July 5,Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to the Committee for Dorchester County, with lead for the use of the County

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MARYLAND COUNCIL OF SAFETY TO DORCHESTER COUNTY COMMITTEE OF OBSERVATION.

[No˙ 58.] Annapolis, July 5, 1776.

GENTLEMEN: We have sent by a boat belonging to Mr˙ William Acres, of Talbot County, opposite to Cambridge, two hundred and fifty weight lead, for your County. The skipper has engaged to deliver it at Cambridge to you. We shall send some more over by General Chamberlaine, to be lodged at Talbot Court-House, for the use of your Shore. In case you should be in want hereafter be pleased to apply to him.

We are, &c.

To the Committee of Observation for Dorchester County.