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Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1779-1780
Volume 43, Page 307   View pdf image (33K)
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of the Council of Maryland. 307

That the Collector of the Tax for Washington County pay to
Samuel Hughes one thousand Eight hundred Pounds.
That the issuing Commissary deliver to Mary McCormick a sol-
diers wife of the late Capt. Gales Compy of Artillery one ration per
Day until further orders or on the meeting of Ann Arundel County.

Liber C B
No. 23

[Council to Colo. Sam'l Smith]

Sir It will be proper to State an Account of the Wheat and Flour
belonging to the Commonwealth of Virginia, which was seized by
the Commissioners under the Act for A Supply &ca The exact Quan-
tity may be ascertained on returning the Certificates given by the
Comm" and proving the Wheat mentioned in your Return of the
29th May, to have been seized by them and paid for by you. This
being done, we shall readily agree that what appears to belong to
Virginia, shall be carried to her Credit, as Part of the Specific Sup-
plies for the current Year

[Council to the Commissaries of in the several Counties]

Sir We have just received a Letter from the President of Con-
gress dated the 23d Inst enclosing their Recommendation to this State,
to send immediately to the main Army, five hundred Head of neat
Cattle, over and above the Quantity required of us by the Resolution
of the 25th of February last. We are informed that the Distress of

Liber C C

No. 22
p. 189

Army for want of Meat is so pressing that it is absolutely necessary
to procure and send forward to the Head of Elk immediately, the
above Number of Cattle, and to enable you to do it with Expedition,
have sent of the new Bills. In making your Purchases, you are to
consider one new Dollar equal to 40 Continental, and do earnestly
entreat you to exert yourself on this trying Emergency and to for-
ward what Cattle you can obtain with the greatest Dispatch.

p. S. We request yon to inform us of the Number of Cattle yon

have already forwarded, have on Hand, and can procure within 14
Days after the Receipt of this.

p. 190

Friday 29th September 1780
Present as on yesterday.
Ordered That the western shore Treasurer pay to Adam Miller
four Pounds nineteen shillings of the new Emission of this State in
lieu of one hundred & ninety eight Pounds due p Acct passed by the
Depy Aud.
That the said Treasurer pay to William Rawlings Eleven pounds
one shilling and three pence of the new Emission in lieu of an Order
of the 24th of August for four hundred and forty two Pounds ten

Liber C B
No. 23

p. 201

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