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Invoice from William Dry for supplies for the militia
Dry, William, 1720-1781
September 04, 1751
Volume 22, Pages 277-278

-------------------- page 277 --------------------

The Publick to William Dry, in the time of the Spanish Allarm at Brunswick:

1748, Sept. 8th—
To Cash paid William Simpson for Beef & other Provisions for the Men
£40
6
0
To William Gradey, for Ditto
17
7
6
To William Ross for Cash gave the Express to Chas. Torn
1
5
0
To Ralph Bugnion for 2 Dollars & 5 Bitts gave Do
6
5
0
Sept. 6th—
To Cash paid for Powder & Ball for the Men
7
0
0
To John Davis for 3 galls. Rum
9
0
0
To a negro Fellow, cost me to George Ronalds £45 Sterling, which was kill’d by accident in assisting in the Allarm
450
0
0
Sept. 8th—
To Fort Johnston for Beef, Pork and Rice for 40 people 2 Days & half
25
0
0
Sept. 10th—
To Cash paid sundry Sailors & for Burying the Dead Spaniards
10
0
0
Sept. 12th—
To Cash paid sailors for assisting to gett the Guns & anchors, &c., on shoar out of the wreck & for Boat Hire
30
0
0
To ditto paid a second time to men
5
0
0
To Rum & Sugar bo’t of Corp. Starkett for the Men in getting the things on shoar
20
0
0
To 1 Barril Beef & 4 Bushels Corn to the People getting the sails & other things on shoar, &c
16
0
0
To a Pettiangood & three negroes 4 days assisting
20
0
0
Old tenour
£657
3
6
To 1 pair Pistols had of John Moore, which were Lost
15
0
0
£672
3
6

Brunswick, September 4th, 1751.

Errors Excepted.

P. WILL’M DRY.

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The Publick To William Dry, by Order of Eleazer Allen, Edward Mosely, Roger Moore and William Forbes, Esq’rs, and The Commissioners appointed for takeing care of the Rivers against Allarms:

To William Lithgow for 50w. Powder and 25w. Bullets, at two Different times in Allarms, @ 25s. & 4s., is
£75
0
0
To Edward Simpson for 6w. Powder & 20w. Bullets
14
0
0
1744, June—
To William Ross, for sundrys, vizt.:
12 Indian Trading Guns, @ £10
120
0
0
11 Cartooch Boxes, @ 37s. 6d.
20
12
6
6w. Gun Powder, @ 25s.
7
10
0
6 Cutlashes, @ 50s.
15
0
0
2 Doz’n Gun Flints
1
0
0
1744, June 26—
To Edward Simpson for sundrys, Vizt.:
12 Guns @ £15
180
0
0
12 Cutlasses @ 60s.
36
0
0
12 Cartridge Boxes @ 25s.
15
0
0
12 Powder Flasks @ 25s.
15
0
0
Old Tenour
£499
2
6

The above acc’t I have been obliged to pay above six years past.


Brunswick, Septem’r 4th, 1751.

Errors Excepted.

P. WILL’M DRY.