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Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1780-1781
Volume 45, Page 336   View pdf image (33K)
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336 Proceedings and Correspondence

March 3
Liber C. B.

No. 24
p. S3

Chatland 2nd Regt one shirt. Joseph Botts of the 7th Regimt one shirt
James Shaw of the 2nd Regimt one Coat, one Jacket, one pair
Breeches & one shirt, Jonathan Lewis of the 1st Regimt 2 shirts and
Bauer Wibb and Frederick James of the Extra Regimt each, one
That the Issuing Commissary deliver to Captain Shepard six
water Casks and four Days provisions for eight hands to be
accounted for.
Williams Wilkins Esquire is appointed Commissioner to settle
and adjust the Accounts of the Troops of this State in the service of
the United States in the room of Zephaniah Turner Esqr resigned
Having good reason to believe that Overton Carr and Garland
Callis Inhabitants of Prince Georges County by their general Con-
duct and Conversation encourages and spreads Dissatisfaction and
Disaffection amongst the Subjects of this State and that the Example
and Influence of the said Overton Carr and Garland Callis is preju-
dicial to the State. The Lieutenant of Prince Georges County was
ordered to arrest the said Overton Carr and Garland Callis and seize
all their papers and bring them together with their papers before the
Board that they might be dealt with according to Law

March 3
Liber No. 78
p. 77

[Council to Joshua Beall, Esq.]

Enclosed are two warrants which you are desired and requested
to execute immediately and send the Persons with their Papers to
this Board.


[Council to Lieutenant Cheveer.]

Every Vessel adequate to the Service intended, which have been
impressed, we require you to take immediately to the Head of Elk,
to which Place they are to proceed with all possible Dispatch when
they arrive there they are to be under the Directions of the Deputy
Quarter Master General for this State.


[Council to Capt. John Pitt]

You are to proceed down the Bay with all possible Dispatch as
far as Hampton Road, if you can without great Hazard, and when
you arrive there you are to make very particular Inquiry respecting

p. 78

the French Fleet, whether they are in the Bay and if in the Bay
where sationed, if not in the Bay whether they are cruising off the
Capes and of what Number they consist; how many Ships of the
Line; how many Frigates and how many Transports and in what
Manner they are supplied with Provisions; as soon as you obtain full
and precise Information you are to return and make your Report
to this Board. If you fall in with Capt. William Middleton you must
desire him to return and communicate what Intelligence he has been
able to collect.

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