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Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, January 1-March 20, 1777
Volume 16, Page 210   View pdf image (33K)
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210 Journal and Correspondence

C. C.

for three thousand Dollars; The State of ours, and the
Advances already made, beyond what has been supplied by

the Continental Treasury, will not afford a Compliance in the
Extent of your Request, and we hope the Sum sent may
answer, 'til you can draw at Philada we are not able to furnish
Cloathing, Capt Handy carries you an Order for the Blankets
& 200 Pair of Shoes. We have consulted Genl Smallwood
about the Innoculation of your Men; the Shop here is not
able to furnish the Medicines mentioned in Doctr Scott's
Memorandum, not having so much of some of the Articles as
the Doctor put down. From the very great Disinclination
the Inhabitants of the Town and its Neighbourhood have to
the Introduction of the Small Pox, Genl Smallwood, with us,
thinks it best your Troops should be immediately sent for-
ward to Wilmington or Philadelphia; if to Philadelphia as
much of the Way as may be, by Water; where many have
already been innoculated with Success. Doctr Shippen, in a
late Letter, speaking of our Troops, says, "If they have not
had the Small Pox, they should hasten on to receive that Dis-
temper, 1000 can be well accomodated at German Town and
as many in the Environs of this City." We have ordered you
eight Pieces of Rolls for Beds for your Battalion.
Col Richardson, in his We are &c.
absence Maj. Smith

C. B.

April 14th 1777.

Ordered, That the Western Shore Treasurer pay to Joseph
Nicholson for the use of William Hopper forty eight Pounds,
for Amt of Acct
Clearances granted to, David Mortez Captain of the Sloop
Jervis Powlonex, Samuel Prudden Captain of the Schooner
Polly belonging to Daniel Mortez, and to Gabriel Sand Cap-
tain of the Schooner called The Industry belonging to David
Mortez, to proceed from the Port of Annapolis, to the Island
of Coracoa.
Clearance granted to John Thorpe Captain of the Schooner
Rebecca & Sally, belonging to Charles Ridgely and others, to
go to the Island of St Eustatius.
Ordered That the Western Shore Treasurer pay to Henry
Sewell fifteen pounds, eight shillings, for Amt of Acct
That the said Treasurer pay to John Muir for the use of
John Crochett, by Draught, and order of Vanbibber and Har-
rison three hundred and seventy one pounds, six Shillings
and two Pence, equal to four hundred and eight Pounds,
eight shillings and nine Pence in Dollars at eight shillings and
three Pence each.



 
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