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Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1780-1781
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of the Council of Maryland. 303

ceeding to the Southward, which we attribute to your not having
been apprised of the Resolution of the Assembly. We request that
you would have a Guard for the Protection of the Stores furnished
from the Infantry and that you would order the Mattrosses to return
to Baltimore, that Capt. Brown may march to Frederick in Obedience
to your Direction.

February 6
Liber No. 78
p. 53

P. 54

[Council to Collector of Somerset County.]

We have enclosed you a Copy of the Act of Assembly to compel
the Payment of the Public Taxes in Somerset County, and for your
Support in the Execution of your Office, the Company of Militia
ordered from Dorchester County will be stationed agreeable to the
Act and ready with any of the Militia the Lieutenant of Somerset
County mak think proper to add to that Service (should Necessity
require it) to enforce the Payment thereof. We have no Doubt but
you will use every Exertion in your Power to make the said Col-
lection, as the Exigencies of the State require your utmost Assiduity.

February 5
Liber No. 78

Wednesday 7th February 1781

Ordered that John Bullen Esqr Quarter Master furnish Mr Hodg-
kin with two or more Waggons, Teams and Drivers immediately to
remove the public Records
That the Issuing Commissary deliver to Doctr Murray fourteen
pounds salt petre to be Accounted for
That the western shore Treasurer pay to John Dorsey & Co. two
hundred and sixty eight pounds, six shillings and six pence of the
new Emission on Account.
That John Bullen Esqr Quarter Master deliver to Lieut Luckett a
Public Horse.

February 7
Liber C. B.

No. 24
p. 42

[Council to Ignatius Taylor, Esqr.]

We received your Letter of the 22d Ult. and are much obliged to
you for your Assistance and Activity in preserving the Cargoe of
the Nautilles Colonel Smith informs us that he hired Negroes to save
the Cat[o]'s Cargoe, and that the whole of that Cargoe except what
was purloined by some of the Inhabitants, is lodged in Mr Billwoods
Yard. This Board have determined to have the Flour transported to
Baltimore Town to be baked or repacked and have appointed you to
take Care of the Interest of the State and have the whole of the Flour
as well the Cat[o]'s as the Nautilles's Cargoe put on Board the Craft
we have sent down, and will make you ample Compensation for your
Trouble and Care in Superintending and managing this Business.
We are willing to make the Militia the usual and customary Allow-
ance for Salvage (which is one tenth Part of the Property saved)
and will pay one tenth Part to you or your order to be distributed

February 7
Liber No. 78
p. 54

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