From James Johnston
Auditors Office [Philadelphia] 12th Novr 1778
The rations as settled by Congress before the 10th June 1777 were rated a 8d. from that to the 31st Decemr at 10d. & the deficiences on those drawn at 4d. Rations were settled by a Board of Genl Officers about the 16: April 1777 but cannot asscertain the Rate, as there are no copy in this Office1—Your Hble Servt
1. See JCC description begins Worthington Chauncey Ford et al., eds. Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789. 34 vols. Washington, D.C., 1904–37. description ends , 5:780, 8:446; see also John Clark, Jr., and James Johnston to GW, 12 September.