Agreement with James Hutchings, for the importation of Salt

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Thursday, February 29, 1776.

Council met. Present as yesterday.

Mr˙ James Hutchings agreed with the Council to load the Schooner Fanny, James Carmichael master, with country produce, for the importation of Salt, agreeable to a resolve of Congress.

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Western-Shore pay to Doctor Alexander Stenhouse four hundred and thirty-eight Pounds three Shillings and two Pence, for Medicines purchased of him by the Council of Safety for the use of the forces of this Province.

Ordered, That the said Treasurer pay to Messrs˙ Daniel and John McHenry four hundred and twenty-three Pounds three Shillings and six Pence, for four thousand and sixty-two and a half yards of Osnaburghs, purchased of them for the use of the regular Troops of this Province.

Ordered, That Messrs˙ Daniel and John McHenry deliver to Major Gist four thousand and sixty-two and a half yards of Osnaburghs, purchased of them by the Council of Safety.

Ordered, That Messrs˙ Robert and Samuel Purviance deliver to Major Gist all the Canvass now in their possession, purchased of Monsieur Jugé, for Tents, by the late

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Convention; and that he procure the same to be immediately made up.

Adjourned till next day, ten o' clock.