From the Board of Trade
[Williamsburg] 19 Oct. 1779. Fifteen hundred additional hogsheads of tobacco have been purchased before a further rise in price, because it is feared that within a year goods may not be purchased for money. Signed by Ambler and Rose. Countersigned: “In Council Oct. 19. 1779. Approved. Th: Jefferson.”
RC (CSmH); 1 p.