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Muster Rolls and Other Records of Service of Maryland Troops in the American Revolution
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          during the War of the American Revolution, 1775-83.  			 609

       And be it enacted, That the governor and council be authorised
   and requested to appoint and commission a proper number of brave,
   experienced, and able seamen and officers, to command the said galley
   and sloop or schooner
       And be it enacted, That a company of one hundred men be imme
   diately raised to serve as marines on board the said galley and sloop
   or schooner, and occasionally on board the said barges or row-boats;
   and that the governor and council be authorised and requested to
   appoint and commission one captain and two lieutenants to command
   the said company of marines, and to direct such officers to procure by
   enlistment as soon as possible, the said number of healthy able bodied
   men, including two sergeants and two corporals, to serve in such com
   pany for the term of three years, unless sooner discharged.
       And be it enacted, That if any officer, soldier, or marine, shall lose
   a limb, or be otherwise maimed or hurt, so as to be rendered incapable
   of procuring a livelihood, such officer, soldier, or marine, shall be entitled
   to receive the same provision and support as is or shall hereafter be
   established by this state for its officers and soldiers in the service of the
   United States."
                 MARYLAND ACTS-MAY, 1781.

       A Supplement to the act for the defense of the bay.
       "Be it enacted, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That for the
   immediate defense of the bay,.....the governor and council be
   authorised and empowered to purchase, at such price as they may think
   reasonable, the galley now in Baltimore-town      if on examination
   by such proper person as they may appoint, she shall be found fo be
   sound and fit for the service           and that they have power to
   contract for the building another galley, agreeable to the act of assembly
   of the last session, and cause her to be completely fitted and manned at
   the public expense; both of which gallies to be employed in such manner
   as the governor and council shall from time to time direct, for the
   defense of our bay and the protection of the trade thereof;
       Be it enacted, That the Governor and Council be authorised and
   empowered to contract for any number of barges, not exceeding eight,
   that they may think necessary for the defense of this bay, and to cause
   them to be completely fitted and manned."


      			 A Pay List for the Barge Intreped, 1781.

   MONTH OF ENTRY.       DAY.       MENS NAMES.		QUALITY.   TIME PAYED UP TO.

      June        	  1          Wm. Barns   	Lieut.     July 14
      			  14         Oakely Haddaway       "	     "   "
   


 
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