I have Inclosed your Excellency a return of Stores Impressed for the Continental troops of this State, agreeable to the orders of his Excellency Govr. Nash & Council. If there should be more Coffee & Sugar wanting, I can purchase it in this part of the Country for the State. A part of the Stores is sent to Colo. Long’s, and the remainder will be sent there in a few days.
I have been oblige to send Expresses, &c., in Collecting the 12 Months drafts from the Edenton District. Some Expenses in geting the Public Stores to one place and Storage Since they have been Impressed. I should be much oblige to your Excellency to grant me a warrant for Twenty-five Thousand Dollars, for the above expenses, and I will Settle with the Assembly for the same. I have sent by the bearer my Bond with Security for the money.