To the Auditors
May. 1. 1781.
Wm. Brackenridge came express from Botetourt on necessary public business and was detained in Richmond three days.
|380 miles @ 2℔ Tobo is 780 Tobo. @ £75||£585|
|Expences 3 days in Richmond|
RC (Contingent Fund Vouchers, Vi); endorsed: “16 June 1781. Wm. Brackenridge £768 Contingent.” TJ’s orders to the auditors are written on the verso of a memorandum of George Skillern, county lieutenant, stating that Brackenridge “thinks he ought to be paid for thirteen Days as he found a horse and boar his own Expences” and that “the wether was bad and waters high.”