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Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, January 1-March 20, 1777
Volume 16, Page 133   View pdf image (33K)
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of the Council of Safety, 1777. 133


blocked up by British Ships of War as to render the export from
hence very uncertain, if not impracticable, we are of opinion
that we had better not for the present go any farther into pur-
chasing. If you have procured any we will take it. We
return you our thanks for your kind offer & are &c
Thomas Contee Esq.

C. S. C.

[Council to Hancock.]

February 12th 1777
Sir: We are honoured with your favour of the 10th inst
which we have laid before the General Assembly and shall
pay due regard to the resolution of Congress respecting pro-
vision vessels lading within this State
P. S. The Virga Troops are discharged from the service
they were enlisted for in Somerset & Worcester Counties.

[Chairman Prince George's Co. Committee to Council.]

Prince Georges County in Committee Feb. 12th 1777.
Gentlemen.
In answer to yours of date the 4th Inst. inclosing the Com-
missions requested by us, have only to inform you, the Elev-
enth Battalion met on Thursday last and that nothing in con-
sequence thereof was done. We are Gent,
Your most obedt Servts,
Jos. Beall, chairman.
The Honble The Council of Safety
Annapolis

No. 158.

Thursday, February 13th 1777
Council Met. Present as on yesterday.

Ordered That the Western Shore Treasurer pay to John
Hanson Esquire One hundred Pounds.
That the said Treasurer pay to Messrs Shaw and Chisholme
Forty Eight Pounds and two Pence.
That the said Treasurer pay to Mrs Minskie Five Pounds
Twelve Shillings and Six pence.
Ordered That Isaac McHard deliver to Robert Cumings
Commissary, three Barrels Pork.
The general Assembly being of opinion that it is highly
necessary that the Order of the Council of Safety for dismiss-
ing the Virginia Regulars should be countermanded & that
they should proceed to their Destination last appointed by the
honble Congress. We are therefore directed to give Orders

C. S. J.



 
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