Registers and Clerks of the Provincial Court, and of Anne Arundel County, required to furnish a list of their Record Books, and to prepare for the removal of the Records

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Friday, January 19,1776.

The Council met. The same Members present as on yesterday, and also John Hall, Esquire, who was qualified before Mr˙ Jenifer by taking the oath prescribed by the Convention.

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Western-Shore pay to Mr˙ Archibald Buchanan seven hundred and eighty Pounds seven Shillings and four Pence, common money, being the balance of his Account with the Province, as per account filed.

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

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Western-Shore pay to Mr˙ Joseph Baxler one hundred and twenty Pounds, common money, for subsist and advance money, for the Company of Regular Forces to be raised by Captain Thomas Ewing.

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Western-Shore pay to Mr˙ Patrick Ewing one hundred and twenty Pounds, for subsist and advance money for Captain Nathaniel Ramsey' s Recruits.

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Western-Shore pay to Mr˙ Thomas Harwood and Mr˙ Thomas Goldsmith, thirty Pounds each, for subsist and advance money for Captain John Day Scott' s Recruits.

Instructions and Sailing Orders were given to Captain Robert Forsythe, of the Brig Sam, and to Captain Thomas Kell, of the Schooner Dolphin.

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