I send you inclosed the £2.16. you paid for Seven Pairs Shoes for the Soldiers of the R. A. R. Whatever necessaries they may really want, of which you are the best Judge, you will please to let them have them, not exceeding their Pay & Arrears, and Send the amount thereof every month, which shall be paid.
I beg you will See if the Stores are in good order and repair, and if the Clercs and Store Keepers do their duty.
On His Majesty's Service.
To Lieut. Sumner Lieut in the Virginia Regiment Commanding at Fort Bedford.