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    • Jefferson, Thomas
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    • Browne, John
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As the time for receiving the specific tax is approaching, you will be pleased to instruct your deputies in the several Counties to receive all the articles except the tobacco and to apply them to the general purposes of the Commissary’s and Quarter Master’s departments. I inclose you orders on the Commissioners and Commissaries of the specific tax of the several counties to authorize your...
Mr. Samuel Smith at Baltimore has at that place a quantity of flour belonging to this State. He offers 75 Barrels at Port Royal in the hands of Lindsay and Johnson in exchange for so much and to procure more there in further exchange; as it is more convenient to us at Port Royal than Baltimore you will be pleased to take Measures for having it received on Account of the State. I am &c., FC ( Vi ).
You will be pleased to provide in the neighbourhood of New Castle flour and stalled beef for 50,000 rations to be applied to no use but on my special order that these are meant to be applied. The beef must be kept ready for Slaughter at the Shortest warning. FC ( Vi ). The proceedings of Council this day explain this order; the rations were to be gathered “in case of any french forces coming...
New London, Staunton, Winchester, and Fredericksburg being appointed as places of rendezvous for the new Levies, if you have not Deputies already at those Posts, or in the Counties, you will be pleased to appoint them with instructions to furnish the Recruits with Provisions during their stay at the Rendezvous, and on their march from it. The Bearers hereof are going to Winchester to receive...
I have last night received such a representation of the condition the Southern Army, is like to be in, for want of provisions as to give serious apprehensions, that it may be obliged to retire into this State, and of course to draw the Southern enemy into it. It therefore becomes absolutely necessary that whatever pork can be procured, should be laid in on the Roanoke, and that the forces and...
The inclosed Letter will inform you what measures have been taken for procuring a proper Stock of Flower for the ensuing Year. It contains a List of the Counties on which we called for Flower and the Quantity from each County. You will be pleased to take measures for raising it [for] use to fifteen thousand Barrels by calling on the Commissioners of such other Counties as you think proper or...
In my letter of this date directing the immediate appointment of your deputies in each County I omitted to desire you to instruct them to give notice without delay to the Court of their County of the place within their County at which they will receive the waggon team and other appendages provided by the Act for supplying the army with clothes, provisions and waggons: which waggon team and...
It is represented to the Board that the inhabitants of Chesterfield have been very peculiarly distressed by Impresses of Provision made in the ordinary Proportion by your Agents while they in a great measure have the additional burthen of supporting the post at their Courthouse. You will be pleased to attend to this and see that the burthen of furnishing provisions to be laid as equally as...