Committee to prepare a Chart of the mouth of the Severn


Sunday, January 21, 1776.

Council met. Present the same Members as yesterday, except Mr˙ Rumsey.

Resolved, That Mr˙ Lancelot Jacques, Charles Wallace, William Hyde, Allen Quynn, James Brice, William Whetcroft, and Beriah Maybury, or any three of them, be requested to make a Chart of the Land and Water at the mouth of this River, specifying the width and depth of the Channel between Horn-Point and Greenbury' s Point, and some distance without and within the same.

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

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Western-Shore pay


to Captain Patrick Sim one hundred and twenty Pounds, for subsist and advance money for his Recruits.

Ordered, That a copy of the Resolves of the late Convention relating to the emission of Bills of Credit, be enclosed in a Letter (No˙ 2) to the Deputies of this Province in Congress.

Council adjourns till to-morrow morning, half past nine o' clock.

Monday, January 22, 1776.