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Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, January 1-March 20, 1777
Volume 16, Page 192   View pdf image (33K)
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192 Journal and Correspondence

C. B.

March 28th 1777.

Ordered that the Western Shore Treasurer pay to John
Green, six Pounds, six shillings, and nine pence, for Amt of

his Acct
That the said Treasurer pay to Robert Cummings one
thousand pounds, on Acct
That the said Treasurer pay to John Butler Qr Master one
hundred and fifty Pounds, on Acct
Charles Carroll of Carrollton Esqr from the Senate delivers
to the Governor and Council, the memorial of the Reverend
Mr John Bowie, praying that the General Assembly would
resume the Consideration of his Case, thus indorsed. " By
the House of Delegates March 28th 1777, read and referred to
the Governor and Council, to determine whether the said Bowie
be committed, bailed, or discharged, and that they have full
power to commit, bail, or discharge in their discretion, G:
Duvall Cl H. D. By the Senate, March 28, 1777. Read and
referred to the Governor and Council for the purposes afore-
said By order R. Ridgely A. S." which was ordered to lie
on the Table.
The Petition of Daniel Melson praying a Discharge from
his Confinement was read, and rejected, the Council of Safety
having reported to the General Assembly that the Offence,
with which he stands charged is not bailable by Law.
Ordered, That the Western Shore Treasurer pay to Messrs
Archer & Harriss, nine pounds, and three pence, it being the
Balance on Contract for Linen p Acct
On reading the Memorial of the Revd Mr John Bowie, it
was ordred, that the Officer of the Guard, who has charge of
the Revd Mr John Bowie immediately attend the Governor and
Council with the said Bowie in Custody.

March 29th 1777.

On considering the memorial of the Reverend John Bowie
this Board is of opinion that he is bailable, but from the Evi-
dence against him, and the State of the neighbourhood in
which he lives, the Board are of Opinion that it is proper he
should not continue to reside in Worcester County, or the
neighbourhood thereof, and at the same Time this Board think
it reasonable that he should be allowed a short Time, to adjust
his Affairs, and remove his Family; It is therefore ordered
that the said Mr Bowie be discharged from Custody, giving
Bond to this State in the Penalty of two thousand Pounds
Current money with good and sufficient security to be
approved of by this Board conditioned that if he shall make
his personal Appearance before the Governor and Council for



 
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