Agreement with Hugh Young, for the importation of Salt

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Saturday, March 2, 1776.

Council met. Present as yesterday.

Commission issued to Lilburn Williams, appointed Third Lieutenant of Captain Thomas Fulford' s Independent Company.

Resolved, That Major Gist be empowered to contract for fifty Camp-Kettles, and as many Hats as may be necessary for the Battalion, not exceeding seven Shillings each.

Mr˙ Hugh Young agreed with the Council to load the Schooner Peggy with country produce, and in return to import Salt, agreeable to a resolution of Congress.

Doctor Charles Frederick Weisenthal was appointed Surgeon of the Battalion.

Commission issued to George Welch, appointed Ensign of Captain John Coxe' s Company of Militia in Baltimore County, in the room of David McClellan, who removed out of the Province.

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Western-Shore pay to Mr˙ David Grant six Pounds fifteen Shillings, for the use of his room and Doorkeeper.

Ordered, That the said Treasurer pay to Mr˙ William Lux one thousand Pounds, currency, on account of the Ship Defence.

Adjourned to the City of Annapolis, till Monday next.