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Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, January 1-March 20, 1777
Volume 16, Page 347   View pdf image (33K)
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of the Council of Maryland, 1777. 347

Exigency be serviceable not having brought them in from an
Apprehension as it is said that the Public would not be

obliged in case of their Loss to pay the value of them, this
Board considering the Justice of making good the Loss that
may happen to Individuals in the public Service desire that
the Lieutenants and other Officers of the Militia make known
to the Militia in general and others that in Case any person
carries his Arms into the Service or lends them to any of the
Militia who marches, the public will pay the Value of such
Arms to be ascertained by the Capt. of the Company in which
the same shall be carried in Case of Loss.
Ordered That Ingleheart Yeiser deliver the Beef rations to
the Marching Militia at one Shilling p lb. and Charles Gartzs
Commissary deliver the Salt rations, bread & Salt to the same
Commissions Issued to Charles Hammond son Jno appd
Capt Basil Burgess first Lieut. John Ray Ensign in Capt John
Burgesse's Compy Nicholas Ridgely second Lieut. George
Geoghan Ensign to Capt Richd Stringers Comy Henry Grif-
fith first Lieut Henry Ayton second Lieut in Capt Benjamin
Warfield's Compy Nicholas Watkins first Lieut James Haward
second Lieut. Basil Israel Ensign in Capt John Dorseys Compy
and Charles Fox second Lieut in Capt Ellicotts Compy of
Militia belonging to the Twenty second Battalion in Ann
Arundel County.

C. B.

[Council to Major Johnson.]

In Council Baltimore Town 28th Augt 1777.
We Judge it proper that you strengthen your Guard over
the Public Magazine to twenty eight Men including Officers
and to desire you to be very vigilant and attentive. We
would also have Mr Faw finish the new Magazine with all
Expedition, and request that you will get some, good Casks fit
to remove Powder in Case it should be wanted.
To Majr Benja Johnson We are &ca

C. C.


Friday 29th August 1777

Ordered that Maj. Nat. Smith deliver to John Wayne four
Barls. Musquet powder and one thousand pound of Lead for
the Harford County Militia.
That the Commissary of Stores at Baltimore deliver to John
Wayne two thousand Gun flints for the above Militia
Isaac Griest is appointed Quarter Master of the Militia

C. B.

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Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, January 1-March 20, 1777
Volume 16, Page 347   View pdf image (33K)
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