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Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1781-1784
Volume 48, Page 384   View pdf image (33K)
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384 Journal and Correspondence.

March 17
Liber No. 78
p. 429

[B Stoddert Prest in Council to Mr Jos Mitchell Surveyor of
Worcester County]

We will mention the Gentleman you recommend as Deputy Sur-
veyor, to the Examiner General, who will send you his Approbation,
or Disapprobation


[B. Stoddert Prest in Council to Honble Intendant.]

We request you will deliver to Lieut Baker, as much of the course
Cloth, of which the enclosed is a Pattern, in the Hands of Mr Crisall,
as will make 20 Blankets.

March 18
Liber C. B.
No. 24
p. 395

Tuesday 18th March 1783.

Present His Excellency the Governor
Benjamin Stoddert, James Brice and John H Stone Esquires. —
The Intendant is requested to deliver as much of the Baize as will
make Blankets for the following Men at the Magazine Guard; Robert
Barrington, Nicholas McNemara, Patrick Conner, David Conner,
Thomas Weston, James Currin and Richard Wilkson. —
Agreed with Capt Olanger Delisle on the following Terms — to
Insure his Vessel the Schooner Venus against Capture — to pay him
and his Crew the Pay given to the Crews of the Barges, to find his
Vessel in Provisions, Liquor, Arms and Ammunition for the Cruise,
to pay him at the rate of forty pounds per Month and to repair any
Damages his Vessel may sustain in Action and in case of Capture
six hundred pounds specie to be paid for the Vessel. —
Whereas we are informed that Charles Riggs, Solomon Boon and
James Ingram who have lately entered as Seamen to serve on board
of the Armed Vessels of this State have run off and absconded or con-
cealed themselves on board of some of the Merchant Vessels in this
Harbour — You are therefore hereby authorized to go on board all
such Merchant Vessels to search for the said Men and to arrest and
detain such Vessels 'till search be made and to apprehend and bring
back such Seamen if found in such Vessels and for so doing this

p. 396

shall be your Authority. Given in Council at Annapolis this 18th
Day of March 1783. — Wm Paca. —
To Captain Sol. Frazier. —

March 18
Liber No. 78
p. 430

[Council to Captn John Lynn.]

In Addition to the two Barges which you were informed were
intended for an Enterprize down the Bay, we have hired a small
Schooner, which will delay the Cruize a Day or two. When the
Barges go down, Provisions shall be sent for your Men; mean Time
we hope you will not be in Want.

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