Feburary 12


Monday, February 12, 1776.

Council met. Present as on Saturday.

Commissions issued to Moses Lecompt, Jun˙, appointed First Lieutenant of Captain Joseph Robson' s Minute Company in Dorchester County, in the room of Henry Keene, who resigned, and to Matthias Traverse, Second Lieutenant of same Company.

A Letter was received from Captain Joseph Robson, concerning said Commissioners, and answered.

Ordered, That a commissioned officer and two privates, of Captain William Hyde' s Company, guard the Records from the City of Annapolis.

And further Ordered, That a commissioned officer and two privates

Mr˙ Richard Ridgely was appointed Assistant Clerk to the Council of Safety, and qualified before Mr˙ Jenifer by taking the oath prescribed by the Convention.

Adjourned till next day, ten o' clock.



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