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Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1780-1781
Volume 45, Page 333   View pdf image (33K)
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of the Council of Maryland. 333

[Council to Joseph Walker Esqr.]

We have appointed you to receive and provide Quarters and
Necessaries for such recruits as may be raised and passed by the
Lieutenant of your County in Virtue of the Act to procure Recruits
whom you will forward to such place of Rendezvous as we may
hereafter direct, what Provision is necessary for the Subsistence of
the Recruits will be furnished by Mr Brookes Commissary of your

March 1
Liber No. 78

p. 75

[Council to General Gist]

We have received your Letter of the 27th Feb. and very much
approve of your Conduct in furnishing the Vessels in the Port of
Baltimore. You will have known before this gets to your Hands of
our having sent a warrant for that Purpose to Mr Calhoun, and to
provide Bread Provisions and every Thing within his Power to
forward this most important Expedition. With regard to Cloathing
we will supply you with one hundred shirts one hundred overalls and
one hundred Vests which are all we have at present in our Power ;
and you will send enclosed an Order on Mr Keeports for such Arms
and Accoutrements as you may want and he can furnish you with.
There is no Cloths in the Hands of the Taylors sufficient to make 340
Coats and we do expect by Saturday next or Monday at farthest
100 will be ready


[Council to Hercules Courtenay, Esqr.]

Your Letter of the 20th Feb. Ult we received and agree to take the
Cloths and Stockings on the Terms proposed therein and request you
have them made up ready to be delivered

p. 76

[Council to Commissioners of the Tax who had not made Returns:
Calvert, Charles, Washington, Harford, Prince George's and
Frederick Counties]

We are requested by the General Assembly to direct Suits to be
commenced against those Collectors and their Securities who should
not pay their respective Balances into the Treasury by the Twentieth
Day of last Month and upon Application to the Treasurer we are
much surprised to be informed that you have not made a Return of
the Amount of the Assessment in Money and Tobacco in your
County. This must be done before Suits can be brought and therefore
request you to make your Return immediately.


Friday 2d March 1781

Ordered that the western shore Treasurer pay to Lieut. George
Jacob of the sixth Regimt twelve pounds Seven shillings and two

March 2
Liber C. B.
No. 24
P. 52

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