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Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, January 1-March 20, 1777
Volume 16, Page 363   View pdf image (33K)
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of the Council of Maryland, 1777. 363


you will apply to Colo Weems for at least ten Men and an
Officer to be so stationed that they may at any Time afford
you Assistance. We believe the Xebec would be at least as
unsafe in Severn or Patapsco as at your yard, therefore would
wish, if she is removed at all, it may be to Patuxent and then
run up where the River is quite narrow. We are afraid the
Stations of the Men of War will be soon, if they are not
already, in such a Situation as to prevent her stirring out at
all, but if you think there's a Probability to get her clear we
wish it to be attempted and leave it to you & Capt Belt. The
Cannon & Stores, we wish you to remove a few Miles into
the Country, and, for that Purpose, hire Carriage and Men; it
will, when known, take off Part of the Motive to pay you a
Visit. We approve your taking the nine Pounders, it was
perfectly right If you can lodge the Stores at different Places,
we think it will be best. We are Sir &ca
Mr Stephen Steward.

C. C.

Friday 5th September 1777
Present as on yesterday.
Ordered that the Western Shore Treasurer pay to Major
Francis Deakin two hundred pounds for the use of the Militia
now in Service from Montgomery County to be accounted for.
That the said Treasurer pay to Francis Ware Lieut of
Charles County fifty pounds on Account
That the said Treasurer pay to Jesse Hollingsworth fifteen
hundred pounds on Account.
That the said Treasurer pay to Col Baker Johnson five
hundred pounds on Account of the Frederick County Militia
to be accounted for
John Hart is appointed Quarter Master to provide for the
Sick of the Artilery Compys in Baltimore Town.
Commission issued to John Deaver appointed first Lieut of
Capt William Galbraiths Compy of Militia in the Baltimore
Town Batt also to Josiah Shaw Capt. William Holmes first
Lieut Edward Harbin second Lieut Isaac Walker Ensign
also to
Marsh Mareen Duvall Capt Walter Bowie first Lieut Joseph
Carlton second Lieut Thomas Lyles Ensign belonging to the
Twenty fifth Battalion of Mila in Prince Georges County.

C. B.

[Council to Commissioners of Accounts.]

In Council Baltimore 5th Septr 1777.
Genl
Several People have brought in their Accounts against the
Public, which we cannot pay for want of their being passed by

C. C.

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