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Return by Robert Howe concerning the troops and supplies at Fort Johnston
Howe, Robert, 1732-1786
November 01, 1771
Volume 09, Pages 44-46

[B. P. R. O. Am. & W. Ind.: No. Carolina. Vol. 219.]

Copy of the Capt of Fort Johnston's Return of Officers and Men.
Return of Officers and Men in the Garrison of Fort Johnston November 1st 1771.
1 Captain.
1 Sergeant.
1 Corporal.
1 Gunner.
1 Drummer.
21 Rank and File.
ROBERT HOWE
Captain Commandt of Fort Johnston.

Return of Artillery & Stores at Fort Johnston Novembr 1st 1771.
Fit for Service.
Want Repair.
Unfit for Service.
Iron Ordnance
18 pounders
11
9 pounders
16
½
17
Round Shot
18
1360
9
1530
½
1600
Cannon Powder
Barrels
8
Musquet do
7
Ladles with Staves
18 pounders
3
2
9
3
2
½
3
2
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Spunges with Staves and Rammers
18 pounders
3
4
9
4
3
Paper Cartridges
18 pounders
700
9
600
½
1600
Copper Powder Measures
18 pounders
2
9
2
½
1
Spare Ladle Staves
12
Aprons of Lead
Large
11
Small
16
Powder Horns
26
Priming Irons
42
Link Stock without Cock
7
Budge Barrels Copper Hooped
4
5
Hand Spikes
66
Crows of Iron 5½ feet
1
Handscrews large
2
Hair Cloths
0
Sheep skins dozens
0
Musquet Flints
100
Fine paper Reams
7
Spunge Jacks
0
Copper Nails for Ladles
0
Small hammers
0
Sling cart compleat
1
Triangle Gin complt with 2 Handspikes
1
Iron Gin Blocks
1
with Brass Shivers
1
Tared Marlin Skins
1
White Ropes of
5 Inches
0
0
Lanthorns
Muscovy
3
Tin
1
5
dark
1
2
Tunnels of Plate
0
Pick Axes helved
1
2
Shovels shod
5
Spades Heeld
1
3
Hand Bills
1
4
Hand Hatchets
1
3
1
Wheel Barrows
8
Hand Barrows
Match in Bundles pounds
250
ROBERT HOWE
Capt Commandt of Fort Johnston.

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Return of the Arms & Accoutrements at Fort Johnston Novbr 1st 1771.
Firelocks fit for service. Firelocks wanting Repair. Bayonets. Gun Barrels unfit for service. Cartouch Boxes. Sword Belts Slings. Halberts. Drums fit for service. Cutlasses fit for service. Cutlasses unfit for service.
15
17
9
37
10
10
7
3
1
8
43
ROBERT HOWE
Capt Commandt of Fort Johnston.