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Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1781-1784
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266 Journal and Correspondence.

September

21

Liber C. B.
No. 24
p. 337

That the said Treasurer pay to Capt John Middleton of Colo Lees
Legion eleven Pounds, five shillings specie out of the money ariving
from the five shillings specie Tax, for the purpose of providing
Forage &ca for the Horses procured under the Act to furnish twenty
Dragoon Horses for the Southern Army on Account of the Continent.
That the said Treasurer pay to Capt Zedekiah Walley eight hundred
and ninety eight Pounds, six shillings and also four hundred and
fifteen Pounds, nine shillings specie out of the money appropriated
for the Barges, to be paid over to the Officers and Men of the Barges
under his command due them on Accounts passed. —
That the said Treasurer pay to Capt Levin Spedding three Pounds
specie out of the money aforesaid due on Account passed. —
That the said Treasurer pay to Capt Daniel Bryan seventy three
Pounds, fourteen shillings specie out of the money aforesaid due
him and men on Account passed. —
That the said Treasurer pay to Edward Pearson four Pounds
eleven shillings and six Pence specie agreeable to the "Act to adjust
the Debts due from this State " on Account passed. —
Captain Walley representing to the Board that a Vessel to carry
Stores &ca for the Barges, is absolutely necessary for his cruize.

Agreed that Captain Speddens Schooner be employed at twenty five

Pounds per Month to commence from the time she enters into the
service and that the State insure her while in that service, the Vessel
first to be valued on Oath by two Persons acquainted with the real
Value of such Vessels. —

September

21

Liber No. 10
p. 377

[Council to Mr Robert Bowie]

You will deliver the Horses you have purchased under our Direc-
tions,for the United States, to John Middleton Esqr an Officer of
Colo Lee's Corps, taking his Receipt for the same.

Ibid.

[Circular, Council To the Surveyors in the several Counties]

Although by the Act of the last Session upon which our Instruc-
tions were founded, no Manor or reserved Lands can be affected
by a Common or Special Warrant, or Warrant of Resurvey; yet the
Surveyor is not restrained from running the Lines of any Tract of
Land into Manors or reserved Lands pursuant to a Warrant of Re-
survey obtained for the Purpose of satisfying the Chancellor that

p. 378

that Land which may now appear to be Vacancy, owing to the
Variation of the Compass, was included within the original Grant
upon which the Warrant of Resurvey issued. We therefore direct
you to run into any Manors or reserved Lands, where it is necessary
for the above Purpose.



 
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