[Fort Loudoun, c.15 June 1758]
|Lieut. Colo. Stephens to receive||£ 42.|
|Capt. W. Steuart||24.10.|
|Each Compy allow’d 2 horses to Carry the men’s Tents the 5 Compys 10 horses @ 7.10 Is||75.|
280.19 Sterg is a 25 Ct Excha. £351.3.9 Virga Curry.
Fort Loudoun 15th June 1758. Then Receivd from Colo. G. Washington the above Sum of Three hundred and fifty one pounds three Shillings and nine pence to carry to Lieutt Colo. Stephen in Pensylvania.
|Ensign Lawson omitted in the above||£9.11.7|
Recd the above Sum of Nine pounds Eleven and Seven pence also, to be deliverd as above.
D, DLC:GW. The listing of officers with their pay is in an unknown hand. GW wrote the two receipts signed by John Field.
1. Lieutenants George Weedon and Leonard Price joined the Virginia Regiment as ensigns when it was formed in September 1755, and both remained in the regiment until the end of the war. The other officers listed here are identified elsewhere in this volume; fuller identification of these and most of the rest of the officers of the 1st Virginia Regiment may be found in earlier volumes of Papers, Colonial Series description begins W. W. Abbot et al., eds. The Papers of George Washington, Colonial Series. 10 vols. Charlottesville, Va., 1983–95. description ends .
2. John Field, who served in 1756 on the Virginia frontier as a captain in the Culpeper County militia, was now captain of the 1st company of artificers in the 2d Virginia Regiment. He and his company marched to Pennsylvania at the beginning of the month with the contingent of the 1st Virginia Regiment under Lt. Col. Adam Stephen.