.
Bullen 12 Musquets and Accoutrements with a sufficient
Quantity of powder & Ball for the same.
Mr Hall attended.
Ordered That the Treasurer of the Western Shore pay to
William Wilkins three hundred Pounds to be applied towards
defraying the Expences of the Breastworks.
That the said Treasurer pay to Captain Philip Meroney
five hundred Pounds common money to be lodged with Messrs
John Hanson junior and Christopher Edelen for the purchase
of Fire Arms.
That the said Treasurer pay to Capt Philip Meroney twelve
pounds for two month's services as Adjutant to Col. Baker
Johnson's Battalion of Militia.
Copy of Letter No 57 was sent to Col. Thomas Dorsey, and
Copy of Letter No 58 to the Honble John Page Esqr Presi-
dent of the Council of the Colony of Virginia.
Adjourned till 3 O' Clock & met accordingly.

Ordered That the Commissary of Stores deliver to Edward
Timmins 18 Musquets to be repaired.
Ordered That the Treasurer of the Western Shore pay to
Edward Timmins twenty two Shillings for repairing Arms for
the Militia.
Copy of Letter No 59 was sent to Dr. Charles Frederick
Wiesenthal, Copy of No. 60 to John West Esquire Chairman
of the Committee of Observation at Alexandria, and Copy of
No 61 to Mr Stephen Steward.
Ordered That Capt. Thomas immediately proceed with his
Company to St. Mary's County and put himself under the
Direction of the commanding Officer there.
Ordered That the Commissary of Stores furnish each non-
commissioned Officer and Private of Capt. Thomas's Company
with 23 Rounds of Cartridge with Ball.

C. S. J.



 
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