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of the city will apply; and the Adjutant-General is instructed to superintend and arrange all the details of the operation.
Governor to John M. Forbes, Buy the Pembroke on the best terms possible, letting the merchants or coast-guard company put in such part of the cost as you can arrange.
She must be armed and fitted with all ps and stores, and, when not so used, as a coastguard or despatch vessels.
These vessels were immediately purchased,—the Cambridge at a cost of $75,000, and the Pembroke at $30,000. The outfit of the Cambridge cost $10,000. The Council also ordered, that the Governor, with the advice of the Council, employ John M. Forbes, Esq., tclaim which our State has for consideration from what she has done and what she is doing; and I am sure Mr. Welles feels personally friendly to our purpose.
The Pembroke I do not believe you can sell to either department, and think you had better put her freight charge, and make your plans for her future employment upon that supp