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|
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.
DNA: RG 93—Manuscript File.