Ordered, That Mr President do sign and issue Commissions appointing Ezekiel Polk Esq, to be Captain, and Samuel Watson and William Polk, to be Lieutenants of a Company of Volunteer Rangers.
Commissions were accordingly made out for the said Officers, signed, and dated the 3rd instant in the form following.
South Carolina—In Provincial Congress.
To Edward Blake Esq: You are hereby nominated and appointed Captain of a Company of volunteer Rangers in the service of this Colony, subject to the orders of Congress, and in their recess to the Council of Safety.
This commission to continue during pleasure.
Dated in Congress November 3d, 1775.
By order of CongressWILLIAM HENRY DRAYTON, President.