British Prisoners, of which we inclose you a Copy, not doubt-
ing the Authenticity of it, though we have not yet received
the Resolve in the usual Manner from Congress. We there-
fore request you to furnish us, as soon as Possible, with an
Account and the Vouchers, for all the Expences that may have
been incurred on your Transactions, agreeable to the Resolve,
that we may furnish the Congress with the proper Account
from this State in Time. If you know of any Expences paid
by this State or for which it is chargeable, though not within
your Transactions, we shall be obliged to you to procure and
forward the Accounts. We are.&ca
To Colo Chas Beatty
Colo John Stull
Colo Danl Hughes &
Mr John Hanson
P. S. To Mr Hanson.
We also request you to transmit us the Accounts and
Vouchers, as setled with the Militia who marched last Winter,
that the State may have the proper Credit for the Money
advanced on that Occasion.
[Council to R. Stephens.]
In Council Annapolis 6th March 1778.
We understand by Mr Chalmers, that some Cloathing has
been sent to Cambridge to your Care from Caroline County
and expect there is some, also from Somerset & Worcester
Counties; it is much wanted and we shall be obliged to you
to hire a proper Person to bring the Whole over, with the
Invoices or Memorandm sent to you with it. Mr Ennalls has
or will have, some Cloathing: please to let him know of your
sending, that his may come by the same Conveyance.
To Robertson Stephens Esq We are Sir &ca
Sheriff of Dorchester County
[J. Henry to Gov. Johnson.]
York Town March 6th 1778.
Col Samuel Smith arrived here yesterday and acquainted
me with the difficulty he met with in the recruiting Service,
for the want of the continental Bounty. Upon his solicitation
and the prospect of advancing the public Service, I have pro-
cured from Congress ten thousand Dollars to be transmitted
to you, to be distributed in such proportion among the recruit-