To Vanbibber

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MARYLAND COUNCIL OF SAFETY TO MESSRS˙ VANBIBBER
AND HARRISON.

[No˙ 63.] Annapolis, July 6, 1776.

SIRS: Enclosed you have bill of lading and invoice of sundries, shipped on account of this Province, in the John, Captain ....., amounting to £ ...., which you will dispose of to the best advantage.

Captain Martin is arrived with the needful, and your orders in his favour shall be paid at sight. The brig is immediately to return to you. The articles we most want, you have a list of enclosed.

Your letters of May 21st, Mr˙ B˙ H˙, 15th June, we have not time to answer, particularly at this time, being much hurried by military preparations, and shall say that we are well pleased with everything you have done, and shall give you every support in our power.

We are, &c.

To Messrs˙ Vanbibber and Harrison.