Letter from the Maryland Council of Safety to Daniel and Samuel Hughes: Annapolis is to be fortified immediately, and they are desired to send as many of the eighteen and nine-pounders as they have made

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MARYLAND COUNCIL OF SAFETY TO MESSRS˙ DANIEL AND
SAMUEL HUGHES.

[No˙ 59.] Annapolis, July 5, 1776.

GENTLEMEN: The Convention have directed the Council of Safety to fortify Annapolis immediately. This cannot be done without you comply with your contract with the Province, or as much thereof as you possibly can; you will, therefore, be pleased to send as many of the eighteen and nine-pounders to Baltimore as may be in your power.

We are, &c.

To Messrs˙ Daniel and Samuel Hughes.