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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1761-1769
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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1761-1769. 5

may require, we think it incumbent on us to represent the same
to your Excellency, and that you may see whence our Appre-
hensions arise, we take the Liberty herewith to present to
your Excellency the Committee's Report.
Benja: Tasker, President.

Maryland ss :
At a Committee of both Houses of Assembly appointed to
inspect the Office and Proceedings of the Commissioners for
emitting Bills of Credit established by Act of Assembly.

were present

The honourable, Benedict Calvert Esquire of the Upper

Lib. J. R.

& U. S.

Mr Walter Dulany

Mr Brice T: B: Worthington

Mr John Hanson junior
Mr Josias Beall junior

- of the Lower House.

Mr John Trueman Stoddert

Mr Thomas Ringgold

Who make Choice of and appoint the Honourable Benedict
Calvert Esqr Chairman and Robert Conden their Clerk and
agree to make the following Report.

Your Committee having carefully examined and inspected
the Accounts relative to the Fund in England established by
Act of Assembly for sinking the Bills of Credit of this Prov-
ince, do find that the Trustees in England have transmitted
their Account to the Commissioners of the Loan Office dated
London 15th March 1760: acknowledging £27500, Capital
Stock in the Bank of England in their Names belonging to
this province, which by the said Account cost £36245 sterling
Cash. Your Committee likewise further find by the same
Account a Ballance due of £484 us up sterling in the Bank
not converted into Capital Stock. Your Committee also take
Leave to set forth a Paragraph of the said Trustees' Letter
dated, London March 15th 1760, accompanying the said Ac-
count in the following Words " All the Bills of Exchange that

are come to our Hands are paid, except two, remitted to us
from Mr Richard Lee, one for £226 145 od the other £150,
dated the 22d of September 1759: by Daniel Campbell pay-
able at 90 Days Sight to the Order of Daniel of St Thomas
Jenifer, Value received of him in Tobacco on John Steuart
and Company; which two Bills do not become payable until
the sixteenth of next Month, and are indorsed by the said
Lee to William Hunt or Order for the use of the Province of

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