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56 Journal and Correspondence

Liber C C
No. 22

will do, if rendered necessary by a Disappointment in your County
which we hope, will not be the Case. The Lieutenant of that County
must be called upon, at least, in Time to relieve the Guard from
Washington.

[Council to Commissioners of ———— County]

Sir We have this Moment received Information from Colo Raw-
lings that this Board of War have acquainted him that the Prisoners
ordered to Fort Frederick will be up in a Few Days. It gives us
Concern that we are under the inevitable Necessity, at this inclement
Season of the Year, of calling on the Militia of your County: but
the Service requires it and their Conduct hitherto convinces us, that
they have such a Sense of their Duty, that they will, with Alacrity
encounter any Hardships to promote the common Interest. We
desire you would immediately order a full Company of the Militia
of your County, of the Classes which have not yet served, consisting
of one Captain two Lieutenants one Ensign, four Sergeants, four
Corporals and sixty eight Privates, to hold themselves in Readiness
to march to Fort Frederick as soon as they shall receive Orders from
Colo Rawlings, who is to command them; they are to continue on
Duty for five Weeks or until relieved, as we intend they shall be, as
speedily as possible by a like Company from You are to sup-
ply the Company with Arms and a reasonable Quantity of Am-
munition.

[Shalloon
was a closely
woven wool-
en material,
chiefly used
for linings]

[Council to Mr. John Dorsey]

Sir, We are sorry we must trouble you to furnish the Officers
whose Names are mentioned in the enclosed Paper, with the Cloth
and Shalloon required by each. We request you would make a Memo-
randum of the Quantity and Kind delivered out and to whom

Liber C B

No. 23
p. 99
January 13

Thursday 13 January 1780

Present as on Yesterday.
Ordered That the western shore Treasurer pay to Thomas Grason
thirty seven Pounds ten shillings for the use of Thomas Sands due
him per Account passed by the Depy Aud.
That the said Treasurer pay to Allen Quynn seven hundred and
five Pounds and also the further Sum of nine hundred and Eighty
six Pounds, seventeen shillings and six Pence due him per Accounts
passed by the Depy Audr
That the said Treasurer pay to Como Thomas Grason five hun-
dred Pounds on Acct
That the Commissary of Stores deliver to Capt. Henry Gaither of
the 1st Regimt 2 Shirts & 2 pair Shoes to be charged to said Regimt



 
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