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Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1780-1781
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of the Council of Maryland. 57

as I promised to inform Mr Barnaby, (who has been with me to know
your answer) whether I could get an order on Mr Chamberlaine for
the Sum he is indebted to the State, which was to be applied to the
payment of the Flour purchased of him; I have received 105 Barrels
and sent it forward to the Care of Col. Hollingsworth at Elk shall
be obliged to your Excellency for an answer by the Bearer Mr
Gibson, whom I have requested to wait on you for one
As soon as I can procure Cash sufficient to defray the necessary
expences of the Horses I have received on the Road to the Head
of Elk, I will immediately send them off.

August 22

[Jos'a Beall, Lieut. Ps Gs Cty. Malbro to His Excellency
Thos Sim Lee]

Sr There's yet 15 men Wanting to compleat the Quota of men
from this County, I am now out of Cash & have been obliged to draw
an Order or two on the Treasurer for part of the Bounty pd for some
recruits I have imployed two men who are now out on the recruiting
service shuld they succeed I am quite without money, I Expect I
shall be at this place till the End of the week if Youl send me another
Order on the Collector of this county by the post to this place I shall
receive it without any risque or delay; without money I shall not
be able to proceed on the business & I doubt it will be some time
before I shall get it Collected from the people

August 23

[Major John Fulford, Baltimore, to Gov. Lee]
Requests commission in army.

August 23

[Sam. Smith, Balto, to His Excelly Thomas Sim Lee]

Sir Some time since I was ordered by Gov. Jefferson to recieve
from your order, the quantity of wheat & flour due by this State to
the Commonwealth of Virga & as the bay was too much infested by
the Enemy to attempt sending it down, to pay it to some conti-
nental Commissary & take rects for the quantities as part of the
specific supplies due by that commonwealth for the currt year. I
then informed his Excelly of the too well known state of the treas-
ury & the little probability there appeared of immediate restitution
being made & proposed the following mode That as the continent
had actually recd the flour seized belonging to that commonwealth
your Excelly I thought could with propriety & would think it just
to give such certificates as would entitle Virga to receive credit as
part of her specific supplies for the currt year.
I have yesterday receiv'd orders to adjust it in that manner &
flatter myself as it is the easiest mode & at the same time a just mode
that your Excelly will do me the honor to forward me such cer-

August 23
Red Book
No. 32
No. 13

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