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Order of the Privy Council of Great Britain concerning ordnance and military stores for North Carolina
Great Britain. Privy Council
July 07, 1756
Volume 05, Pages 593-594

[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 12. C. 108.]


At the Court at Kensington the 7th day of July 1756.

Present the Kings Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a report from the right Honorable the Lords of the Committee of Council for Plantation Affairs

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dated the 24th of last month upon an Application made by the Governor of North Carolina for a supply of twenty or thirty Barrels of Gunpowder and a proportionable quantity of Ball to be sent thither. His Majesty taking the said report into consideration was pleased with the advice of His Privy Council to approve of what is therein proposed and accordingly to order as it is hereby ordered that the proportion of Gunpowder Ball & Flints contained in the Paper hereunto annexed the expense whereof as estimated by the Board of Ordnance amounts to £213 0s 9d be forthwith sent to the said Province of North Carolina and that the same be made an article in the next Estimate that shall be prepared by the said Board of Ordnance to be laid before the Parliament—And his Grace the Duke of Marlborough Master General of the Ordnance is to cause the necessary directions to be given herein accordingly.

A true Copy.

W. SHARPE.

Estimate of the expence of Ammunition requested by Arthur Dobbs Esqre Govr of North Carolina for Defence of the said Province.
£
s.
d.
Corn'd Powder—Copper hooped Barrels—30.
129.
Musquet Shott—Tons bot.
2:19
61.
9.
Musquet Flints
4000.
Fine Paper for making Cartridges, Rheams.
12½.
Freight and Incidents
23.
£213.
9.

Office of Ordnance 31st May 1755.