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Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1780-1781
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of the Council of Maryland. 25

myself that our Quota for the extra Regiment will be made up, and
I suspect we shall not do much more.
I have reason to beleive several Deserters will be brought me
within a day or two, & I shall not know what to do with them,
having at this time a recruit & a Deserter at my own House, there
not being any Officer to receive them, and shou'd any of them run
away, I possibly may be blamed.
Where are the Recruits to receive their Cloaths? some of them
[are] very bare

July 23

[Jonathan Hudson to Gov. Lee]
Draws on him for £12,000

July 23

[Thomas Gist, Baltimore, to Gov. Lee]
Desires commission as colonel.

July 24

[Charles G. Griffith, Will Deakins Jr., Richd Smith and John
Murdoch of Montgomery County, to Gov Lee]

Recommend Charles Magruder for commission in army.

July 24

[Thomas Richardson, Georgetown to Gov. Lee]
Recommends Samuel Wade Magruder for commission in army.

July 24

[Henry Dickinson, Caroline County to Gov Lee,]

Honourable Sir Yours of the 12th Instant is just come to hand
and am sorry to inform you, that notwithstanding the Time is ex-
pired in which the Collectors should have paid into the Treasury
both the five and ten pound Tax, that only one has fully paid up,
and that the Collector of this County, Worster, Talbot, Kent & Cecil
have only paid the £5 Tax. Queen Anns has paid the five & part
of the Ten pound Tax, Dorset & Somerset has not paid one Shilling
and indeed I suppose it will be a Considerable time before they doe
as I understand the Collectors never entered on the Collection untill
Last week, those that have paid has been in Grain Certificates &
I dont expect to receive anything else from those that has not yet
paid except from Dorset & Somerset where there is very few Cer-
The Sum in my hand not being to the Amount of £10,000 I
should not have thought of sending a Special Messenger with it but
meeting with this oppertunity by Mr William Robinson who is goe-
ing on business for Mr Potter to you. I have sent you all the money
in hand as Treasurer which Amounts to the following Sum No 1. 2
& 3 Amounting to £3602: 1: 3 and also one bundle No 4 amounting
to £3234:.5:0 Currency & one Gold Johannes for £6: which was

July 24
Red Book
No. 26
No. 83

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