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Estimates by Joseph Green concerning supplies for the Continental Army
Green, Joseph
July 19, 1780
Volume 15, Page 5

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ESTIMATE BY COMM'Y JOSEPH GREEN OF REQUIREMENTS OF THE COM'Y DEPARTMENT, VIZ:
10,000 Rations Beef is 15,000 ℔s
@ 20 pen
15,000
10,000—Do—flour is—10,000
30 sh
15,000
10,000—Do—Rum—10,000 gills,
40 “
20,000
Sugar, Tea, Coffee, wine, &c., for Hospitals
1,000
10 PCt. loss in Issuing on the above
5,000
56,100
Money to lay in 90 days, rations at above rates,
5,049,000

That I be at liberty to raise four Companies Light horse, to consist of twenty-five men Each, Officered with one Capt. & one Lieutenant. To be entitled to the same pay & Rations, and To Serve the same term of time & be under the same rules & Regulations as the Militia Light Horse in this State.

That Col. Long be directed to furnish me with swords for the above men as soon as possible.

That I be at Liberty to Purchase forty waggons and Teams for the use of my Department, or Col. Long be directed to furnish me with the number.

JOSEPH GREEN.

July 19th, 1780.