February 27


Tuesday, February 27, 1776.

Council met. Present as yesterday.

Ordered, That Mr˙ George Matthews and Captain Nathaniel Smith be appointed to prove the Cannon to be furnished by Messrs˙ Samuel and Daniel Hughes, for the use of the Province; and that the Committee of Observation for the Middle District of Frederick County deliver to Mr˙ Matthews and Captain Smith, or either of them, Powder sufficient for that purpose; the order of the 20th instant to Captain Fulford being superseded by reason of his necessary attendance here.

Adjourned till next day, ten o' clock.