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Queen Anne' s


Sundry Remonstrances and Petitions from the Fifth and Twentieth Battalions of Militia, in Queen Anne' s County, were read, and ordered to lie on the table.


The Convention took into consideration the Proceedings of the Committee of Observation for Calvert County, in the case of James Weems; and it appearing that the facts stated in the said Weems' s Letter to the said Committee, on the 26th day of February last, are true,

Resolved, That the said James Weems was not guilty of a breach of the resolve of Congress, referred to in the Proceedings of the said Committee, and that the said Committee erred in the determination by them made.

A Petition from the Officers and Privates thereunto subscribed, of a Company of Militia in Linganore, in the Middle District of Frederick County, against their Captain, Basil Dorsey, was read, and ordered to lie on the table.

The Order of the Day, for taking into consideration the late intercepted Letters to Governour Eden, the Proceedings of the Continental Congress, and of the Council of Safety of this Province thereupon, being read,

Ordered, That the same be referred for further consideration till to-morrow.

Convention adjourns till to-morrow morning, nine o' clock.