Feb.1, Committees of Observation for Frederick County requested to collect all the publick Arms in their respective Districts Rations for the Marines in the service of the Province

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Ordered, That the Committees of Observation for Frederick County be requested to collect all the publick Arms in their respective Districts; and where any of them have been delivered into the hands of individuals out of repair, and have been put into good order and made fit for service by them at their own expense, that the said Committees respectively transmit an account of the same to the Council of Safety, with the necessary expenses incurred, that such individuals may be reimbursed out of the publick Treasury, unless otherwise agreed at the time of such delivery; also to attend particularly to those Arms which are still out of repair, and to have them put into good order as soon as possible; and, as early as they conveniently can, to furnish the Council with a state of the whole.

Ordered, That copies of the above Order be sent to the Committees of Observation for the several Districts of Frederick County respectively.

Resolved, That the Rations for the Marines in the service of this Province be according as is expressed in the following table, to wit:

Sunday: 1 lb˙ Bread, 1 lb˙ Beef, 1 lb˙ Turnips, 1 lb˙ Potatoes, 1 Ib˙ Onions per week.

Monday: 1 lb˙ Bread, 1 lb˙ Pork, 1/2 pint Peas, 4 oz˙ Cheese.

Tuesday: 1 lb˙ Bread, 1 lb˙ Beef, and Pudding.

Wednesday: 1 lb˙ Bread, 1 lb˙ Pork, 1/2 pint Rice, 2 oz˙ Butter, 4 oz˙ Cheese.

Thursday: 1 lb. Bread, 1 lb˙ Pork, 1/2 pint Peas.

Friday:1 lb˙ Bread, 1 lb˙ Beef, and Pudding.

Saturday: 1 Ib˙ Bread, 1 lb˙ Pork, 1/2 pint Peas, 4 oz˙ Cheese.

Half a pint of Rum per man per day, and discretionary allowance for particular occasions — such as action, extra duty, and the like. Three pints of Vinegar for six men per week.

Council adjourned till next day, ten o' clock.