Letter from Joshua Potts to Jethro Sumner
Volume 16, Page 507
CAPT. J. POTTS TO BRIG. GEN. SUMNER.
Halifax, February 9th, 1782.
Enclosed Certificates of Robert Hightower, I return you, not having money to satisfy the same, & if had all such claims ought to come before the Board of Auditors for the District.
I herewith send your Waggons by Len Thomas, also your Red Cloth & one pair Shoes.
I have this Day sent off the following Stores for the use of your Brigade in the Southern Army, vizt:
616 pair Soldiers Shoes.
24 ditto Officers ditto.
26 pair white Frize Overalls.
Some Cloathing found by classes of this County for your 12 months men.
2 Barrels Alum Salt, amount 7 Bushels, for the use of the Southern Army.