February 17

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Saturday, February 17, 1776.

Council met. Present as yesterday, except Mr˙ Carroll.

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Western-Shore, pay to Mr˙ Charles Wallace fifteen hundred Pounds; and that the Treasurer of the Eastern-Shore pay him five hundred. Pounds, to be applied occasionally towards discharging the pay of the forces of this Province.

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Western-Shore pay to Captain Peter Adams two hundred Pounds, for subsist and advance money for his Recruits.

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Eastern-Shore pay to Captain Thomas Woolford one hundred and fifty Pounds, for the purposes mentioned in the above order.

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Western-Shore pay to Captain George Stricker four hundred and thirty-two Pounds sixteen Shillings, for subsist money, and to purchase Rifles, for the use of his Company of Light Infantry.

Mr˙ Nicholas Harwood, one of the Clerks of the Loan Office, delivered to the Council a copy of the names of the principals and securities, and also the sums due on Bonds in sterling, in the Loan Office; which was ordered to be filed.

Adjourned till three o' clock, and met according to adjournment.

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Western-Shore pay to Mr˙ John Bullen sixteen Pounds, for carting the Records.

Adjourned till Monday morning, ten o' clock.