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War Office [ Richmond ], 23 Feb. 1781. Encloses two accounts for the expenses of Capt. Sansum in collecting and bringing over eighteen-month men from the Eastern Shore. As Sansum’s authority was derived from Col. Webb, Muter does not know how to act in his case, especially since other officers have been and are now employed in collecting those men and deserters in that region, “in consequence...
It is the opinion of the board that Mr. Anderson continue to discharge the Duties of Keeper of the public arms till further order shall be taken therein for which the board will allow him proper compensation. Tr in War Office Letter Book ( MiU-C ). At head of text: “In answer to Colo Muters Lr. of Nov. 2d. 1780”; Muter’s letter has not been found.
[ Richmond, 2 Mch. 1781 . Minute in War Office Journal (Vi) under this date: “Letter from the Governor desiring a return of the State Artillery Regiment, as well as of the 1st. and 2d. State Regiment, and State Garrison Regiment.” Not located.]
The Board are of opinion that Lieutenant Bryant shoud be allowed ten dollars a day for performing the duty of a Provost Marshall. Tr in Board of War Letter Book ( MiU-C ). The following words appear at the head of text: “The following returned to Colo. Muter commissioner of the War office, in answer to his Letter of August 28. 1780” (not found).
[ Richmond, 27 Feb. 1781 . War Office Journal (Vi) contains the following entry under this date: “Note from the Council of Col. Syme’s undertaking to have 50 muskets repaired which are in Hanover County; and the said note was delivered to the Commissary of military Stores.” Not located.]
[ Richmond, 6 Mch. 1781 . Minute in the War Office Journal (Vi) under this date: “A letter to the Governor inclosing a Morning Return of the State Garrison Regiment, Stationed at Richmond, and inquiring if the orders for powder from below shall be obeyed in their fullest extent, or first submitted to his Excellency.” Another minute of the same date: “The Governor’s answer respecting the...
[ Richmond, 6? Feb. 1781. War Office Journal (Vi) has the following entry under 6 Feb.: “Letter, from the Governor, enquiring what Camp Kettles were brought from Fredericksburg and how disposed off: whether the Waggons have returned that went for leather, and if Cartouch boxes were making.” Not located.]
Whenever Capt. [Windsor] Brown wants a horse to ride on duty, Colo. Muter will be pleased to give him an order on the Quarter master for a public horse. RC ( Vi ); endorsed: “Note from the Govr. to furnish Cap. Browne with a horse 28 Feb.” A minute in the War Office Journal ( Vi ) recording receipt of this letter on 28 Feb. 1781 confirms the recipient and date here assigned.
[ Richmond ] 20 Jan. 1781. Encloses list of supplies for Capt. Read’s troop which cannot be furnished by the quartermaster. Read “thinks he can procure the necessarys more readily and on cheaper terms in Maryland … clear of the expence of transportation.” Suggests giving Read permission to purchase there and furnishing him with money. Countersigned: “In Council Jan. 20. 1781. An estimate being...
War Office [ Richmond ], 28 Feb. 1781 . Five covers were ordered to be got ready for use on wagons removing the powder to Point of Fork. Mr. Rose says no canvas is to be had except some that was lodged with him for the use of the fleet, which he will not give up without express orders from TJ. Answer follows: “This canvas must not be diverted to any other use, Mr. Armistead should look out for...