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Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1781
Volume 47, Page 566   View pdf image (33K)
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566 Letters to the Governor and Council

December 7

[Duplicate of the above to the General Assembly of Maryland
with the following endorsement " We the Subscribers recommend
the within Petitioner to your Excellency and Council. Geo. Plater,
J. A. Thomas, Uriah Forrest."]

December 7

[Ephraim Blaine, Corny. Gen'1, P., Philada, to Jas Calhoun, Esq.]

The inclosed letter from Mr Morris to me will shew you his desire
of having all the Specific supplies of Flour and Salted Provisions
in your State forwarded to this place, have therefore to request you
upon rect of this to give orders to your Assistants to forward all
your flour and Salt Provisions without a moments delay to the
Head of Elk (except such as may be necessary for supplying the
Prisoners at Frederick Town and such Trnnps as may be passing
your Post at Baltimore as the season is far advanc'd and two Ves-
sels waiting in the Delaware to receive those supplies beg that no
time may be lost in the execution thereof — please to favour me with
a line by the return of the Express and inform what may be ex-
pected to Elk

December 4

[Robt. Morris, Office of Finance, to Ephraim Blaine Esqr,
Corny. Gen'l.]

I am to request that you will as soon as possible bring on hither
and deliver to Mr John Ross Mercht of this City who has my orders
for the disposition of it all such of the specific supply of Flour and
Salted Meat of the States of Delaware & Maryland as can be con-
veniently transported to this place, and that you will deliver to the
use of the Army of his Excellency the Count D: Rochambeau or to
such persons as he may direct to receive the same all the Flour which
may be convenient for delivery there When you shall have taken
your measures on this subject let me know them

December 7
Brown Book
No. 8
Letter 7

[Moses Hazen, Brig Gen'l, Commandg. at Head of Elk, to His
Excellency, Governor Lee.]

It having been represented to me that, the sick Men left at An-
napolis under the care of Lieut Michael Jackson are in great want of
clothing; I have in consequence thereof directed forty pair of shoes,
forty Vests and Ten damaged coats to be sent them from this post
and as no other Articles of clothing which those men may want, can
be had at this place, and as it would be impracticable to attempt
conveying to them in time the necessary supply from the Deposite
at West — Point, I beg you will supply their real wants to render
their situation as comfortable as possible while at Annapolis, as well
as to enable them to joine their respective Regiments; as soon as
may be. As Hospitals are established at this place, I recommend

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