State of North Carolina
In the House of Commons 30 April 1778.
Resolved that it be recommended to the Delegates from this State to the Congress to procure the appointment of some person on Behalf of this State to purchase Whisky, Brandy or Rum and Coffee and Brown Sugar, and issue it to the North Carolina Continental Troops, so as that they shall have it in the same quantity and upon as reasonable Terms, as any Soldiers in the Continental Army; and that this State be debited for the expense and loss which may accrue by this measure.
Extract from the Journals.
[Endorsed] No. 12.