To John Boush and Nicholas Payne
Richmond April 14th. 1781
William Parker Esqr. Treasurer of South Carolina may probably have occasion for one or more waggons to carry the Papers and Packages of his office to such Place as he may find most convenient. You will be pleased to furnish him accordingly with such waggons as he shall have occasion for, hiring them if practicable and if not then impressing them. You will settle with the Owners for their hire debiting the Continent therewith and taking a proper Certificate from Mr. Parker to vouch the Charge. I am &c,
FC (Vi). At head of text: “Mr John Boush & Nicholas Payne Commissioners of Brunswic & Spotsylvania.” From the salutation it is clear that separate letters were sent.