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Invoice from Samuel Parsons for supplies for the Continental Army
Parsons, Samuel
October 18, 1781
Volume 19, Pages 879-880

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Invoice by Saml. Parsons, Contn. Agent on board the pacquit boat Industry, Capt. Lewis Busson, on Acct. and risque of the State of North Carolina by order of the Marquis De Bretigney, Agent of the said State and goes consigned to Messrs. Van Schelebeck, Mailhol & Co., Merchants in New Bern, Vizt.:

S.
N. C. No. 1. 1 Case containing 11 pss blue cloth, Vizt.:
No. 1    16¾
4522 16½
25   17
50   15½
2527 18½
2409 19
4633 17
6914 15¾
6701 15¾
6840 16½
6150 15½ 183¾ Ells @ 24.15
Levn.
£4547 16 3
Care and packing
24 15  
£4572 11 3
8 pss. scarlet Cloth.
6974 15¾
23   16½
78   16
6746 15¾
146  15¾
106  16¼
2492 18¼
4592 17¼ 132½
3 pss. blue
152  16¾
43   16¾
5    16  49½
182 Ells @ 24.15
£4504 10  
Care and packing
24 15  
£4529 5  
Carried over
£9101 16 3
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Amount brought forward
£9101 16  3
No. 3. 1 Case containing
10 pss. English blue serge 18½ Ells each is 185 Ells @ 12s
£2220 00 00
4 lb. Scotch thread @ 20s
80 00 00
28 lb. 124 doz white Common brown gn., &c.
36 doz white Common red gn., &c.
152 doz white Common blue.
Dozen 312 Shanes @60 s p doz
936 00 00
27 doz pair mens knit thread hose @80s per dozen
2160 00 00
Care, packing, &c
24 15 00
£5420 15 00
9 Cases containing 287 Muskets & bayonets
60 00 00
17220 00 00
1 Barrel flints, 5,000
60 00 00
300 00 00
30 barrels contg. each 100 lb. is 3,000 lb. powder @3s.
9000 00 00
Bar iron weighing 6,000 lbs @ 60
3600 00 00
80 pss. Linen Conts. 1958½ Ells @4 pr Ell (1 ps. taken by the Capt for the Schooner’s use).
7834 00 00
Negro hire, porterage, &c..
132 00 00
Labor hire carrying do. on board
66 00 00
198 00 00
£52674 11 03
My Commissions for receiving do. @ 5p Cent
2633 14 07
£55308 05 10

J. Pierre, Martinique, Octr. 18th, 1781. Errors Excepted.

SAM’L PARSONS.

Approved, P.
De Bretigney,
Brig. Genl. & Agent for the State of No. Car.