From William Shirley, Junior
MS not found; extract printed in Votes and Proceedings of the House of Representatives, 1754–1755 (Philadelphia, 1755), p. 175.
May 14, 1755
Two sentences from this unlocated letter are printed in the Pennsylvania Assembly’s reply, Sept. 29, 1755, to Governor Morris’ charge, September 24, that the Assembly had done little to support Braddock’s expedition (see below, p. 207).9
9. On the same day Shirley wrote Governor Morris that BF had “been of the greatest Service in procuring Horses and Waggons for the Forces. He has already done much, but we are oblig’d to have recourse to him for further Assistance,” which was the matter of forage. ALS, Yale Univ. Lib.