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Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, January 1-March 20, 1777
Volume 16, Page 58   View pdf image (33K)
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58 Journal and Correspondence

C. S. C.

in my company and I think him a worthy man and a good
Soldier. from Capt. Deams.

To the Honourable Council of Safty this in Annapolis,
Maryland.

C. S. J.

Saturday, Jany 18. 1777.
Council met. Present as on yesterday.

Ordered That the Western Shore Treasurer pay to Capt.
Fulford Eighteen Pounds seventeen Shillings and four Pence.
Ordered That Monsieur le Vacher de Vanbrier have the
Rank and receive the Pay of third Lieutenant of Matrosses
from this Day forward.
Ordered That Captain Nathaniel Smith, Capt. Alexander
Furnival, and Captain William Galbraith be ready at all Times
to aid and obey the Committee of Observation for Baltimore
County, in preserving the Peace of the State, and putting a
speedy End to all Riots and Tumults within the said County,
or Baltimore Town; and that a Copy of this Order be trans-
mitted to each of the said Captains.
Copy of Letter No 115 was sent to Capt. Nathaniel Smith,
Copy of No 116 to Mr Stephen Steward, Copy of No 117 to the
Committee of Observation for Calvert County, and Copy of
No 118 to the Committee of Observation for Baltimore County.
Permit was granted to John Given, Master of the Schooner
Two Brothers to go to Sea, he having brought a Load of Salt
to this State.
Adjourned till Monday morning, 10 O'Clock.

C. S. C.
No. 115.

[Council to Nathaniel Smith.]
Jany 18th 1777.
Sir. We are informed by Melchior Keener that three of
your soldiers with their musquets and Bayonets fixt came
lately to search his house in a Riotous manner, and were
gjilty of divers irregularities. David Welsh and Harry the
rummer were two of the offenders.
We request you would inquire into the affair, and take care
on all occasions that the peace of the State be preserved. We
have wrote also to the committee of Baltimore Town.
Capt Nathaniel Smith. We are, &c.

No. 116.

[Council to Stephen Steward.]
Jany 18th 1777
Sir, We received yours of this day's date, we have hereto-
fore fixed the price of provisions, Pork not to exceed fifty
shillings, in consequence of an order from the Honorable



 
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