To Colonel Charles Stewart1
[Fredericksburg, New York, November 18, 1778]
His Excellency desires to know the number of rations issued daily to the Park of Artillery including officers and all others. I am Sir
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Aide de Camp
Novr 18 1778
The Commissary General of Issues
1. ALS, sold by Kenneth W. Rendell, Kingston Galleries, Inc., Somerville, Massachusetts, 1965, facsimile on cover of Catalogue 18, Item 77; ALS, dated November 10, 1776, sold by Patrick Madigan, New York City, 1914, New Series 2, Item C9175.
Stewart, a resident of New Jersey, was commissary general of issues from June 18, 1777, to July, 1782.