Council met at Baltimore Committee of Baltimore requested to furnish a Chart of the Northeast Branch of Patapsco River, from Whetstone Point

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Baltimore Town, Monday, January 29, 1776.

Council met. Present the same Members as on Tuesday last.

Mr˙ George Ranken transmits to the Council a list of the Record Books in the Secretary' s Office, which was ordered to be entered.

Mr˙ Vallette transmits to the Council a list of the Record Books in the Prerogative Office, which was ordered to be entered.

The Journal of the Proceedings of the Convention was read.

The Council requested of Mr˙ Samuel Purviance, Chairman of the Committee of Observation of Baltimore Town,

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that said Committee would furnish them with a Chart of the Northeast branch of Patapsco River, from Whetstone Point; also the soundings or depth of the water between that Point and Gorsuch' s Point; also a plan of fortification and chevaux-de-frise, or other obstructions, to be placed in the River, together with an estimate of the expense.

The Council adjourns till ten o' clock, to-morrow morning.