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Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1780-1781
Volume 45, Page 470   View pdf image (33K)
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470 Proceedings and Correspondence

June 9
Liber No. 78
p. 185

p. 186

most advantageous Parts for Defence, you are therefore requested to
order out four hundred of the Militia at large of your County under
proper Offipers consisting of one Colo or Lieut Colo one Major eight
Capt[s]. eight Lieut [s], eight Ensigns and twenty four Serjeants,
and march them to such Places, where the Enemy will most probably
make an Attempt to land, but in Case you should receive certain
Intelligence that a Body of the Enemy have landed or are about to
land in any of the Counties on Patowmack you will immediately
march your Men to that Place without waiting for our Orders. We
have directed the Commissaries to purchase or seize those Cattle fit
for use most exposed, and we request your Attention to the removal
of them or any others liable to fall into the Hands of the Enemy.


[Council to Andrew Buchanan, Esqr.]

We are favored with yours of the 1st Instant and agree with you
in Opinion that an Inspector of Brigade would be an Officer of great
Utility; but as the Law has not authorized us to appoint or Commis-
sion any such Officer, it is not in our Power to comply with your
requests by appointing Mr Hamilton.

June 10

[Council Circular, Lieut3 of Frederick and Washington Counties.]

Late last Night and after our Dispatches of yesterday were closed
a Law for the Trial of Spies, and such as may join the Enemy was
enacted by the Legislature a Copy whereof you have enclosed; such
a Law has been for a long Time necessary, and it has been now
hastened from the Information given by Orendorff.

June 11
Liber C. B.

No. 24
P. 92

Monday 11 June 1781

Ordered that the Commissary of Stores deliver to Capt John
Mitchell as much Linnen proper for binding soldiers hats as he may
think necessary.
That the Collector of the Tax for St. Marys County pay to Joseph
Ford Comy for said County fifteen thousand pounds of Tobacco
on Acct

p. 93

Ordered that the Issuing Commissary deliver to Capt John David-
son of the 2d Regimt Twenty Gallons of Rum and eighty pounds
That Henry Rozier Esqr deliver to John Smith Brookes Commis-
sary of Prince Georges County all the Barrels in his Possession
belonging to the Public.

June 11
Liber No. 78
p. 186

[Council to John Smith Brookes, Esqr.]

We have received yours of this Day, and have enclosed the Law
omitted to be sent in our's of the 9th Instant to which we refer you

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