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To George Washington from Charles Stewart, 1 June 1780

1 June 1780

Return of Stores on hand at the Magazine Morris Town N.J. the 1st June 1780

Barrels Indian Meal Indian Corn Pork Salt Beef
On hand: 1105 300 20 166 13

Dry’d Beef Fish Gammon Clams Salt
16 23 3 6 70

Hhds Tierces Firkins Blls
Beans Rum Vinegar Butter Damag’d Meat
15 6 4 15 20

The above return with about One hundred Cattle received to day will furnish the Troops in Camp and General Maxwells Brigade with Twenty two days Bread & Eight days Meat at One pound of Beef per ration. If your Excellency thinks it proper the ration may be made up to a pound from the first of June and continued at that rate. And the deficiencys in May be settled in Each Brigade and the Army paid for such deficienceys If this is agreeable to Your Excellency I presume it will be best to insert it in General Orders. I am Your Excellencys most Obedient Serv.

Cha. Stewart

DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.

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