From the Board of Trade
[Williamsburg] 29 Oct. 1779. The salary of Mr. James Warren, assistant in the agent’s office, has never been fixed. Forty pounds per annum, payable in tobacco at twenty shillings per hundred, seems an ample compensation. Signed by Ambler and Rose.
RC (CSmH); 1 p.; TJ’s reply of the same date, q.v., is written on the lower portion of the page.