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Invoice from Joseph Blake for transporting militia
Blake, Joseph
September 05, 1748 - September 12, 1748
Volume 22, Page 276


Cape Fear,
N. Hanover County,
NORTH CAROLINA.

The Publick Dr. to Joseph Blake:

For Sundry Ferryages of Men & Horses over & back again my Ferry, on accompt of the Spaniardses Landing and plundering Brunswick, and ferrying sundry Messengers backwards & forwards on said acc’t, vist.:

1748.
Sept. 5th, To ferrying 35 Men & Horses—
Sept. 6th, To ditto 40 Do—
Sept. 7th, To ditto 60 Do—
Sept. 8th, To ditto 20 Do—
Sept. 9th, To ditto 18 Do—
Sept. 10th, To ditto 15 Do—
188 Men & Horses @ Proclam’l money
£3
15
2
Sept. 11th and 12th, To Ferrying the above Men & Horses at their return from Town, going to their several Homes.
3
15
2
£7
10
4

N. B. Each ferriage at 3s. old currency P. Man & Horse is P. money.

JOS: BLAKE.