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The Board of trade are requested to direct that Major Martin be furnished at the big island with 1000℔ iron 100℔ Steel and a Set of Smiths Tools for the Cherokee nation. Also 100 Gallons of good Whiskey or rum. A Copy Tr ( Vi ). See also TJ to Board of Trade, 30 Oct. 1779 .
[ Williamsburg, 6? Apr. 1780 . Minute in the Board of Trade Journal ( Vi ) under date of 6 Apr.: “In compliance with Instructions from the Executive Ordered that the Agent be directed to pay Doctr. McClurg the sum of nineteen hundred and eighty Pounds for Mr. Rutledges Draught on the Governor of South Carolina which draught must be remitted to Maurice Simonds, Esqr. of Charles Town to be...
[Williamsburg, 7? Apr. 1780. Minute in Board of Trade Journal ( Vi ) under date of 7 Apr.: “In compliance with a requisition from the Executive Ordered that the Agent replace a Hogshead of Rum borrowed of Mr. Roe Cooper for the use of the Garrison at Hampton or make such other Satisfaction as may be agreed on.” TJ’s requisition not located.]
If the board of trade will be pleased to resolve on the quantity of tobacco they think necessary to be purchased I will submit their resolution to the council, and make no doubt they will approve of it, as it seems to be their disposition to leave the board of trade very much to their own discretion. RC ( CSmH ); written on leaf attached to Board of Trade to TJ, 29 June 1779 ; Tr in Minutes of...
The Board approves of the allowance to Mr. Moss of thirty five hundred Pounds for his trouble and expences. Tr in Board of Trade Journal ( Vi ). See Board of Trade to TJ, 22 Mch. 1780 .
The Board are of Opinion that exorbitant as the Price is these Articles must be bought to complete the cloathing which will authorize us to march Buford’s Battalion out of the State. A few day’s subsistence and pay (if detained for want of Shirts) will exceed the price demanded. Tr in Board of Trade Journal ( Vi ).
[ Williamsburg ] 14 July 1779 . Upon consideration of the want of necessary supplies, it is proposed to offer Hunter & Co. “77 ½ for 1. for such Goods as will suit the State payable in Tobacco at the Market Price.” Signed by Whiting, Ambler, and Rose. Countersigned: “In council July 16. 1779. Disapproved of, the price being thought too exorbitant. Th: Jefferson.” RC ( CSmH ); 1 p. See Board of...
It has become necessary to advance an additional Sum of Money to Mr. Lindsay. The Board of Trade will therefore be pleased to issue a further Warrant in his favour for Six Hundred Pounds on Account. I am Sir with much respect Your most obedt. humble servt., RC ( Vi ). Addressed in another hand: “To the Honble Commissioners of the Board of trade.”
The Board of Trade will be pleased to direct their Agent to State an account in his Books with Colo. Legras, Major Lintot and Mr. Anthy Gamilin, charging them therein with the Money. Tobacco, or other things they have received from the State in part of their Demands, the same with Mr. Nathan. Tr in Board of Trade Journal ( Vi ).
[ Williamsburg ] 13 Dec. 1779 . Order to carry into execution a resolution of the Assembly of 8 Dec., empowering the governor to contract for clothing and provisions for the slaves and tradesmen at the Westham foundry. Tr of executive order and enclosed resolution in Board of Trade Journal ( Vi ); 1 p.; printed in Official Letters Official Letters of the Governors of the State of Virginia ,...