By the House of Delegates, Decr 31st. 1807.
Resolved, that at the present moment, when the peace of the United States is threatned by the European powers, it essentially becomes the duty of the General Assembly of Maryland to provide for the protection of its Citizens, Resolved that Mr. Dorsey Mr Winder Mr Bruce Mr Mitchell and Mr. Little, be a Committee to enquire and report to this house with all possible dispatch, whether any and what quantity of Muskets and other Military Stores, Can be procured by purchase, for the use of the States and the price thereof.
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Jn. Brewer Clk Ho Del
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.