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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.   		613

        A Pay Roll of the Officers and Men of the Barge Fearnought, Capt.
    Levin Spedden.


    OFFICERS' AND MEN'S           PAY PER     OFFICERS' AND MEN'S          PAY PER
    NAMES AND STATION. 		   MONTH.     NAMES AND STATION.	    MONTH.

    Captain 			£15		   Boatswn.		   5. 12. 6
    Levin Spedden   				George Wilson
       1st Lieut.     		 10     	   Gunner     		   5. 12. 6
    Zadock Botfield     			Jacob Jackson
       2nd Lieut.     		 10     	   Steward     		   3. 15. 0
    Edward Spedden     				Samuel Abbot
       Privates, £3 each per month Privates     		      Privates
    John Frazier, (for 		Joseph Valliant, (absent)    Nehem. Beckwith, (absent)
        1 year, Furld.)     	John Jacobs     	     Henry Powel,
    William Lee, (absent)     	Thomas Chapman     		(in Flying Fish)
    William Frazier     	William Rumble     	     Thos. Perry,
    Thomas Moore     		Thomas Ewbanks     	        (in Flying Fish)
    Zadock Harvey     		James Collins     	     John Thomas, Jr.,
    William Merrick     	Emory Collins     	        (in Flying Fish)
    Gideon Gambrel     		Henry Perry,     	     Richd.Eaton, (absent)
    William Willowby     	   (in Flying Fish)          John Thomas
    George Price     		John Steward     	     James Neighbours
    Charles Price     		Joseph Bush     	     David Davis
    John Shepherd     		William Low     	     James Frazier
    Samuel Farrow     		William Navy     	     Joseph Christian
    John Weaver     		John Wheeler
    Thos. Richardson     	James Barnes, (paid off)


    [Pay commenced 21st Sept. ‘82, for all except Joseph Christian, whose pay com-
    menced Nov. 15th, ‘82.
      Each was paid for 2 Months and pay was due to Jan. 1st, 1783.]


                            Annapolis, Saturday, Dec., 1782.
    Gentlemen
        As you have suspended me from officiating the duty of Lt. on
    board the Barge Fearnought, I think It a hard case that I have not had
    a hearing in my own defence, as there is so many false reports propo-
    gated to my prejudice, in respect of my Conduct on that day in the action
    with the British Barges, Sincerely was this. I was Stationed at the bow
    Gun a 6lber. when we came into Action the first fire bursted, as much as
    Two feet of the uper part of the Muzzle blew of. I immediatly ac-
    quainted the Capt. of the Misfortune his answer was try her again my
    Answer was here is at It then and accordingly fired two rounds Shot &
    Two rounds Grape before the Comodore's Barge had blew up & It's
    


 
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