George Washington Papers

Enclosure II, 16 April 1756

Enclosure II

[c.16 April 1756]

Present Establishment of the Virginia Regiment with the pay of each Officer &c.—

Pay per Day
1 Colonel £1. 10. 0
1 Lieutenant Colonel 17. 6
1 Major 15. 0
16 Captains 10. 0
16 Lieutenants 5. 0
16 Ensigns 4. 0
48 Serjeants 1. 4
48 Corporals 1. 0
16 Drums 10
848 Private Men & Bat Men 53 to a Compa. 8d.

The Establishment of a Company is

1 Captain @ 10/per Day amounts per Annum to £182. 10. 0
1 Lieutenant— 5/ 91. 5. 0
1 Ensign 4/ 73. 0. 0
3 Serjeants each 1/4 73. 0. 0
3 Corporals each 1/ 54. 15. 0
 
1 Drum 10d. 15. 4. 2
53 Private 8d. 644. 16. 8
1,134. 10. 10
15 Companies more at the same is 17,018. 2. 6
Field Officers Pay amounts to 1,131. 10. 0
Staff Officers Pay amounts to 292. 0. 0
Whole Regiment’s Pay per Annum £19,576. 3. 4

D, DLC:GW. This copy was made by George Mercer and retained in GW’s papers.

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