George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Captain Nicholson Broughton, 2 November 1775

From Captain Nicholson Broughton

[c.2 November 1775]


Out of the Phebe I took on Board my Vessel & Capta. Selmans being short of Provision

  • 2 barrels Pork
  • 1 Barrel Tobacco Containg 92 lb.
  • 3 Barrels Flour
  • C 1½ Bread

Nicholson Broughton

ALS, DLC:GW. Broughton appended a copy of his and John Selman’s undated orders instructing Sgt. Benjamin Doak to take the Phoebe to Beverly. For Doak’s arrival at Beverly, see William Bartlett to GW, 8 Nov. 1775.

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