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Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1780-1781
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368 Proceedings and Correspondence

March 30
Liber C. B.
No. 24
p.65

That the Issuing Commissary deliver to Capt Alexander Trueman
and Capt. Richard Dorsey each six Gallons of Rum and twenty four
pounds of Sugar due them to the 3 1st Instant.
Commissions issued to Joseph Chapline appointed Capt. James
Chapline Lieut and Thomas Cramplim Ensign also to Adam Ott
Capt. Nicholas Hockey Lieut and John Simpkins Ensign of the
Select Militia raised in Washington County and also to John Kyger
second Lieut of Capt John Funks Company in the second Battalion of
Militia in the County aforesaid and also to George Hunter Capt
Thomas Elliott first Lieut and David Stoddert second Lieut of a
Company of Matrose formed for the Defence of the Harbour of
Baltimore.

March 30
Liber No. 78

p. 100

[Council to Mr. David Poe.]

There is a pressing Occasion for a considerable Number of Teams
and Vessels to transport the Cannon Stores and Baggage of the De-
tachment commanded by the Marquis Fayette. We therefore request
and authorise you to impress twenty five waggons and Teams with
Drivers, and all the Flatts and Skows that can be procured with their
Hands for the purpose above mentioned, the waggons and Teams are
to be sent immediately to the Indian Landing at the Head of Elk,
there to remain Subject to the Orders of the Marquis or the Officer

p. 101

commanding (the Vessels to remain at Baltimore subject to the'
same Orders) also twenty five strong draught Horses and six riding
Horses to be sent to the Indian Landing with the waggons and
Teams &ca

Ibid.

[Council to Mr. John Bullen.]

There is a pressing Occasion for a considerable Number of Teams
to transport the Cannon Stores and Baggage of the Detachment com-
manded by the Marquis Fayette. We therefore request and authorise
you to impress fifteen waggons and Teams with Drivers for the
purposes abovementioned the Waggons and Teams are to be im-
mediately sent to the Indian Landing at the Head of Severn, also
fourteen draught Horses and five road Horses to be sent to the
Indian Landing

Ibid.

[Council to General Gist.]

We think with you that the recruits to be raised by this State will
be better disciplined and more serviceable in Case of an Invasion
if only six places of Rendezvous are established than they could
possibly be if dispersed in every County, and have appointed the
Place and classed the Countries in the Manner mentioned by you
in the list sent, except the small Alteration of Port Tobacco to upper
Marlbrough where Mr Joseph Walker is already appointed and a
House and necessaries provided, that Place we apprehend will be



 
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