February 7

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Wednesday, February 7, 1776.

Council met. Present the same Members as yesterday.

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Western-Shore pay to Mr˙ John Gassaway thirty Pounds, currency, on account of Captain Nathaniel Rumsey' s Company.

Commission issued to Jacob Duvall, appointed Ensign of Captain John Macgill' s Company of Militia, in Prince George' s County.

Also, to Edward Norwood, appointed Captain, Samuel Godman, First Lieutenant, James Walker, Second Lieutenant, and Horatio Johnson, Ensign, of a Company of Militia in Anne Arundel County.

Also, to Elisha Riggs, appointed Captain, John Marriott, First Lieutenant; Joseph Walker, Jun˙, Second Lieutenant, and Horatio Johnson, Ensign, of a Company of Militia in said County.

Colonel Smallwood produced and delivered to the Council a copy of the Enrollment of Captain Thomas Ewing' s Company, of regular forces, which was examined with the original, and ordered to be filed.

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Western-Shore pay to Mr˙ Stephen West two hundred and fifty-nine Pounds nineteen Shillings and three Pence, for Powder and Lead purchased of him by the Convention.

Adjourned till next day, ten o' clock.