Archives of Maryland, Volume 16
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 Excerpt: ...imported in Conway, as well as that brought in by your Sloop, is for this State, we shall be obliged to you to send 150 Barrels to George Town to be delivered to Mr Richard Thompson who will receive and forward it to Frederick, but, if Conway's Importation is not for us, the Boat which we shall send may as well bring the 125 as the 100 only. Cap' Kilty thinks the Lydia had better be run up to the Point, her Sails unbent and only a Couple of Hands kept to take Care of her: it is all uncertain; if you think so and she is at a very heavy certain Expence, we have directed the Captain to do so, we wish you to advise as you may think will probably turn out best. The Assembly have not yet told us that we may fit Conway for a Cruise, we expect they will. Col0 Hooe. We are &" B. Tuesday June 24'h 1777. Present as on yesterday. Captain Polk complains that three of his men, Charles Maccarthy, Carpenter, John Macoitty and William Burridge, are on board the Defence and detained from him, if they are there you are to bring them immediately before this Board. To the Officer commanding on board the Defence Ordered That the Commissary of Provisions at Annapolis deliver to Nath1 Bond five thousand pound Bread for the Ship Defence That the Western shore Treasurer pay to Hugh Walker of Virg One hundred and four pounds four Shilling and seven pence Am' of Acc' That the Commissary of Stores deliver to Capt: Campbell seventy hats and one hundred and ten Shirts for his Company. Capt King, You will proceed in the Plater to Bladensburgh, and there receive of Mr Lowndes what Cordage he may have for the Xebeck at Stephen Stewards, the Cordage you will Lodge at Mr Stewards in your way up. You will also in your way to Bladensburgh call on Mr Hooe at Alexandria, & Let him c....
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