This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...a lieutenant colonel in the service of the United States, and that his pay commence from the date of the said agreement. 1This ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...a lieutenant colonel in the service of the United States, and that his pay commence from the date of the said agreement. 1This memorial is in the Papers of the Continental Congress, No. 78, XI, folio 191. The Committee on the Treasury brought in a report, which was taken into consideration; Whereupon, Resolved, That in lieu of the advance ordered on the 12 instant to be made to Dr. William Shippen, director general of the hospitals, an order be drawn on the loan officer of Connecticut, in his favour, for 8,000 dollars, for which the said Dr. Shippen is to be accountable.1 In consequence of an adjustment by the commissioners of claims, the auditor general reports, That there is due to Captain Jacob Fauns, Fantz of Lieutenant Colonel John Lawrence's batallion of the flying camp, for subsistence of the recruits of his company while recruiting, from the 27 August, to 20th September, 1776, the sum of 56 37/90 dollars: That there is due to James Aitken, his pay and rations as chaplain to the 4th North Carolina regiment, from the 1 July to the 14 August, being one month and an half, at 41 l/3d dollars per month; also, an allowance of 2 dollars per day for 30 days, allowed him for his expences returning to North Carolina, the sum of 122 dollars:2 Ordered, That the said accounts be paid. Congress took into consideration the report of the Board of War of the 2d and 3d instant;3 Whereupon, The Board taking into their Consideration the great scarcity of Salt and the large quantities that will be necessary for the supply of the Beferred to Army, the improbability that too much can be imported, thi-committee and the Certainty that what may not be wanted for the use of commerce Qj rmv wjjj jjg yery acceptable and may very well be disposed of to the good people...Read Less
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