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Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1781-1784
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Council of Maryland, 1781-1782. 269

exempt from that Duty as his health will not permit him to attend on
that service. And Wee have the Honour, to be your Excellencys,
Most obedt Humble Servants
signed David Crawford, Wm Robertson, Edward Hodgkiss
Andrew Poulson, James Poulson, Edward Stevenson
Benjamin Mackrill, William Durbin, Gorg Habner
Richd Stevenson, Thomas Manatom, S. Stevenson.
Septr 24th 1782. We are well acquainted with Daniel Stevenson
Brothr Sater Stevenson, who Informs the above facts are true, who's
word we think may be depend'd on Equal to any man we know.
Charles Ridgely
J. R. Holliday.

Liber C. B.
No. 24
p. 338

To His Excellency Governor Lee in Council

The Petition of Daniel Stevenson of Frederick County, humbly
sheweth, That your Petitioner is subject to Fits, & totally unqualified
for any Militia Duty as will appear from the representation of sundry
Persons, his Neighbours, hereunto annexed. That he was fined twenty
Pounds by a Court Martial for neglect of Duty, for the Payment
of which, his effects are now under Execution & will be sold imme-
diately, which will reduce him, his Wife and seven small Children
to extreme distress.


Wherefore your Petitioner prays, that your Excellency & the
Hon'ble Council will be pleased to take his case into consideration &
grant him such relief as you shall think proper & your Petitioner &ca.
Daniel Stevenson
Septr 26th 1782.
This board have thought proper for the reasons contained in the
above Petition to remit the said Fine of Twenty Pounds and do
direct that the said Daniel Stevenson be forthwith discharged from
the said Fine.

p. 339

[Council to Captn Zedekiah Walley]

There being some Cruizers of the Enemy in the Bay, which have
done and may do considerable Injury. It is our Desire that you
proceed immediately down the Bay with the Barges under your
Command, and do every Thing which Prudence will dictate, to put a
Stop to their Depredations and to protect the Citizens on the Shores,
and the Bay Trade. Should you not be provided with every Thing
necessary for a Cruize, you will leave an Account of the Articles
wanted, and they shall be sent down to you by some safe Opportunity.
You will remain on the Cruize 'til the Expiration of the Time your
Men are engaged for, unless sooner recalled, and transmit us an
Account of your Transactions by every Opportunity.

Liber No. 78
p. 379

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