March 13

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Wednesday, March 13, 1776.

Council met. Present as yesterday.

Mr˙ Smyth attended,

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Western-Shore pay to the Committee of Observation for Harford County four hundred Pounds, currency, on account of the Minute Companies there.

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Western-Shore pay to Colonel Thomas Dorsey two hundred Pounds, currency, to be accounted for.

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Western-Shore pay to John Omensetter thirty Pounds, currency, on account of his contract with Mr˙ Alexander.

Copy of Letter No˙ 56 was sent to the Committee of Observation for Harford County.

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Western-Shore pay to Captain Rezin Beall the sum of three hundred Pounds, currency, on account, of his Company.

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Western-Shore pay to Charles Wallace, Esq˙, Paymaster, four thousand Pounds, currency, to be accounted for.

Adjourned till three o' clock, and met accordingly.

Mr˙ Carroll returned from Baltimore Town.

Mr˙ Joseph Marbury was appointed Quartermaster of the Battalion of Regular Troops.

Copy of Letter No˙ 57 was sent to the Committee of Safety of Virginia.

Adjourned till next day, nine o' clock.