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Memorandum concerning supplies for the North Carolina Militia
No Author
June 1771
Volume 08, Pages 620-621

[From MS. Records in the Office of Secretary of State.]

Supplies for Tryon's Army.

Invoice of 28 Barrls of flour Recd from Sandy Creek, Ready Fork & Haw River in Extreem Bad order & of four Sheep brought in by Gilbert Strayhorn, which was lost out of ye Pasture ye next night.


19th June 1771.


Camp Near Hillsborough 10th June 1771.

Invoice Jno Robinson, Inhabitants of Haw River, Simpsons Mill: 15 Head of Cattle, 4cwt. 2qrs. 5lba. Flour, 20 Bushels unsifted Indian Meal, 49½ Corn—

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—— 19th June.

Invoice Charles Crawford, Inhabitants of —— : 10 Head of Cattle, 12 Hd do by Chas Colwell, 60 Bushels sifted meal.


20th June 1771.

Invoice William Hosset, Cane Creek: 30 Barrels flour, also 33 Head of Cattle Branded with the Kings Brand.

Middle Settlement of Haw River: 4 Head of Cattle.

Sundrys delivered New Hanover Troops under Colo. Ashe—Vizt: 8 Barrels flour, supposed 16 cwt.


24th June 1771.

14 Head of Cattle ——