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Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1780-1781
Volume 45, Page 293   View pdf image (33K)
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of the Council of Maryland. 293

Gilpin Coale and himself. That John Stump the third divides his
between his Father who lives in Harford, and John Stump Junr
That the said John Stump Junior and Company on the 13th Decem-
ber received 37.500 Pounds of Jonathan Rumford for which they
were to deliver him at Cristeen Bridge two hundred and forty Barrels
of Flour one hundred of which has been delivered at the Head of

January 29
Liber No. 78
p. 46

Elk, and seized under the late Law, the remaining 140 and in the
Possession of Wilson Hopkins Esqr and Company and David Poe
and Company, Boreley and Cornthwait and John Hammond Crom-
well in Baltimore Town. That Coll. Hollingsworth when he returned
Home from Annapolis, which was after the late Act passed for
seizing wheat Flour &ca declared he would not continue in Parner-
ship with the Stumps any longer, that it appears by a letter from
John Hammond Cromwell to the said John Stump Junr dated the
15th January 1781. There is a Connexion in Trade between Crom-
well and Stump which we beg leave to transmit herewith. By Infor-
mation from the said John Stump, the said John Hammond Cromwell
was in Virginia and taken or pretended to be taken by the British
Army under the Command of General Leslie.

P. 47

[Council to Capt. Robert Berry.]

You are to proceed immediately with the Arms and Ammunition
for which you have an Order on Mr Shaw to St Mary's River if it
can be done with any Degree of Safety if not to a Place the most
convenient to that River and deliver them with the Letter enclosed
into the Hands of an Officer not under the Rank of a Captain and at
the same Time request him to give immediate Information to the
Lieutenant of St Mary's County or the Officer next in Command of
such Deposit. If you should have any Information of the Enemies
coming up or you should discover them yourself, you must with all
the Expedition possible return to this Place and give Information
immediately to the Governor and Council.


Tuesday 30th January 1781

Commissions issued to John Stull, Joseph Sprigg, Henry
Schnebely, Joseph Chapline, John Barnes, Richard Davis, Andrew
Bruce, Andrew Rench, William Yeates, Lemuel Barret, Christopher
Cruise, John Celler, Charles Prather and Henry Shryock appointed
Justices of the Peace for Washington County Court and also to
John Stull, Henry Schnebely, John Barnes, Joseph Chapline and
John Celler appointed Judges of the Orphans Court for the same
Ordered that the Issuing Commissary deliver to Capt. John Courts
Jones of the 7th Regimt twenty Gallons of Rum and sixty eight
pounds of Sugar. Genl Smallwood twelve Gallons of Rum and sixty
seven pounds of sugar and also to Lieut William Trueman Stoddert

January 30
Liber C. B.
No. 24
P. 38

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