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Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, January 1-March 20, 1777
Volume 16, Page 388   View pdf image (33K)
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388 Journal and Correspondence

C. B.

That the western shore Treasurer pay to Patrick Hannan
one hundred and eight pounds and ten pence per Account
passed
That the said Treasurer pay to Michael Foy twenty three
pounds fifteen shillings and eight pence per Account passed.

C. C.
169

[Council to N. Smith.]

In Council 3d Octr 1777.
Sir.
Andrew Buchanan Esqr Lieut of Baltimore County may,
probably require the Assistance of the Matrosses under your
Command, to suppress an Insurrection in the upper Part of
that County. If required, you are to give him all the Aid in
your Power, or what he may think necessary
We are Sir &ca
To Majr Nathl Smith.

170

[Council to F. Ware.]

In Council Annapolis 3d Octr 1777.
Sir.
It is quite uncertain whether it may not be necessary to
keep up a Body of our Militia at Camp and the Time of those
who are now there being nearly expired we request you will
immediately order the first and second Class of the Militia of
your County to march. They will do well to take each of
them a Blankett, we have none with which we can supply
them; and, such as can, a Gun. The Arms, Tents, Camp
Kettles and Accoutrements in the Use of those at Camp, will
be put into the Hands of those who are to supply their Place
but probably, as is too common, some of the Arms may be
carried away and others abused, so as not to be immediately
serviceable. Through Baltimore Town will be the best Rout
and we shall be glad that an Officer from each Company
should come to us here, by the Time the Militia get to Marl-
bro. We wish all Expedition to be used as, eventually, it
may be necessary to form a large Body of Militia, or what is
indeed to be wished our Affairs may be in such a Situation as
to allow us to dismiss them on the Way. We are &ca
Francis Ware Esqr Lt of
Charles County

171

[Council to A. Hall.]

In Council Annapolis 3d Octr 1777.
Sir.
By a Letter of yesterday Evening from General Buchanan,
we are advised that a Number of People are collected in Bal-



 
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