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Muster Rolls and Other Records of Service of Maryland Troops in the American Revolution
Volume 18, Page 611   View pdf image (33K)
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		during the War of the American Revolution, 1775-83.  		611

    The State of Maryland to Edward Spedden, Gentleman, Greeting.
        Be it known that We reposing especial trust and Confidence in
    your Patriotism valour Conduct and Fidelity, do by these presents con
    stitute and appoint you to be Second Lieutenant of the Barge Fear-
    nought in the Service of this State, fitted out for repelling every hostile
    invasion thereof, and for the Defence of our Liberties. You are there
    fore carefully and diligently to discharge the Duty of Second Lieutenant
    of the said Barge by doing and performing all manner of things thereunto
    belonging, according to the rules and Discipline of War, and the usage
    of the Sea, and the Instructions which may from Time to Time be given
    you. And we do strictly charge and require all Officers, Seamen,
    Marines, and others under your Command, to be Obedient to your
    Orders as Second Lieutenant of the said Barge and you are to observe
    and follow all such Orders and Directions which you shall receive from
    the Supreme Executive Power of this State. This Commission to be
    in force until Lawfully revoked. Given at Annapolis in Council this
    23rd Day of May, A. D. 1782.


      		 ROLL OF THE BARGE FEARNOUGHT. CAPT. SPEDDING.

  THE NAMES    		TIME       LAST PLACE OF RESIDENCE           	     COMPLEC-
   OF MEN      		 OF       AND PLACE OF THEIR BIRTH. 	STATURE.       TION.
ENLISTED FOR THE     INLISTMENT.
BARGE "FEARNOUGHT."

    Robert Burch      27 May            Talbot County    	   5.5  	Dark
    Wm. L. Merrick    27            	  "       "          	   5.5            "
    George Willson    27      		Caroline County  	   5.8          Fair
    Thomas Moore      27                  "       "                5.11           "
    John Shipperd     28      		Talbot    "                5.6		  "
    Thos. Shenin      28       		  "       "         	   5.8		  "
    John Stuart       28       		  "       "                5.6  	Dark
    Henry Buckly      28                  "       "	           5.9  	Fair
    Levi Neighbours   28                  "       "		   5.7		  "
    Thos. Ewbanks     28                  "       "	           6.0		  "
    John Jacobs, Jr.  28                  "       "		   5.6  	Dark
    Thos. Chapman			  "	  "				  "
    James Fleming     28       		  "       "	           5.11 	Fair
    Zadok Harvey      29      		Caroline  "       	   5.10 	Dark
    Chas. Price       29      		Talbot    "         	   5.10 	Fair
    Richard Eaton     29                  "	  "	           6.0  	Dark
    Wm. Lee           29                  "       "	           6.2  	Fair
    Wm. Low           30                  "       "     	   5.7            "
    Thos. Perry	       1 June     	Caroline  "                5.6		  "
    Henry Perry        1                  "       "	           5.6		  "
    


 
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